SNS #63 brings you – your Christmas story (and giftcard winner!)

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #63, the Happy New Year / Christmas Story edition! If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you […]

A Christmas like no other (2010 story)

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  Well now, that was quite a Christmas! Going through two dead trees in one year… beat that! 🙂  No, wait. How about a shopping trip like no other?  Realizing sticking to simple pleasures ARE in vogue. For me anyway. Huh… Decorating The season sure felt like it came early. TOO early. I wasn’t ready, […]

Top posts and projects of 2010

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We are officially nearing 2011 already! And what better time than to do a mini review of the past year. These are some of the most popular posts and projects the last year has brought. I hope you enjoyed reading them as much as I enjoyed creating and writing them. 🙂 January – The Dark […]

Stories of Christmas Past – When Santa came over

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I don’t  know about you, but Christmas contours up some wonderful memories from my past. I had thought about sharing a couple with you, so when I came upon a bunch of old photos recently uploaded to my hard drive, that sealed the deal. 🙂 So… while I putz around with the house this week […]

When a junker ventures into a retail zone

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When visiting at my sister’s for Christmas dinner, the gals were showing off some new duds they just got. You know the kind… skinny jeans, cute longer tops, and boots. I sunk lower in my chair wearing my frumpy baggy jeans, short tshirt and hoodie ensemble.  Let me give you a visual. This is pretty […]

An early SNS #62 brings you ~ a Christmas video

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #62!  This one’s coming to you a day early! Surprise! If you’re new here, join in! There are two categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes. There is no 3rd themed linkup during this special holiday weekend. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you […]

An impossible project brings a feature, win, AND giveaway!

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 Most of you have seen my bedroom a bazillion times by now. Please bear with me. I had to use this room for what this post is all about. 🙂 When I first decorated this room, I couldn’t believe my nerve.Would I get away with this?!?  I remember the doubtful yet curious comments when just […]

BlogHer is giving away an iPad!

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This is a compensated review by BlogHer.   Wishing you had one of these babies? You are not alone! It’s high on my list so I can carry a portfolio around and go online when on the road. Gosh it would be so nice to have. I played with one 2 weeks ago and fell […]

NEW Whoville tree with a WhoDroop feature

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  Remember my Christmas tree? Yes. The Whoville Junk Memory tree to be exact. Bad news. It didn’t make it.  It was one of those fluky things. I went back to the tree place and inquired why it dried out so fast wondering what on earth I did wrong, and they didn’t hesitate. They wanted […]

SNS #61 brings you ~ Christmas full home reveals

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Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #61, the Christmas full home reveal edition! If you’re new here, join in! There are three categories to link to. Home Decor as well as Crafts, Sewing, Recipes, plus the 3rd themed link up. Check below for this weekend’s theme. Party starts Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm pacific, so you have all […]