Pollen and Puppies


Spring is in full swing in Tennessee. My puppy, Kieran, and I spent some time outside today and I couldn’t believe how much pollen there was out there! He, however, was not displeased to find all the pollen. He licked it up off the front porch where it had collected in little drifts. I found that to be a little gross. When he was done it looked like he had been eating donuts covered in yellow powdered sugar. My puppy is weird but cute.



My Holiday Tablescape!

This is a nice and simple way to decorate for the holidays.

In preparation for our holiday dinner party tomorrow, yesterday I went grocery shopping. Today, I worked on completely decluttering the house and setting up our dining table (minus the dinnerware). I created a tablescape that’s super simple, organic, and festive.

And to be honest, it didn’t cost me a penny. I gathered everything from what we already had from yrs past. Except for the fresh pine, of course!

holiday tablescape6Here’s my little arrangement. You really don’t have to inherit Martha Stewart’s genetics to do this!

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I added these teeny tiny iridescent glass ornaments to the pine needles. They look like little magical bubbles!

holiday tablescape5I knew that I wanted something fresh, organic, and appropriate for the season. What fits the bill better than pine and its pine cones? The scent of fresh pine is AH-MAZING!

holiday tablescapeAnd this is how it all came together! We are still in the midst of redecorating…

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