Holidays, Holiday Head Start & Gift-away!

I am not rushing the holidays, I promise!   My youngest son was born on Thanksgiving Day, and he would always insist that there would be no holiday anything until Thanksgiving was properly celebrated…so I get it…     I do love November, to me it’s a quiet month, after the joys of summer and … Continue reading

Holidays, Getting Ready!

Psst…did you know tomorrow is December 1… Wasn’t it just Halloween??     This is the time of year where you just have to B E L I E V E  you’re going to get everything done!     Have you been decking your halls?     The “South Pole” is done     And … Continue reading

Holidays, It’s a Cotton Christmas!

It has turned out to be a Cotton Christmas! I’ve been frantically fa la la-ing, and we still have the tree to do, but the halls in the family room are decked out with the Sweet Home Alabama Tree, and Frosty’s up to some mischief nearby Somehow my gold and silver world of angels has … Continue reading

Party Panache, Goodie Swap! and a yummy fruit tart

It’s that time again, time for our annual “Goodie Swap!” I have been doing this with the same group of women since 1979! We think anyway, none of us can really remember, but we have a photo of one of the early gatherings and it’s dated 1979…Good news is that none of us have changed … Continue reading

Party Panache, Baby He or Baby She?

Last weekend we had a little shindig to celebrate the bundle of joy that DD [darling daughter] & NG [nicest guy, my son-in-law] are expecting in March.  We gathered the fam and a few special friends and had a “Reveal Party.” Reveal parties are all the rage right now, and let me tell you, it … Continue reading

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