Christmas at the St. Regis Atlanta

Christmas is over and the more restful side of the holiday starts for me. I’m sure that many of you have been to Atlanta’s St. Regis Hotel, but I hadn’t seen their decorations this year. Once again, it exceeds my expectations! Here is my view as I sip warm, delicious hot chocolate at the hotel’s Astor Court. Some lucky group is about to have tea by the fire… And a happy group of teens are just heading to the skating rink for some fun. I hope you are having an equally satisfying day! Happy After Christmas! Continue reading Christmas at the St. Regis Atlanta

Christmas Lights…

This is going to be half rant, half questionnaire.  I’m going to get basic. Light bulbs – I love them and I hate them! I have a cabinet whose only job is to store the different light bulbs my home needs! I think that is ridiculous! There are the compact fluorescents (I think they are the scourge of modern household life, and I refuse to buy them anymore), the old fashioned light bulbs that have been around forever (my favorite, but do I need to get the soft white, or the Reveals that look more like natural light?), and  the … Continue reading Christmas Lights…

Peachtree Garden Club’s Christmas Home Tour Follow Up

Well, my daughter and I went to the Peachtree Garden Club’s Christmas Home Tour.  It was delightful! I thought I would just share some snaps of the tour in case you didn’t get a chance to go. For more details on each home, follow this link. House 1: I loved this house! This was the Neel Reid that was built in the 1920s. Sorry there weren’t very many pictures of this home. It was wonderful. I wasn’t sure if I could take pictures. By the time I got up the nerve to ask, I was almost finished with the tour. … Continue reading Peachtree Garden Club’s Christmas Home Tour Follow Up

Monday’s Link Buffet

Monday is devoted to links I have enjoyed over the past week. Most will be home related, but some may be just things I love. Hope you find them fun too…     Peachtree Garden Club’s Christmas Home Tour. Don’t miss it! The Cure for “Houzz” Envy – Living Room Touches Anyone Can Do The best Gift Giving Guide for the Hard to Buy for that I have ever seen. 14 Things to Do before you buy that house. Mansions of the Guilded Age Spitzmiller and Norris House Plans – Enjoy! Fannie Flagg has a new book out just in time for Christmas. Historical Homes for sale in Georgia! … Continue reading Monday’s Link Buffet