I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving day.  I spent the afternoon curled up with my puppy sleeping on the sofa after way too much Turkey. When I regained consciousness I started my Holiday shopping.  My children had to turn in their lists before lunch. It is insane that all the sales seem to have.. read more →

Thanksgiving arrived in a flash this year. I am looking forward to family and fellowship with my people. I have gotten most of the cooking done today so Turkey Day can be more low key. I am grateful for my readers and friends. Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving! This is always a family favorite. This.. read more →

I always have a ridiculously long list of wants. The toppers are always an airstream, a ranch in Wyoming, lots of puppies, a horse with all the gear including an orange winged Hermes saddle, a cottage in Nantucket….   These big items always make the other stuff seem slightly more reasonable. I recently had my.. read more →

Everyone knows bubbly or vino make a great gift but if you want to get creative or up your game for Thanksgiving at the in-laws or all the upcoming holiday parties. Homemade treats also show extra love.  I always welcome cheese straws or toffee.  I have you covered with loads of creative choices for anyone.. read more →

We could always use the latest gadget, a highly recommended coffee maker or a fun game. Our home is where we spend most of our time so shouldn’t we consider gifts that focus on this too? I am also always a fan of original art so be sure to consider that by visiting your local gallery.. read more →

These are the ones that are easy to shop for on your holiday list! They still delight in the opening of the gifts and the surprises galore.   Toys are such fun to give and to get. However, I want THIS COAT and SLIPPERS for myself.  Here are my favorite gifts for the younger set. .. read more →

The Teen / Tween set is also easy yet hard to buy for. They are picky beyond compare but generally you are safe with any Apple product or just venmo them $.  I love trying to please this opinionated and spirited age…I have 3 of them. Here is my strongly critiqued list. My advice is to.. read more →