Bottle Brush Christmas Trees








Seriously,  I’ve got an issue!  I have a complete obsession with Bottle brush trees!   The only ones I don’t seem to come across are the really tiny ones.  I would like to start a collection of them.  A little vignette of them on a silver tray would be dreamy.  I guess I’m not shopping in the right places.  I did come across the two beach themed ones above and I quickly scooped them up.   Do you see the tiny little sea shells attached?  How unique is that?  I think I got them from Homegoods.  I seriously love that place.  I have included a couple pictures of some I have around my home for this Christmas season.


photos:  mine 

Holiday Gift Wrapping








I love to gift wrap presents.  I mean I really do.  I try to find unique gift items to add to the wrapping paper.  The goal is to try and create a theme, add some texture and most of all sprinkle a touch of glitz and glamor.  I want the receiver to feel a bit special and want them to enjoy opening the package.   The pictures above are gift ideas I hope you can get a bit of inspiration from and try on your own.  The gifty items attached were bought from Kohls, Target my favorite place and Michaels.  Oh, I forgot to say I have a bit of a wrapping paper obsession of which most is white.   I did not buy much if any last year.  So far this year none, but I still have time.  I mean I really need to find some unique white wrapping paper.  If you happen to see some, drop me a note.


photos:  mine 

December 1st 2016



I will blog again!  I have decided it’s time to dust you off and bring you back to life.

So much has changed yet stayed the same.  I will figure out how to mesh my life

of living/visiting my beach home in Galveston Texas with my life at home in Dallas suburb.

I will throw a bit of food, good times and some home decor from both places.

let’s see how this goes!

photo:  mine almost nightime on a lonely beach area of galveston