Flowery Winter Mantel

I’m sharing the mantel design I created for winter and thought it would be perfect as a Valentine arrangement too.  I just couldn’t put away these dahlia beauties after Christmas, so I chose to continue to use them for winter. … Continue reading

Winter Tea

I love a hot cup of tea sometimes in the afternoon, but mainly in the evening after dinner, especially on a cold winter day.  I find tea soothing and relaxing after a long day.  My husband and I both enjoy … Continue reading

Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God

Holy Mary Mother of God The Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God is celebrated on January 1st, the final day of the Christmas octave and a Holy Day of Obligation. The origin of this feast goes back to the … Continue reading

A Little Christmas in the Kitchen

It’s Christmas weekend and I wanted to share a little Christmas in my kitchen.  I enjoy using lanterns in my designs, especially during Christmas.  Their lovely glow creates such a warmth around the home.  When the lights are turned off … Continue reading