We put together a new piece of artwork for the mantle this year. A print of Appleton in 1867, mounted on plywood, framed in with scraps from our backyard fence. […]
Some if my favorite things: mistletoe and garlands. I bought these ornaments at a thrift shop years ago, waiting for an opportunity to use them. This is their year to […]
Believe it or not, yet ANOTHER one of my Christmas wishes has come true. Two nights ago, my dear friend Cathy let me help set up her holiday store window […]
I was blessed with a bit of Christmas magic this past weekend. On a last minute whim, we decided to drive up north Friday night. During the two hour dark […]
Tonight I’m winding down with a hot cup of acorn squash soup and 2,773 photos of last year’s Christmas. I’m carefully skimming and editing them to have the best shots […]
Planning for this coming Christmas has me looking back on last year’s good times. This party in particular stands out as one of my holiday 2012 highlights- Our annual Kid Christmas […]
If Christmas were a contest, (which it is definitely NOT), I’d be loosing to at least two friends of mine. Amy’s season of giving was well underway before Halloween. Her […]
While out shopping today, a friend of mine spotted this on an EMPLOYEES ONLY door. Looks like I’m not the only one counting down!
Christmas magic is in the air… On Fern’s one month birthday, what arrived in the mail? Her custom knit Christmas stocking from eBay of course!
It’s no wonder I love Christmas. I grew up in the 90s- the legendary decade of the rebirth of Christmas movie magic. Relive it with me… Home Alone 1 (1990) […]
There’s nothing like a classic Christmas flick to fluff up your warm fuzzies. Make sure you get swept away by these magical movies again this year. White Christmas (1954) Miracle […]
The merry millennium brought with it a fresh dose of Christmas comedy. Some of our Reetz family favorites are: -Elf (2003) -How The Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) -Love Actually (2003) […]