Chasing Allertons China

      I have been chasing Allertons china ever since my great aunt moved back home and it was her everyday china. My mother inherited the china and I was the lucky one to get it next. If you are familiar with Blue Willow you have probably seen some…

It’s Time To Garden….On Paper That Is

        We had our first snow for the season the other day, so that means it’s time to garden. I’m talking about gardening on paper. I love this time of year. Everyday the mail lady brings fresh new garden and seed catalogs. There…

What I Would Do Differently On the Porch

        Happy 2017!! I thought with the new year I would tell you what I would do differently if I were to build this porch again. It’s not that I don’t love it, because I do. It has been the panacea to many…

Christmas On The Porch….and around the house

  Christmas On The Porch   It’s almost here…. Just a few more minutes and it will be Christmas Day. Bonnie Blue is looking through the glass trying to find Santa.     The porch is lighted to help Santa find his way. Come and visit and stay…

A Tried and True Formal Christmas Table

      My Table Is Set and Ready For Cheer   Christmas Day is almost here and the formal Christmas table is set, and ready for cheer. That rhymes. Ha!  Since I was a child, we have always had a formal dinner for Christmas. We pull out the good…