Decorating a corner for the holidays

The first week of October for our family is basically like the gunshot that signals the start of a marathon. Birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, school activities, family visiting, traveling to visit family, kids out of school, work deadlines. The holiday season, with all its festive charm, often brings a less welcome companion – stress. So how […]

We spent most of the holidays with our large families at our cabin and even in its in-progress state, all of the hard work we’ve put into it over the last few months all felt worth it. We have a full post coming up next week about all the furnishings we’ve added to the cabin […]

In case you missed it, we’re in full-on online shopping mode today and posting a slew of gift guides, too! You can see the first gift guide for budding artists here. And now for the children (ps. somehow Greta always calls kids, “children” and it is so endearing I could faint.) Obviously, we have two […]


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