Christmas Cheer

Cities at Christmastime are magical, aren’t they? I love the idea enough that I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to it. I took this pic a couple of years ago at Macy’s in Chicago (the old Marshall Field’s). If you’re celebrating...

Christmas Things

How is your December going? Ours is busier than usual and, to be honest, busier than I’d like. I love the festive feeling of the month, but it’s a *tiny* bit too much for this introvert. Today, however, I’m cozied up at home because Kansas City is a...
Woodland Christmas

Woodland Christmas

Probably like a lot of you, my Christmas decorating has evolved a lot over the years. More and more I’m trying to simplify down to the things I really love. My favorite combination is rustic with a lot of glitter, so woodland-themed Christmas decorations always...
Nell Hills Visit

Nell Hills Visit

Last week I made a quick trip to Nell Hills to check out the holiday displays. It’s so fun to have Mary Carol Garrity’s home interiors store, which is a destination for many, in Kansas City. Actually, Mary Carol recently sold the store to a young couple,...
Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Peach and Blueberry Crisp

We have this great new development at our house. My daughter and her fiancee like to cook, so often when they come over for dinner they offer to do the heavy lifting. That was the case on Labor Day and since I was freed from cooking duties, I offered to handle...