Even though my kids are mostly grown we still really enjoy our Christmas, and this year Santa bought his big burlap bag of surprises.
Everyone came over to open presents.
The Duke was patient and good as gold while we opened our gifts
and he got his own little ornament from a neighborhood friend!
And grand baby had the best-est time.
December Merry Christmas... was a blast, I love to decorate, and even got help from the dog!
Duke help create this vignette below when I worked on the Dining room, here
I decorated the mantle for a challenge here
November ...went to Denver for a girls weekend
came home to prepare a great Thanksgiving
October...Early pumpkin picking
and gourd gathering, I found this awesome black gourd, that looked just like a ball and claw foot.
In Oct I also opened a booth in Cape May NJ at North End garage
in Late October I went to New Orleans where I took a zillion pictures of houses, It is a pretty neat city.
and came home to pumpkin carving on Halloween!
September... my youngest went off to college, I missed her as I dressed the shore cottage for Fall
August... my son bought a house and moved out, so I began to re-decorate his room.
And 2 puppies came home with us, well one for us, one for my grown daughter.
July... was spent at the shore house, lazy days on the beach,
also saw Ringo Starr at the Casino, and re-decorated one of my daughter's rooms, here
We beachified it.
June ..A wonderful prom and fun High School graduation party
and went back to Florida and visited hot springs
May... Opened the pool, lots of gardening,
redid the patio
spruced up the shore cottage here
April...went on a trip to the Florida Keys with my sis.
March...Went to Florida and Beachified the dining room, posted about the table intervention here
THIS was my favorite.. the kitchen redo
February... finished renovation of my kitchen... complete tour here...
January ...started renovation of my kitchen
That's 2011 in a nutshell, backwards! All good stuff.
In between all this, lots of tables got painted, chairs got re-made, and crafty things got done.
I had a ton of fun, looking back, hope you enjoyed it too!
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