Pretty paper, pretty ribbons… and a pretty paper snowflake Christmas tree.

Paper Snowflakes on Christmas tree

Today is all about wintery magic with snow and a couple of simple tips for decorating your tree with a wintery theme.

Paper Snowflakes Christmas Tree

This idea started

Perfect for Thanksgiving and all through the holiday season- today our table setting is inspired by this lit ornament garland that is absolutely charming on the table.

Lit Ornament Garland Centerpiece

There is nothing like a centerpiece full of ambiance

When the apples are freshly picked and the temperatures begin to drop, we reach for our favorite comfort foods, the tarte tatin.

I love making tarte tatin, or upside down apple tart. I love to eat tarte tatin too! The

A failing girder showing signs of compression damage in a New Hamburg home

A floor joist shows signs of compression due to the heavy weight of the home — and too few crawl space supports.

Inadequate crawl space support leads to sinking floors, uneven

Welcome to the weekend view. This and that from the week that was- autumn and Christmas, grand dogs and our brand new grand baby.

Grand Baby Enzo

We are so excited to share that grand baby number 2 has arrived!

Bradford on Avon

We are back in the English countryside today for a bit about another quaint stop. After visiting the charming ‘Harry Potter’ village- I mentioned that we stayed in a hotel that had one of the last available rooms on that

So simple to make and so delicious. If you love brie cheese and pumpkin spice- this recipe is for you. And it looks absolutely charming on the table if hosting a fun harvest gathering.

Pumpkin Brie

I mean, brie cheese