Archive | May, 2011

you’re invited {last chance}


I would love very much for you to join us for a fun morning! You’ll take away several different flowers, meet some lovely women and support a great cause.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please click  H E R E.

Ticket sales end Wednesday June 1st, so grab them while they are available.

P.S. if you come, please introduce yourself to me : can’t wait to put faces to names!

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I have tree-envy


This tree sits in my sister & brother-in-law’s back yard.

tree closer

With its showing blooms


and their delicious fragrance


and far-reaching span.

more blooms

It makes me very envious.

I need a lilac tree.

Then I could cut flowers and have them filling up my house with their amazing scent.




But for now, I’ll just be happy for my sister. And thankful that she let me cut a {huge} armful.

Anyone else in love with lilacs?

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audrey’s room at nonna’s house

Nonna {Ryan’s mom} knows how to put a room together.

This is her most recent project, which she has dubbed Audrey’s Room.

audrey's room

The baby girl still sleeps in a pack and play while visiting, but someday soon she’ll be able to sleep in her own big bed.

I love the mix of art work, book pages, mirror and chalkboard – all hung randomly, but they work together perfectly.


The headboard was a project done on a whim using foam wrapped in fabric and then tufted with covered buttons.

headboard 2



Isn’t it such a delightful room? Nicely done sweet Nonna {hope you don’t mind that I snuck some photos while visiting the other day!}

the room

And just for good measure, here is Audrey in her ‘real’ room.


You know all of those adorable photographs of babies standing in their cribs? I was going for that look, but my baby girl would have nothing of it. She’s still pretty cute though.

zig zag

I will make a formal introduction soon, but please head to my best friend’s new blog for a heartfelt message for this Memorial Day.

Thank you to all of the soldiers, both past and present, who have given us this amazing gift of freedom.  We remember and honor your life of service.

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