christmas-that’s a wrap!

I can’t believe that Christmas is now only 3 weeks away. My house is decorated, the tree is up and I’m spending some quality time wrapping up the gifts. I wanted to put a more rustic spin on the wrap this year-at least as far as the paper goes. With my tree a 12 foot […]

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time for tags

The end of November is here and it’s time to get in the groove for a little gift wrapping for the upcoming holiday season. What is a gift without a tag? A tag can be more than your standard To and From and can announce various salutations, such as quotes to live by, snippets of […]

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10 Ways to Prepare for Fall

Each Fall, I am used to getting ready. As a teacher, I would get ready to welcome new students with their ¬†fresh school supplies and eager faces. As a mom, I would help to get my own brood ready with new clothes as they prepared to begin another year of music lessons, or sports. sometimes […]

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A Christmas to remember

I really love Christmas. I always have. I always will. My Christmas memories are many and most of our family traditions have remained and have even multiplied. I passed some great ones down from my own childhood such as the compulsory 12 dishes on Christmas Eve that is rooted in Polish tradition. This of course […]

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Goodbye Fall, Hello Winter

When I was teacher of young children, we often bade farewell to one season as we welcomed in another. I am a lover of all the seasons and this is often reflected in my photography. Enjoy.   Goodbye sunlight Hello darkness Goodbye leaves Hello frost Goodbye bird’s nests Hello berries   Goodbye apple tree Hello […]

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