Christmas Collections


I have had my Santa collection for over 20 years and it has been fun to open the box every year and get them all out-each one has a special memory for me; where I got it or who gave it to me over the years. ¬†Whether it is Santas, a Christmas Village,small antique trees, nutcrackers, snowmen, “kitchen”, needlepoint, mercury, glass or dog ornaments -make a collection ¬†part of your tradition at Christmas.

Chicago Christmas


Every year I am sad we can’t make our friend’s Christmas party in Chicago-she decorates her home from head to toe and I would love to see it in person. Here are some of her ideas-at least she sends me great pictures!

Holiday House Tour-Master Bedroom and Bathroom Mantles


Suffice it to say I don’t normally decorate my mantle in my Master Bath but for the house tour,I did and I have to say it was one of the favorites. I was able to borrow and buy some antique sterling silver and cut crystal powder jars-it looked elegant. For the Master Bedroom I purchased some beautiful german snowmen from The Christmas Haus in New Oxford, PA.