Christmas Card Scrapbook

Christmas Card Scrapbook

Ever wonder what to do with all the adorable photo Christmas cards you receive every year? I can’t bear to throw away friends’ and family’s cards, not only because I’m so sentimental (and a tiny bit of a hoarder) but also because I know how...
The Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

The Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

I come from a large extended family, and we’ve always had big gatherings for holidays. One thing you could always count on: there would be a Kids’ Table. For many years, of course, there was no question as to which table I would belong. I was oh so young and after...
November Style Picks

November Style Picks

I’m on a mission to save Thanksgiving decor. It’s sandwiched in between Halloween & Christmas and doesn’t get the “thanks” it deserves. I love the no-pressure feeling of Thanksgiving…there are no gifts involved, and to me this...
Fly Your Wings to Disney World

Fly Your Wings to Disney World

My cousin Cody is back, as promised, with a little story about Disney World through our eyes. First, here’s a photo of us so you can get into the decade.   Martha & Cody: Christmas 1972            “As kids growing up in the small towns of Grundy...
The Weighted Blanket Craze

The Weighted Blanket Craze

Most of us have heard of the weighted blanket craze and how they are supposed to help relieve anxiety and depression as well as offering a more comfortable night’s sleep. I wanted to see for myself and when I saw this gorgeous navy from Therapedic I was sold....
Wilde Mushroom Pate

Wilde Mushroom Pate

Just because I don’t cook a lot (hubby does most of it), that doesn’t mean I don’t know how. I’ve got some yummy dishes under my belt when I set my mind to it. I mean, my grandmother’s maiden name was Cook, after all, and she sure was the...