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Showing posts from December, 2011

Christmas Message To You

Hi Everyone, We are heading to Pennsylvania today for Christmas. Not in this horse drawn carriage :)  but doesn't that look lovely? source I started this little blog almost a year ago  and I want to thank  every one of you for making me  feel  so welcome  into this community ~ I am having a wonderful time sharing my home  with you and being invited into your beautiful homes! I wish you all JOY, PEACE, HOPE, AND LOVE ~ JoAnne


Hi Everyone, All of these images are from Marie's blog Vita Ranunkler . Marie lives in Denmark and these pictures from her home are just so beautiful and inspiring, I had to share them with you. ~ enjoy ~ Visit  Vita Ranunkler for more of Marie's  beautiful home and much more. •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •• •••   WISHING YOU A BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY ~ JoAnne

Christmas at Home

On Tuesday I posted our Christmas kitchen and today I would like to share more of our home decked out for the holidays. Thank you so much for taking my little tour and thanks so much to all of you who viewed my Christmas Kitchen post and for the kind comments. It really does mean a lot!! ~ HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL OF YOU ~ ••••• joining ••••• A Room by Room Christmas Tour - Cottage & Vine Christmas Home Tours - The Inspired Room 2011 Virtual Holiday House Party - Jennifer Rizzo 2011 Christmas Tour of Homes - The Nester Show & Tell - My Romantic Home Holly Bloggy Christmas Home Tour - The Shabby Creek Cottage

Christmas Kitchen

Hi Everyone, It has taken me  f-o-r-e-v-e-r  to get my Christmas  decorating act together. Thanksgiving at my house, then my daughter's 10th birthday  party put me a little behind. Not to mention band concerts, basketball games, shopping and  all the other things that go on this time of year. You all know what I'm talking about, right?  I have mostly pictures from my kitchen today and I will also share my favorite holiday decoration. These are salt & pepper shakers ~ aren't they little cutie pies? A little candy cane bouquet! I kept things fairly simple in some areas by just adding in a little more green.  A little "button art" on the wall by the fridge. In the picture below you can catch a peek of my favorite decoration this year ~ do you see it? I love, love, love this window frame. A bought it a couple months ago and have been saving it for Christmas.   I spent a lot of time

Sunday Post

~ gorgeous farmhouse simplicity ~ source:  old house. true love. *  enjoy the simple beauty of the season   * ~ JoAnne

A Favorite Thing

A couple days ago I saw that Nesting Place is having a  Favorite Things  linky party.   It should be something small and simple that costs less than $30.00. Nothing really jumped to mind at the time but when I was making my daughter's birthday cake, I thought of something. It's this white silicone spatula from Crate&Barrel. I have had it for probably 2 years and I use it ALL THE TIME. I love that it's one piece and has a long handle. It's just so handy and easy to wash. It costs $3.95 and here is the link at Crate&Barrel in case you're just dying to immediately  order one! : ) (In case you're wondering, Crate&Barrel is not paying me to say this but if they want to, that would be ok with me! : )  So that's it for my favorite thing.   If you have a favorite thing, come on over and join the party at Nesting Place ! ~ JoAnne