Happy Thanksgiving!

(Photo from Martha Stewart, but of course!)Its been a rough year but I still have so much to be thankful for. I love my family and friends very much and without them I couldn't get through the hard stuff! I hope everyone enjoys their Thanksgiving!!Eat lots and be thankful!

Thanksgiving Table

We're hosting Thanksgiving this year and are counting down the days to the food! Its the one time of the year where I don't feel guilty for eating too much, which obviously makes it my favorite holiday of the year! I finished decorating the table today and I thought I'd show you the process.Below is the before. We don't normally have the table set but we have our house on market (any buyers out there?) and I wanted the table…

Getting ready for Thanksgiving

I'm hosting Thanksgiving this year and I've been trying to come up with some ideas for decorating the house for. I'm thinking about using natural materials, pinecones, leaves, corks and I even have some ideas using some veggies for the centerpiece. I want to keep it simple and am looking forward to using my fancy china!Do you decorate for Thanksgiving?

Getting Ready for Christmas?!

I know! I know! We haven't even eaten our Thanksgiving turkey yet but here I am posting about Christmas! To be honest I'm not a big lover of Christmas decorating and I keep it pretty minimal in our house. I put up a tree, decorate the mantel and maybe put a centerpiece on the table. I do however like to decorate the outside of our house. I went home this weekend to visit with my mother-in-law/best friend (yep you read…

Black Thumb

I love flowers and plants but truth be told I always kill my plants no matter how much I tend to them. So, instead of just leaving the pots empty in my kitchen above my sink I decided to put pumpkins on top to get ready for fall. The pot in the middle has a tealight in it that lights up the area at night. Wish me luck that I don't kill the pumpkins!