Winter white wreath with a pompom garland.

Winter White Wreath And A Coat Rack

Yesterday was a dreary and rainy day, so I decided to make a winter white wreath to brighten the front door. The assembly was quick, and soon I was hanging the wreath when I realized I should also share my new smart-looking coat rack . First the winter white wreath...   As I was saying, the wreath assembly went quick, … Continue reading Winter White Wreath And A Coat Rack

Organizing A Kitchen Pantry. Thistle Key Lane

Organizing A Kitchen Pantry

Sometimes even the most organized spaces can have a catastrophic system failure. I’m not sure what or who is to blame for the pantry calamity, but I do know that the husband was home on holiday for a couple of weeks. (I’ll just let that linger in your thoughts.)     Two pieces of good … Continue reading Organizing A Kitchen Pantry

Watercolor Labels For Jars

Watercolor Labels For Jars

Three of my favorite activities are organizing, painting and drinking tea, but not necessarily in that order.  Today's project combines all three.  When I'm home I drink copious amounts of tea and have expanded my tea selections beyond the usual Earl Grey and Green tea. I needed a better storage solution for tea bags in the pantry so that … Continue reading Watercolor Labels For Jars

Kitchen Christmas Decor

Holiday Spiced Rum Cake

Growing up, the best place to hang out during the Christmas season was in the kitchen. I hope you will love my Holiday Spiced Rum Cake as much as I do. This recipe reminds me of those wonderful times watching my mother bake when I was a little girl. I used my mom's rum cake recipe substituting brown … Continue reading Holiday Spiced Rum Cake

Decorating Christmas In Plaid

Decorating Christmas In Plaid

Last Christmas, Angus was a wee puppy getting into whatever mischief he could reach.  If you know anything about wheaten terriers, you know they typically take at least three years to grow out of their insufferable puppy stage. I keep telling myself, one day he will become a great companion just like our Sandy. Until … Continue reading Decorating Christmas In Plaid

Fresh Paint and Christmas Greetings

Decorating The Foyer For Christmas

I hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I took a few weeks off from blogging to enjoy Thanksgiving with family and to get the house organized. Things tend to get a wee bit chaotic when working full-time and trying to blog. I did manage to steal a few hours to watch Fixer … Continue reading Decorating The Foyer For Christmas