Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gift #262: Groundhog Day

I had not done much to celebrate Groundhog Day earlier this month, so last night I decided to watch the movie, Groundhog Day, as it seemed appropriate for February. I had watched it a few years ago and thought it … Continue reading

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Gift #261: fresh bread

Today I went into Panera for some of their yummy bagels. They are a weekend breakfast treat! While I was waiting for them, I took note of how beautiful their display of baked goods were. I’ve always admired how lovely … Continue reading

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Gift #260: Spring stamps

A few weeks ago, one of my favorite stamp companies, Red Lead, released their new spring stamps. They always come out with wonderful stamps for the seasons, but spring is one of my very favorite releases because they have lots … Continue reading

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Gift #259: Happy Valentine’s Day

  Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever 1 Chr. 16:34 Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! 1st John 3:1 But … Continue reading

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Gift #258: Lent

A few days ago, the little voice in my head whispered “you should blog about Lent on Ash Wednesday.”  This struck me as being an absurd idea – I’m hardly an expert on the Lenten celebration.  The churches among which … Continue reading

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Gift # 257: Green and White

Green and white…it’s one of my favorite color combinations.  It’s so fresh and natural.  I can’t help but be relaxed, calmed, and invigorated when I stare at green and white.  Pottery Barn is also enamored with the color combo right … Continue reading

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Gift #256: Flowers on the mind

Over the weekend, a trip to Anthropologie was in order.  Florals are very popular right now, as they should be.  I took some pictures of items that were full of bright springtime florals and made a collage with them.  The … Continue reading

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Gift #255: dreaming of gardening

I thought I’d share a few more photos from West Elm today.  They have  a great display for gardening in small areas – and on walls!  They had gardening tools out and about and pots of lovely green plants.  One … Continue reading

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Gift #254: Green growing things

Today my mom and I visited West Elm, which is a newly opened store in one of our malls. I was surprised and delighted to find that they had lovely garden displays, with real succulents for making your own terrariums! … Continue reading

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Gift #253: spring birthday cards

I recently made a batch of cards using the one-sheet wonder technique again. I love these templates that show you how to maximize your papers and provide you with layouts, so you don’t even have to think about it. I … Continue reading

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