A Trip of a Lifetime

Three weeks from right now, I will be in the air over the Atlantic ocean. I know, I know...it's insane for me to go anywhere at this time of year but...how could I possibly pass up a trip of a lifetime? Well, obviously, the answer was I couldn't. I've yearned to go visit the Christmas … Continue reading A Trip of a Lifetime

Christmas Camp!

As you might remember, after my last post I was headed off to Cincinnati for the Golden Glow of Christmas Past annual convention. I survived! Not only did I survive, I had a blast. An exhausting, packed schedule, 24/7 vintage/antique Christmas blast. Sunday to Sunday, I somehow managed to make it through the week with … Continue reading Christmas Camp!

July Fourth

    I wish each of you and yours a very happy Fourth of July. Let freedom ring! AMERICA My country tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died! Land of the Pilgrim's pride! From every mountain side, Let freedom ring! My native country, thee, Land of … Continue reading July Fourth

Easter is Here

Since it is Easter time, I thought I would share with you one of my most precious personal photographs...This is my grandmother, Goggy, with me in the 1950s in front of church on Easter Sunday. If you were a child of those days, you probably remember getting a new Easter bonnet and/or spring coat most … Continue reading Easter is Here

Just Say No to the Attic!

Because this could happen. Yup, you could end up with a flat Italian camel stuck for eternity in a grotesque pose. If you buy a wreath or topiary from me, I give you some written tips about how to take care of it. ย Here is an excerpt: Please do not store in a hot/cold attic.ย  … Continue reading Just Say No to the Attic!