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Saturday, December 8, 2012

Warm Wishes......

Things on my mind this December....

A White Winter

Annual French Holiday Lunch with my husband!

Gold tinted pine cones

A Winter escape to Mammoth

Warm fireplaces

Snowy branches

French linens

Tartan plaid

Snowy branches

A salvaged wood front door

More warm fireplaces

This exterior light fixture from Design Within Reach

Anything made of Birch wood

A fresh coat of white paint

Another great exterior light fixture from Design Within Reach

Mountain retreats

A new set of white dishes
Buxus microphylla 'Golden Triumph'
Golden Triumph Boxwood

White Ornamental Kale

A glass on Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley, Oregon

A Latte from Rostretto's Roasters in Portland Oregon

My parents micro farm in Portland Oregon

My family in Crystal Cove after a rain storm

My 3 boys, Henry(15), John(13) and Shane(7)

Shane and John


A Winter Floral arrangement

The Lodges at Snow Creek Mammoth

Armeria maritima 'Alba'

An interior Barn Door

Inviting entries

Roasted vegetables
Recipes from Everyday Food Magazine

More inviting entries

Wood cast concrete

Warm grey exteriors

More interior Barn Doors

Weathered Wood Finishes

Dwarf Magnolia Tree

Cerastium tomentosum Snow in Summer

Lophomyrtus x ralphii 'Red Dragon'

Vince Red Wool and Cashmere Poncho

Alice and Olivia One Shoulder Top

J Crew Flannel Gingham P.J's

J Crew MacAlister Boots

Basic skinny black pants with black ballet flats

Thuga occidentalis 'Teddy'

Cane-line Rest Double Sunbed

Entertaining music, Bon Iver

Plush Snowflake Mittens

Minnetonka Moccasin

Silvertip Christmas Tree's from Silvertip Tree Farms
Crinkle Cookies!
Actually they are called 'Crackle Cookies' but my boys call them 'Crinkle Cookies'.  They are our favorite!  My 3 boys and I make them every year and deliver them to all of our friends and neighbors. 

Westringia fruiticosa 'Penny'
I just stumbled across this variety of
Westringia and can't wait to plant some!


A complete set of fresh white towels for my house

Gift Tags from Paper Source

Wood Grain Gift wrap from Paper Source

Seslaria autimnalis
Autumn Moor Grass
Wow!  Here is a grass that works in Sun or Shade!
I love it!

Westringia fruiticosa 'Smokey'
Coast Rosmary
A friend suggested I give this a try.
It is one of my new favorites!

Still on my list! Loll Designs

A Sunday Night Dinner! Paprika-Rubbed Chicken with Roast Garlic

A Holiday Shirt for my Husband!

Westringia 'Smokey' again.....
H a p p y  H o l i d a y s  
from my family to yours!