Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Say GOODBYE to 2010, and HELLO to 2011.  What a year it has been.  I have SO MANY things to be thankful for and I am truly blessed with amazing people in my life.  I'm looking forward to what's to come in 2011....I have lots of new ideas & projects … [Read more...]

Kitchen Renovation Update: Decisions have been made!

A little update on my (minor) kitchen reno...I found some interesting ideas while making a pit stop @ Home Depot AND Lowe's yesterday.  After lots of thought, I've made some decisions!  I LOVE the idea of painting my kitchen cabinets black as I posted the other day, but am relunctant … [Read more...]

These are a few of my Favorite Things

I have to admit, I'm a fan of Oprah, and love to watch her {Favorite Things} show that airs every December ~ This year was her last and she had two full days of her {Favorite Things}.  I'm sure you've heard of the show, and most likely have seen it as well.  It's where she shares with the … [Read more...]

Escaped to the Outdoors

What a DAY!  A bit of cabin fever was setting in and I needed to escape.  I spent part of the day at a local NY State Park with the kids and enjoyed the beautiful snow that we were blessed with yesterday!  Being outdoors was exhilarating, and reminded me of a post that I wrote awhile … [Read more...]

Wintry White Wonderland: Inspiration for a Wondrous Decor

With the BIG BLIZZARD of 2010 (ya, right...we only got 4"), I've been dreaming of WHITE (and black with the possible new project of revamping my oak cabinets ~ see today's earlier post on I'm BACK & thinking BLACK) and thought it would be fun to inspire you with a little Wintry White for your … [Read more...]

I’m BACK & thinking BLACK!

I hope you truly enjoyed your Christmas and had some enjoyable time with your family and friends! A little time-off for me was great...I feel revived and ready to start my projects for 2011 (even though we still have a week to go in 2010)!  Since the one year anniversary of living in our … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas and THANK YOU!

I have so many accomplishments to be thankful for this year ~ two biggies: a new home and my new business! As both are still in the beginning stages of development, it has been an exciting, but (at times) anxiety-prone process. I'm definitely the type of person that lives on instant gratification … [Read more...]