New Year Thrifted Tablescape, Recipe Ideas and a Quilt

Happy New Year!  For our first holiday table of 2020, I gathered together a variety of gold and black items with an Asian theme.  Amazingly, when it was done, I realized that almost everything came from thrift stores and estate sales.  Only the flowers were new.  The napkins were purchased new some time ago, and …

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Happy New Year 2018

Another New Year begins, and once again I am going to spend this day doing the things that I want to do all year long.  I'll be enjoying a nice breakfast with newly retired DH (that's dear husband for new readers), watching the Rose Parade, doing a bit of sewing and maybe a bit of …

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New Year’s Eve Fun

There are all sorts of traditions for New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.  One I have done for many years, and few others seem to know about, is hiding money outside.  I have no idea where it came from.  My mother did it so I do too.  It involves hiding some money outside on …

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