Quotable Friday and Weekend Links: Judi Dench and Mary Carol Garrity Edition

How do you feel about bucket lists? I’ve started one a time or two, but it wasn’t fun to me. It felt like making an overwhelming to-do list. I do love what (the fabulous) Judi Dench says here about new opportunities. The quote came from this article about Judi and fellow actor Bill Nighy (you’ll recognize him), which was […]

Weekend Links

Hello and happy Friday! I hope this end of the week finds you well. Every now and then I like to share some links that I’ve bookmarked in case you find them interesting or inspiring too. I’ll get to that in just a minute but first I wanted to take a look back at what […]

Photo Friday and Weekend Links

Happy Friday! This grape harvest photo is by Janice in Oregon. See her amazing gardens here. And here is what I’ve bookmarked lately from around the web. Friday Night Meatballs: How to Change Your Life with Pasta. I LOVE this simple, charming idea. 25 Rare Photos of “I Love Lucy” in Color. Amazing. SVU Star’s Stunning […]

Happy Weekend.

My niece is getting married next month and tomorrow her aunts from both sides of the family are throwing her a vintage-themed bridal shower. I drew flower duty and I couldn’t be happier about that. If you have a spare moment or two in your weekend, here are a few charming, inspiring or make-you-think links […]

Happy New Year!

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson  I’m wishing for you a safe and festive New Year’s Eve and a happy and relaxing New Year’s Day. I’ll see you in the new year! All my best, Julie

Virtual Progressive Thanksgiving Dinner

Just quickly popping in to tell you that I’m helping to host a virtual Thanksgiving this week and you’re invited. This Thursday and Friday, November 14 & 15, over 20 blogs will be sharing Thanksgiving ideas from centerpieces to dessert and everything in between. I’ll be sharing a Thanksgiving tablesetting on Thursday and I’ll include […]