Warming Winter Tea

Warming Winter Tea

One of the greatest compliments I have ever received was from my youngest daughter's friend when she dubbed me "Queen of Beverages". Both girls were in elementary school at the time, when kids often have quite fussy palates, so I considered this…

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Tiny Terrariums and Succulent Gardens

Tiny Terrariums And Succulent Gardens

Here in Michigan, round about October, the leaves have mostly shaken free from their places in the trees and the branches are strikingly bare.  While I am a girl who loves the four seasons, including the magic of Winter, I am also…

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Fern Leaf Luminaries

Fern Leaf Luminaries

More on the love of plants...and other ways to bring their beauty into your life and home. As those of you who have been exposed to my work over the years know, I have a penchant for making intricate, paper cut,…

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The Spring Table

The Spring Table

Being able to pull off beautiful Seasonal Ambience is more a matter of intention and practice than it is of expense or expertise.  I personally always look to the natural world for both, inspiration and “supplies". If we spend time…

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Where Heaven Touches Earth

Where Heaven Touches Earth

...bird of prey wings imprint in fresh snow. One of the things that I love most about winter is the way that we can see the stories of wildlife unfolding so much more clearly. I am very blessed to live…

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