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Decorating for thanksgiving

Decorating for thanksgivingIt’s that time of year here in the United States when we gather with family to give thanks. It is the last fall holiday. We consume fall foods such as anything made with pumpkin, apples and cranberries. I personally enjoy this holiday feast and absolutely love the colors of this season. As I look around at all of the fall colors such as the colors of the changing leaves on all of the trees, I see beautiful shades of red, yellow, orange, brown, green, and of course I like black and cream to add to the splash of colors. 

When I prepare for Thanksgiving I also think about the decoration of my home to set the atmosphere for the special day. I buy seasonal decorations such as pumpkins and other small squash, pine cones and I make some decorations with Continue Reading

Halloween In Its Ever Changing Form

Over the centuries of different cultures there have been different celebrations to honor the end of the summer growing season. Here in the United States we have carried on the tradition of Halloween in its ever changing form. In Autumn the correlation between Halloween and the Autumn harvest are the different fruits and vegetables that… Continue Reading

Interior Decorating as a Contractor

As a contractor it may surprise people that I have a natural knack for interior decorating and design. When I see an old building or house I can visualize what would make that place stand out and look great. There are a few things to think about when decorating or working interior design. I’m lucky… Continue Reading

Decorating for Christmas

Decorating a Christmas tree has been a tradition in almost every American family for generations. Some make it a family tradition to decorate the tree together on Christmas Eve making a complete family event with Christmas music, eggnog and vanilla, cinnamon, or pine scented candles giving a light Christmas scent to add to the ambiance… Continue Reading

Thankful at Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches I often try to think of things to be thankful for. I feel that during this time of economic hardships in our nation our view gets sidetracked from what we still have to be thankful for. I am going to go over some of the things we have to be thankful for.… Continue Reading

Decorating for Thanksgiving

Shopping, cooking, cleaning, decorating… most holidays are so frustratingly difficult to organize, you need to take a week off after the holiday just to get back on your feet after all that stress. But Thanksgiving is an exception – a true family holiday, a day to relax and unwind and spend quality time with the… Continue Reading