Long before there were central islands in a kitchen we had these things called kitchen tables and they were smack dab in the middle of the room. Many of us in the over 50 group have all kinds of memories of all the life that happened around these tables. What about you…did you grow up around a kitchen table?
More decisions today are made in our kitchens than in any of the board rooms across this country. This is especially true as life becomes more digital. How many times have you paid bills, planned trips, checked school assignments and synchronized calendars working off your kitchen countertop? We confess, much of this blog gets written in this exact way. Early mornings and very late nights, standing doing last minutes edits or notes for the next great idea we have. With our kitchens being the command hubs, counters have to take on so many different functions. Because this is a design blog…we say those counters need to look good while doing it! So what better way than to make a countertop look good than to have a cake on it?!
The Winter Solstice was yesterday. The shortest day of the year in terms of daylight. Many I know prefer the long summer days with sun until late in the evening. However, I think this dark shorty is Mother Nature’s cue for us all to slow down and prepare to spend some quality down time with the ones most important to us.
We looked at finishing touches for holiday decorations and gift wrapping with ideas saved to our Pinterest boards this week. So many interior design and home decor topics await. Pick The Pinterest Boards You Want To Follow HereIt’s like your own private magazine!
A big thank you to the blog, Minimal-Lol , this week for mentioning that she reads our posts as a brief respite from decluttering as she talks about how a minimalist lives with a maxi-list!
We starting thinking about how to get all the gifts where they need to be, got ready to spread Hanukkah greetings and we are ready to host the party with these ideas saved to our Pinterest boards this week. So many interior design and home decor topics await. Pick The Pinterest Boards You Want To Follow HereIt’s like your own private magazine!
Yes, to finish off the week, we are still talking about displaying art, pictures, photos, and gallery walls. However, today we would like to officially kick off the Christmas month with a small challenge. And don’t worry, even if you don’t know the answer, you can have the festive recipe for a Christmas Sangria by kjandcompany anyway!
“What do a holiday recipe and a gallery wall have in common?
As we enter this holiday season, our cookbooks play a big role. Let’s look at all the different ways to store these beloved collections and ponder a Cookbook Exchange this season. After all, a cookbook is the one thing surrounded by food that does not have to watch it’s calories!