Category Archives: decorating the tree

When Less is (Definitely!) More


I really do try to adhere to the “less is more” school of thought when it comes to decorating.   The most difficult part of getting a project right is knowing when to stop. Overdo, and “great” can turn “garish and gaudy” in the blink of … Continue reading

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Our Someday (Maybe?) Holiday House


  Monday, December 15 Hello, dear readers!  You are now in the beautiful northwest Georgia mountains. We sit on 7-1/2 acres of land that is covered in oaks, maples, dogwood, hemlocks, mountain laurel, rhododendrons, and white pine. Our property is surrounded … Continue reading

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Tripped Up By The Lights Fantastic


This is the year when the lights went out. Literally!  Once plugged in, our pre-lit tree had a whole band of lights in the middle that were deader than doornails.  We tried to find the offending bulbs and replace them, but none … Continue reading

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