On the fifth day of Christmas... I finally managed to write the post about making my Christmas village. I realize it's a bit unorthodox to continue with the Christmas themed content at this point, but as we currently reside in that Post Christmas/Not Yet New Year's Eve no man's land I thought I'd sneak this one in.Read More
I don't consider myself a particularly crafty individual. I do appreciate a good DIY, but only when a ready-made solution isn't cost-effective or aesthetically superior. But there's something about Christmastime that inevitably taps into some repressed get-out-the-glue-gun-and-sequins-and-construction-paper facet of my nature. This year was no exception. In fact, our Holiday Halls dawned a decidedly handmade and homespun attire.Read More
After three years proudly displaying the hot prink Christmas tree I fortuitously snagged at Goodwill, I'm officially ready to declare 2016 its final year. We've had a good run, this flamboyant Christmas hedge and I. But Luke's initial pleasant indifference has since morphed into a seething hatred, with increasingly disparaging critiques lobbed at it (blinding! garish! nuclear!) each passing year. And while I don't share this animosity, I do get bored rather easily.
Three years is enough.Read More
Ok, so I know I'm not exactly reinventing the wreath (or the Banksy), but this was a useful project that turned out even a little better than expected. As I mentioned in my previous post I loved the idea of hanging an…Read More