Wednesday, November 24, 2010

This and That

I've been busy.  With what you ask?  Oh the typical - prepping for Thanksgiving (we're hosting), working, cleaning, joined a gym - trying to get into shape, play-dates, and trying to finish up some overdue home projects.  My favorite part?  I actually took some time to create a Thanksgiving tablescape this season which I plan to post pictures tomorrow! Yay! In the meantime, I hope to use this long weekend to finish up some home projects.  Here is a hint on one such project I'm working on:
Do you notice a trend?  I also plan to get a head start on our Christmas shopping and decorating this weekend.  This year we will choose our Christmas tree from a local farm and have it tagged.  When we're ready to have it cut, we just call them in advance and they cut it.  This way I can guarantee NOT to see a pile of needles on the living room floor before Christmas Eve!  

Lastly, I plan to take some time for me.  A good friend and mentor gave me this book in which she wrote, "I love how in a very gentle and uncomplicated way the book encourages self-love, dreaming, imagining, creating, playing, exploring and nurturing your spirit, dreams, passions, curiosities and desires."


I couldn't have said it better.  Don't we all need that from time to time, particularly during the crunch of the holidays?  I'll see you tomorrow to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

10 comments:

  1. You have been busy. Having Thanksgiving at your house is a pretty big deal - good luck. I can't wait to see your table scape. Your project sounds interesting, btw.

    -Rene

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  2. Have a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving! I'm thankful to have "met" you this year.

    That book sounds pretty interesting. Keep us posted on what you think.

    Is it crazy that I'm a bit jealous that you are hosting Thanksgiving? I'm doing all the cooking but since it's not my house I'm not decorating the table. Enjoy!

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  3. Happy Thanksgiving! Can't wait to see your tablescape! Don't forget to squeeze in some time for yourself as you've planned! :)

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  4. Can't wait to see the mirrors on the sides of the bed- love that idea! Have a great long weekend and enjoy a little you time. xo

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  5. Enjoy your Thanksgiving and your "me time". Looking forward to your holiday decorations.

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  6. digging the mirrors! it will add tons of extra light in a bedroom.

    have fun with your projects this weekend and good luck tomorrow!

    happy thanksgiving.

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  7. Ooooooh, I love my two mirrors flanking our bed. I can't wait to see it. Wishing you a very happy Thanksgiving, Fran! I am thankful for your blog -- a source of such inspiration! xxoo

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  8. I have heard about that book. Please do tell if you rec. it when you're done! And I love the mirrors behind the table lamps (I did this in our guest room and love it.)

    Happy Thanksgiving!!

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  9. Fran, that book looks amazing. I hope you'll let us know what you learn from it! I am so thankful I've met you too--and hope we'll be blogging friends for a long, long time to come. Have a very happy Thanksgiving!

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