Tag: decor

Christmas Simplicity

Christmas Simplicity

It’s the simple things that make Christmas special. Those special touches you add to your home… The time you spend with your loved ones… Aside from my Christmas Trees, I try to keep the rest of the Christmas themed decor pretty simple. 

Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Pumpkin Carving Ideas

Classic Jack-o’-Lantern When my children were young Halloween was a favourite festivity in my house.  For me it still is.  I love Halloween Haunts, spooky nights, the costumes, the treats, and of course a visit to the pumpkin patch in search of that ONE special pumpkin.  Once home its time to […]

The Barcelos Rooster

The Barcelos Rooster

Margaret in Barcelos, Portugal! The Barcelos Rooster is considered to be the unofficial symbol of Portugal.  This national symbol is mostly found in its typical ceramic form or embroidered on towels and aprons.  Representing  justice, happiness and good-luck, its popularity is based on the legend of […]

Portugal’s Beautiful Ceramic Tiles, AZULEJOS

Portugal’s Beautiful Ceramic Tiles, AZULEJOS

When I think of Portugal a few things come to mind,…seafood, port, wine, beautiful architecture and with the latter azulejos!