Category archives: Seasons


Getting Ready for Spring

Here I am preparing for spring and we get a late February snow storm in Chicago. That's Chicago for ya... and I'm loving it! It's been kind of a pathetic winter here and I believe [...]


Spring Wreath

I hadn't planned on making a new spring wreath because I still love the one that I have. I made this one a couple years ago and been using it since then. However, inspiration ha[...]


Table Centerpieces: From Fall to Winter

I did some quick and simple swap out for my table centerpieces... from fall to winter.  My dinner table centerpiece went from a bowl of gourds to a bowl of pine cones. I spray p[...]


Winter Wonderland Vignette

When it snows, ain't it thrilling, Though your nose gets a chilling We'll frolic and play, the Eskimo way, Walking in a winter wonderland. Since I put this vignette together,[...]


Winter Mantel

For this year's winter mantel, I wanted to highlight my grandmother's embroidered pillow cases. As I shared in the previous post, my mother had passed them on to me. I chose to fra[...]


Candy Cane Cookie Truffles

Just recently I was introduced to these scrumptious cookies... They are Trader Joe's Candy Cane Joe-Joe's. I was told I must try them... and try them I did. There's candy ca[...]


Winter Love

Let's talk winter! Another season that I absolutely love! What's there not to love about winter? Okay okay, yeah it's cold... and snow and ice can make it difficult to travel. But [...]


Pumpkin Picking Adventure

Along with County Line Orchard, another fun fall tradition for my family is going to Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm. We L-O-V-E love Bengtson's! It's not your ordinary pumpkin farm... it'[...]


Apple Picking Tradition

Since learning about County Line Orchard three years ago, my family and I have made it a tradition to go there for our apple picking. Last fall, I did share with you our apple [...]


Rustic Fall Mantel

Oh boy was I excited to start decorating for my favorite time of the year... FALL! Last week, up went my fall wreath full of turquoise pumpkins, and this past weekend I put togethe[...]