3 New Wreaths

On Sunday, I am leaving for the Golden Glow of Christmas Past annual convention; it's in Cincinnati this year.  This is my third one and I am excited to be back and catch up with the lovely friends I have made in this organization of insanely enthused Christmas people. This year there are over 700 … Continue reading 3 New Wreaths

“OMG OMG I’m in tears!!!”

This year I accepted a commission from a woman who lives in Bermuda. She is an international flower show judge and also happens to be a friend of my best friend from childhood.  Cindy has a home in St. Michael's, Maryland just a few miles down the road from where I grew up. She delivered … Continue reading “OMG OMG I’m in tears!!!”

Never Say Never….

  SO, remember last year when I told you that my trip to the Country Living Fair Atlanta would be my last one? Well, guess what? It turns out it wasn't. Yup, we had such a good time last fall that I've decided to do it again. 😊 Considering that it poured rain and then … Continue reading Never Say Never….

Bottlebrush Forest

Just a quick post to let you know I am indeed alive and well.... I will be back soon with tales of what's been going on. Nothing terribly exciting really, unless you count purging a closet for the first time in about 15 years and stuff like that. But I do have a few tidbits … Continue reading Bottlebrush Forest

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.  Here is an excerpt: Please do not store in a hot/cold attic.  … Continue reading Just Say No to the Attic!