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Home and Garden Thursday…

Home-and-Garden-Christmas Holiday Button

Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday We’re in the Christmas countdown time! We have one week until Christmas! Are you ready. Me? No! I feel like I lost a week when I was sick and that time is flying by much too fast! Many of you shared that you too have been dealing with a […]

A Dream House…

Burwell Goss House

I say I’m living my dream. We live in the country, I have a wonderful family and a beautiful home. The life I live has a wonderful rhythm – the pace of a small country town where your neighbors and local business owners are your friends. Finding a Dream Home Everyone has their ideal of […]

A Return to Loveliness…

A Return to Loveliness Christmas

Hello all! I hope all is well and you’re enjoying these last few days before Christmas. I know there’s probably a lot to do, getting together each week for a lovely cup of tea is a marvelous way to start your week. We’ve already had our Christmas party, it was a wonderful gathering. I do […]

QVC DIY Wreath Challenge…

QVC Wreath DIY challenge

Given the opportunity to add beauty to the Christmas decor in my home,   I was delighted to take on a challenge. QVC’s Home-Savvy Hostess, Jill Bauer wished to spread holiday cheer with this fun challenge. Participants are given a beautiful 24″ pre-lit wreath by Ellen Degeneres to review and to complete this QVC DIY Wreath […]

Oh Christmas Tree…

Oh Christmas Tree-1

One of our favorite things to decorate in the Christmas season is the Christmas tree.   It is a family affair. Over the years we have accumulated ornaments that were made by the children, gifted to us by loved ones and some that were given just for the fun of it. I love each year […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

Home-and-Garden-Christmas Holiday Button

Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday They say timing and location are everything. Well, I suppose I should be thankful for timing. I have been working for several days preparing the house, food and gifts for our annual Christmas party. I’d hoped to share with you wonderful pictures…however, the day after the party I developed […]

Cookies…

Christmas Cookies-1

Fun and Delicious Cookies for Christmas Party My Darling Daughter and I have been preparing for our annual Christmas party. She has been a great help as we check off today’s list of ‘Things to Do’. She’s my awesome sous chef! Awesome Salty-Sweet Cookies  She made the dough for the Pretzel Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies […]

A Return to Loveliness…

A Return to Loveliness Christmas

Hello all! I hope all is well and you’re enjoying these last few days before Christmas. I know there’s probably a lot to do, getting together each week for a lovely cup of tea is a marvelous way to start your week. We’ve already had our Christmas party, it was a wonderful gathering. I do […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

Home-and-Garden-Christmas Holiday Button

Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I have been busy as a bee at my house. It is so much fun to decorate for Christmas, don’t you think?! When I was going through the decorations, I enjoyed revisiting with favorite ornaments and decor…special memories go with so many of them. Each year I, perhaps just […]

A Return to Loveliness…

A Return to Loveliness

Hello everyone! I hope you had a blessed Thanksgiving and weekend! We had a time where we could thank God for His Sovereignty and protection. On Wednesday evening my daughter called Dearest and told him that her husband had been shot while answering a call. He  is a Sheriff’s Deputy in a nearby county. We […]

Christmas Home Tour…

A Delightsome Life Christmas Home Tour

I am delighted to be a part of the “Chrismtas in the Country” Home Tour and Link Party 2014! I am one of over 40 decorated homes participating in this two week event from November 28th till December 12th. Please visit Creative Country Mom’s to see all the new stops on the tour each day. There is […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

Home-and-Garden-Christmas Holiday Button

  Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you’re the hostess or traveling to be with family, I hope you have a blessed and safe time together. I look forward to spending time with my siblings and their families – we always have such a marvelous time together. Time is swiftly passing and […]

Christmas Stockings…

vintage inspired French Grain Sack stockings-9 copy

From Fabric Inspired by French Grain sack     Oh, the look and the texture of true French Grain sack….it’s beauty in simplicity. This fabric comes so very close. It is so beautiful and so versatile. Christmas Stockings For Christmas Party Each year we host a Christmas party. Each year I make gifts for the […]

I am thankful for……

Thanksgiving tablescape-7 copy

The days are getting so busy! So much to do! I definitely have to keep to my Most Important Things To Do list! Otherwise, I’ll get sidetracked. I missed my tea time with you last week and I definitely wanted to make time to have the opportunity to share that I am thankful for you. […]

A Return to Loveliness…

A Return to Loveliness Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! I know my Canadian friends have already celebrated their Thanksgiving, for us in America we have so much to be thankful for…I’ll share more with you this afternoon on what I’m thankful for. I hope you have a blessed holiday and wonderful time with family. My heart goes out to those who are […]