Miscellaneous · Travel

Magical Chinese Lantern Festival

One of the wonderful things about children is their capacity to be enchanted by all things magical–Santa, Harry Potter, Disney Princesses, etc. As adults, we tend to become jaded and lose the ability to perceive the magic around us. However, last week I had the opportunity to revisit the wonder of childhood when I attended… Continue reading Magical Chinese Lantern Festival

Exterior Decoration · Holidays

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Halloween Decorations

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas, bizarre but charming, movie inspired our Halloween Decorations this year. The 1993 stop-action film tells the tale of Jack Skellington, The Pumpkin King, who is bored with his life in Halloween Town. The story unfolds when Jack discovers a hidden door to Christmas Town and decides to take over the… Continue reading “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Halloween Decorations

Travel

What To See On Prince Edward Island Green Gables Plus A Whole Green Island

I have wanted to see Prince Edward Island since I was thirteen and first read Lucy Maude Montgomery’s series of books about the precocious orphan, Anne Of Green Gables. The desire to visit the Canadian province was further cemented in my mind years later in 1985 when PBS aired the award-winning mini-series based on the book. The… Continue reading What To See On Prince Edward Island Green Gables Plus A Whole Green Island

Exterior Decoration

Something Different For Fall Front Door Decor

This year I wanted to do Something Different For my Fall Front Door Decor. Over the years I feel like I have employed every possible combination of mums and pumpkins known to man or, more likely, to woman. And I didn’t want to go in for corn stalks and bales of hay because let’s face… Continue reading Something Different For Fall Front Door Decor