Month: November 2015

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies

 These sugar cookies have a wonderful texture to them and the added lemon zest is perfect…not overpowering…just right!

Oh Christmas tree

Oh Christmas tree

I have been decorating my Christmas tree at the main house in turquoise and white for quite a few years now… It was time for a change!

Christmas Mantel…adding a pop of red

Christmas Mantel…adding a pop of red

Yes I did…I added red! Was it crazy on my part or was I in need of a little change?

DIY Dollar Store Christmas Wreath

DIY Dollar Store Christmas Wreath

When you’re a student away from home and money is an issue, how do you find an affordable Christmas wreath for your front door? You head to the Dollar Store with your roommate… And when you get home, you grab your glue gun and scissors […]

Christmas outdoor urns and a few surprises

Christmas outdoor urns and a few surprises

Every year I fill the same urn with greenery and decorations. I have a black urn and always use several types of greens…Spruce, White pine, Fraser fir… I try to use at least two to three kinds of pine, I like the different textures and […]

Cranberry Orange Pound cake

Cranberry Orange Pound cake

It’s almost that time of year when I get visions of cranberries dancing in my head… Sorry that’s suppose to be sugarplums! I prefer cranberries…cranberries in my cookies, biscotti, cakes, and cranberry sauce on my turkey! Oh and let’s not forget all the cranberries for […]