Author: Mary

On the Tree: The Night Before Christmas

Merry Christmas Eve! I hope you’ve wrapped up all your Christmas preparations and are sitting back enjoying your favorite Christmas movies. I’ve had a few of comments asking if I would share some close ups of our Christmas tree that’s twinkling in the background behind my Cardinal Christmas Table. It’s not a theme tree, rather…

Easy Christmas Santa and Snowman Bark

Christmas Santa and Snowman Bark comes together in under an hour for an easy no-bake treat to enjoy, gift and share with friends and family.  Happy Friday! This sweet treat is a festive, no-fuss treat and alternative to peppermint bark that’s readily available this time of year. I whipped up a couple of batches to…

December Weekend Waterview

Happy Sunday! Here’s a little weekend waterview from Lake Norman. . . We’ve enjoyed the most gorgeous sunrises and sunsets over the last couple of weeks.  I took these first three photos with my iPhone while I was walking the dogs. . .it’s all about the light! The weather was beautiful yesterday and a sunny…

‘Tis the Season: Merry and Bright Christmas Table and Centerpiece Inspiration!

 A round-up of Christmas and winter-themed table and centerpiece inspiration to bring joy and cheer to your holiday table. You’ll find cheery checks and merry plaids and tartans, whimsical reindeer, a Santa motorcade, floral centerpieces, DIY evergreen table runners and more. Do you like to deck the table as well as the halls, making all…