Amaryllis in Deep Red

I’m posting these pictures from Thanksgiving because a lot of people do turkey for Christmas also. This is our turkey deep frying. We started this tradition about 5 years ago. You haven’t tasted the best turkey until you’ve tasted a deep fried one. It is moist in the center and crispy on the outside. My youngest son, Greg, did the frying and carving.  It’s great to have family traditions that you can pass down to …

Lantern All Ready for the Holidays

This lantern that has been decked out for the holidays is simple and yet just enough to say Happy Holidays. The decor starts with adding a timer candle. Next, I placed some faux snow, greens, and berries inside. Then a log and some pine cones sit next to the lantern. Finally a bow tops everything off with some pine cone and a crystal pick. As with most of the things I do, everything is done …

Red Velvet Stocking

This red velvet stocking is just one among many that I own. I love decorating with them. First, I stuff them with tissue paper so they have a full look. Next, I tuck a couple of packages with bows inside. Then I add some greens and red berries peeking out of the top. Finally I hang it from a the post of my bed. My bedroom is done mostly in brown velvet for the winter …