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Happy Easter 2011

Yep, we did it again…our annual Easter and Spring Celebration Weekend in Michigan. We gathered with Bonnie, Teddy, Rachel, John, Ruby, Estelle, Sam, Ben, Jarek and Dude and for two and a half days we made incredible feasts, ( from Lamb to Salmon to Chicken Roasts. Apple Pie anybody? Warm and with ice cream? )  […]


Let’s wrap this up…

We just got a new shipment of wrapping paper, to get ready for the holidays. Here are some of my all time favorites and some new designs from EIEIO Studios. Jean Orlebeke, designer of EIEIO papers, is inspired by the mid-century modernists, the abstract forms of modern sculpture, and the beauty of hand woven textiles. […]


Gone Hunting

For the third year now Jarek and I have been spending Easter in Coloma, Michigan at our friends Teddy and Bonnie’s family house. Nestled in the woods, overlooking a little valley it has been the perfect get-away and back drop for oh! so many times and seasons. Easter up here though is the most magical. […]


Oh Tannenbaum

Yes, we do have a tree. And yes, it is a real tree. And it is adorned (not with real wax candles as we do it where I come from) but a large assortment of well, ornaments. Jarek and I keep these in a box. Actually two boxes. And every year I am amazed by […]