outside the comfort zone…

we've had incredibly mild weather so far this winter, here in northern virginia.  who would have thought, given our snowfall back in *october* ?!  i'm trying to be gracious about it all {because deep down inside, i'm a kid crying out for a good snowstorm}.  and while i'd like some white to grace our ground, it's admittedly hard to dismiss [...]

magic indeed

there is much i love about the christmas season...fresh greens hanging about, lights sparkling up and down stairs and adorning porches and entryways, gifts lovingly wrapped and hiding secrets within...it is a bit of magic, i think.  and while this holiday business can be overdone, it can also be lovely and so very wonderful. on christmas [...]