Thursday, December 2, 2010

White Wishes

Tell me today isn't December 2!
I have been wishing for Christmas since...
LAST Christmas!
Making plans...
making lists...
and then around October I pull myself back because there's LOTS of time!
Then I wake up one day and...
It's here...and I find myself swamped...
with good intentions...
but swamped.
So sorry I haven't been around.  
For what it's worth,
I have been peeking in at YOUR place from time to time though.
Let's see...I volunteered to whip up a "Nutcracker Boutique" to raise money
for the ballet less than 2 weeks.
it's CRAZY...
but GOOD!
But it does mean TONS of tutus:)

I have managed to do some decorating....
with my huge white tree!
At first, I was a bit worried...a WHITE tree?
But...if I say so myself...
it's GORGEOUS!!!!!
I could look at it all day long.
It doesn't photograph well.
With the lights and my poor photography skills, it looks pink.
So I guess maybe I should rephrase that and say that I don't photograph it well:)
So I played with the photos and they have an aged look...
kind of creamy white...not pink.
Not this tree.
Kind of vintage, right?
Because I'm going for a vintage/glam look this year:)
Here are a few of my favorite ornaments:)
I think if you click on the small photos, they will enlarge so you can actually see them!

My tree topper is a gold crown I bought this summer at Marshalls...
spray painted white...
and adorned with jewels.
My very own crown jewels!

SO that's my story these days.
Oh yeah...and a really nasty cold...but I think I'm back.
Hope all is MERRY and BRIGHT with all of you...
if anybody is still listening:)


  1. Unbelievably magical and beautiful!

  2. It looks spectacular! Love the crown on top-perfection!!


  3. It's stunning! I know trees never look as pretty in my photos either. There's either too much glow or not enough. The crown on top is definitely the crowning glory!

  4. Your tree is lovely. Glad to hear you are doing well, just keeping very busy!

  5. Hey Susie,
    Love reading the blog. I really do keep checking back. Have a very merry christmas with your family.
    Love ya friend.
    Jim R.

  6. Hi,

    Thanks for sharing this link - but unfortunately it seems to be down? Does anybody here at have a mirror or another source?


  7. Pics are gorgeous and I feel swamped and busy's just that time of year..

    Could you spare a moment and vote for me under Farmers Wifey on page 1 I'd be so grateful xx


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