Tag Archives: decoration

The Post-Christmas Home and the Epidemic of Domestic Bulimia

  Melanie G. Photography   When the holidays are over, we collectively survey the decorations, the wrapping supplies, the gifts, the food – all the things that have cluttered our spaces (physically, emotionally, spiritually) for at least the past month, maybe the past year.  We all ate too much, spent too much, got too much.  […]

How Hershey’s is Making My Easter a Little Easier This Year

Easter is fast approaching, like a bunny hopping down a trail!   I’m already ready, thanks to a custom Easter basket provided by Hershey’s!   You see, when I attended the Blissdom blogging conference last month, Hershey’s had all the attendees order their own custom Easter baskets for FREE!  Thanks, Hershey’s!    We got to […]

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

Well, it’s that time again.  I just put up my second annual Valentine’s tree!  It’s a small flocked tree that sits on the entry table as you come through my front door.  Valentine’s Tree   My decorations include some glittery hearts, small pink and white Christmas balls, and some vintage Valentine’s cards tucked into the […]

Do You Have Domestic Bulimia?

2011 is over, 2012 is beginning.  When the holidays are over, we collectively survey the decorations, the wrapping supplies, the gifts, the food – all the things that have cluttered our spaces (physically, emotionally, spiritually) for at least the past month, maybe the past year. source   We all ate too much, spent too much, […]

Paper Wreaths & Other Crafty Christmas Desires

There’s something about the Christmas season that sparks a bit of craftiness in me.  There are three projects that I am DYING to do over the next few weeks, but I am ridiculously short on time to do any of them.  However, I’m thinking if I say it aloud to you guys, it will encourage […]

Oh Christmas Theme, Oh Christmas Theme . . .

Do you have a theme for your Christmas tree?  Since many people have more than one tree for Christmas, I think more and more are choosing to “theme up” at least one of their trees.   What’s more natural than a bird-themed tree?   source  

The Power of Place

After a week in sunny Phoenix, I am so ready to be home.  We all long for a vacation, but then we can’t wait to get back home – right?    Arizona Biltmore Poolside   This week (by the pool), I’ve been reading The Power of Place by Winifred Gallagher.  Among other things, Gallagher talks […]