Monday, November 29, 2010

I know I'm a little late.... but...

I just wanted to share... my Thanksgiving table and all of its flair.........
My girls were all here and the little girlies too.... we even had a table for 2!

It couldn't have been better.....I loved every minute... but I'm pooped, worn out and wait...
what did you say?...... we're doing it all again on Christmas Day!!!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Peter Piper picked a peck of pillows.....

How many pillows are in a peck anyway? I seriously love pillows, and I'm not a pillow snob. I pick up pillows anywhere from Pier One to T.J. Maxx. I have pottery Barn and Ballard design pillows, pillows I've made myself. You can completely change a look of a room just by changing up your pillows. Of course, silly me, you all already know that because most of you have the same afflictions as me. I drag pillows from one room to the other and introduce them to each, if they play nice together, they can stay a while... but I tell them to not get too attached as they will surely be moving again soon.  I have a whole pile of pillows on the daybed in my office, so when the  mood strikes I can flop on them to rest.

In the guest bedroom which has all white bedding, of course the pillows are white, I love me some white quilted pillows. I also have the lone burlap pillow I have managed to make, one of these days I'll get around to making the other 2 or 10 I have burlap for.
I know its hard to believe but I only have one decorative pillow in my bedroom, it sits in front of the other 5!
I love it's perfect French Blueness and its perfect paisleys. She is not going anywhere anytime soon.

Then there is the green collection. I found the one on the burlap chair @ Home Goods I believe and I made the other 2 years ago, they come and go from the retirement home closet. I love the fabric on them. The green velvet pillows with the G monogram are from Ballard design, and this week we added a new friend to the family.... the white Duck FARGO pillow. I ordered him from a little shop called Funky Junque, located in my hometowns of Fargo ND and Moorhead MN.
I never or rarely ever toss out a pillow.... I like to save them because you never know when one will need to come out of hiding and start the rounds again. Sometimes there remade with new fabric, sometimes they just come as they are and I love them all over again!

Hope you have a lovely weekend..... I'm off to polish the silverware... you know Thanksgiving is coming!


Monday, November 15, 2010

and the winner is.....

The winner of my first giveaway is..... Alaina from Arbor House Lane !! Yippee and hooray!! Congratulations and I hope you have fun with your gift card from CSN Stores! They have so many fabulous things, I'm sure you will have no problem finding something you love.  Thank you all for following my blog and participating, it means so much to me!!


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

My First Giveaway!!

Hi Everyone.... my friends over at CSN Stores have generously offered a $35.00 gift for my first giveaway! With Christmas right around the corner who couldn't use a little extra help?? CSN Stores have so many wonderful things from beautiful bedding to bathroom cabinets for your next remodel! All you have to do is become a follower to get a chance to win and leave me a comment telling me you are now a follower. If you are already a follower just leave a comment and remind me.You have till Sunday November 14th to enter.Good Luck and happy shopping! p.s. sorry but U.S and Canada only.


Saturday, November 6, 2010

Blanket Buffet....

Chilly weather is officially here.... I think it dipped into the 30's last night.
So... the blanket buffet is open for business. I keep assorted blankets and throws in a wicker trunk in the family room on the ready for anyone who needs to grab one and snuggle. I really don't love cool weather but.... I love to snuggle.... here's to a snugly weekend to all!