Tag Archives: thanksgiving

Why You May Need a Winter Beach Vacation

I just did something I’ve never done. My family decided to spend Thanksgiving in a completely different way – and made a winter beach vacation out of it. Remember the beach house remodel I completed last winter? Well, we took some family friends and drove the seven hours south to spend Thanksgiving week ON THE […]

Why I’m Really Looking Forward to the Holidays This Year

The holidays officially began for me this weekend. Saturday morning I attended a special HomeGoods event where I got to shop prior to regular opening. They provided breakfast snacks, free wrapping paper, gift card sweepstakes. I was able to shop with just a handful of other people in the entire store without having to deal […]


I hope you all spend this day with those you love.  Even though I’ve already decorated the rest of my house for Christmas (I just couldn’t wait any longer!), I kept my table set for Thanksgiving:                       This has been a difficult year for me. […]


  Love this quote posted by my friend Kelly on FaceBook: “The Pilgrims made 7 times more graves than huts. No Americans have been more impoverished than these who, nevertheless, set aside a day of thanksgiving.”  ~H.U. Westermayer   Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!     Photo Credits:  The Decorologist.