I Put the Nutcrackers Away

It’s official: the end of the winter Holidays is here.

Tonight I put away my treasured Nutcracker Village.

It’s nice to have my coffee table back in use as a magazine rack, fishbowl stand and, well, a coffee table.

The cats are happy their platform bed is available again.

And while it’s nice to not have to lean too far to the left or right to see Dot on the other side of the room, I miss my Nutcrackers.

I’ll take the tree down tomorrow.

I’m sad to see the season go. Once the hustle-bustle-busyness of Christmas came and went, … read the rest. . .

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…

I wasn’t sure what to write about today. It’s Thanksgiving week, and I’m thankful for so many things indeed!

I was looking through some old posts and photos for inspiration. There have been so many wonderful experiences in the past year, I thought I’d share some with you.

This first photo is my fireplace, with the first fire of the year. I love my fireplace. I love being a homeowner, and being able to host friends and give my daughter a comfortable place to grow and be. I love that during a summer storm, we sat and made s’mores right … read the rest. . .

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