Christmas Decorations for the Office

This year I decided on a Mardi Gras theme for our office tree.  Because I have a huge selection of ornaments and picks in mardi gras colors, these wasn’t a lot of things I had to purchase.  I was able to extend the tail on my favorite peacock which made Continue Reading →

A Winter Wonderland Christmas at the Westin

The decorations at the Westin Memorial City in Houston caught my attention.  They were different and simply beautiful. I was aware of the remodeling plans for the ballrooms, but I had no idea the electrical options were so grand.  i guess I never put much thought into having ceiling outlets. Continue Reading →

Scandal Watch Party: Gladiator Gift Bags 1

I am starting early preparations for the return of SCANDAL.  This time it happens to fall on my birthday, February 27th.  I have decided that I will present my guests with small gladiator tokens in appreciation for sharing my birthday.  I will use the pillow boxes for these.  However because we Continue Reading →

Mama’s Cabinet Make-Over

I inherited my mother’s buffet cabinet but I wanted to change the color.  So I got my mother’s blessings to change the color to black.  I didn’t want to spend a lot of time with the make over, so I searched the internet for a fast way to change the Continue Reading →

Gathering Inspiration for Christmas Decorations 2013

This was my first year going to the Nutcracker Market here in Houston.  I heard so much about how this was the premier in Christmas decoration and entertaining shopping.  I must say this is the ultimate shopping experience for the holidays.  There were all types of original designs for children Continue Reading →

Images from Christmas Past

I was looking through my pictures of past Christmas decorations, and thought I would post them here.  I am trying desperately to gather ideas for Christmas 2012.  Stay tuned for our Christmas in July celebration.

Decorating and Renovating Our 1980s Home

We purchased our home in October of 2008 for a bargain.  We know this home was built in the 1980s, and needed some tender loving care.  We were able to redo the front bathroom and the kitchen in the first year, Later we stained the back patio for a family Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving in Pensacola

This was my first get-away with Jimmy and friends during the Thanksgiving holidays.  And I must say the experience was glorious.   It was Wednesday morning around 6:00 AM when we loaded up the SUV and met Barry, Stephanie and family to start the long drive to Pensacola Florida.  I had Continue Reading →

Christmas Mardi Gras Tree Decorations 2012

Well, it’s that time of year again and I had the opportunity to create the centerpiece for their winter party.   The event was held at the Crown Plaza Hotel here in Houston, Texas across from the Reliant Stadium. The first half of the ballroom was set in Casino style, Continue Reading →