Tonight is officially Burns Night, but my friends and I raised our glasses in celebration of the great Scottish bard this past Saturday for our Third Annual Burns Night Supper. It happened to be the day of the Women's March, so many of our ladies and some of our men marched and then spent an evening … Continue reading Burns Night, Naturally!
We have been working our tails off to ready for the annual Burns Night Supper this evening. We're so very excited! I promise to share details in a post next week. Promise. 'Til then, I shall leave you with this: Ye banks, and braes, and streams around The castle o' Montgomery, Green be your woods, and fair … Continue reading Burns Night Preparations!
As I prepare for Burns Night 2017, I'm reflecting on the successes of both our First Burns Night, as well as last year's festivities - which I never got around to posting. Perhaps it's because I accidentally set myself on fire...hmm. Yeah, that happened. Farewell, adorable bolero jacket! But no, dear friends, 'twas merely a … Continue reading Burns Night: Burns, Baby, Burns!
The holiday season typically extends far beyond December in our household. Midwestern winters tend to be cold, grey, and harsh, so the twinkle lights and greenery continue to add a little festivity and brightness right up until around March 1st. All that to say, here's a little Christmas blog in January! In mid December I … Continue reading Lovely Ladies Holiday Tea
Since I never got around to posting our 2015 Halloween party in a timely fashion - I mean nobody really wants a Halloween post in December, ahem - I decided to hold off until the appropriate moment in 2016. Here it is! It's October! It's October! It's October! (Note: I really love October.) My friend Kristine … Continue reading A Boo-tanical Halloween Party!
Oh, hey! Remember when I used to update this blog? Neither do I. Yeesh. Well, it's been almost a year since my last post where I teased our upcoming Halloween party. It happened. Then the holidays happened. Then Burns Night. Then Galentine's Day...and I didn't blog any of it. Well, the hope is to catch … Continue reading Catching Up
Halloween is on its way! We're having a party this weekend, so I hope to have a post with details in the next couple of weeks. In the meantime, these are just a couple of teaser shots of prep I took with my phone. Still so much to do to get this place in hauntingly … Continue reading Halloween: In Progress