Since I haven’t done a “Recent Happenings” post in a while, I thought I ‘d get back on track with that today with an (almost) end of winter edition. Please note, that if you search for an “end of fall edition” you won’t find one. Um, I haven’t exactly been consistent with these…oops. Though next week, I do plan to start sharing my recent happenings and finds on a weekly basis!
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Almost End of Winter – Snow:
For now, let’s start with the winter weather, shall we? Did you get slammed by the recent snowstorm? In New Jersey, it has snowed so much over the past several weeks that I’ve lost track of how much we’ve received! First, 24 inches, then another 7 or 8 and then maybe 5 or 6…it’s been crazy.
Luckily, we’re used to the snow in the northeast. My heart goes out to Texas and everyone in the south who wasn’t prepared for the storm. Sending prayers to those who lost power and are still having water issues.
End of Winter Decorating:
If all the snow still has you in the winter mood, here is a cozy winter table setting I decorated recently. Since, most of us aren’t dining out these days, it’s nice to make our homes as inviting as possible.
Even though many of you will be experiencing some spring weather soon, here in the northeast, we have a ways to go. Usually, this is the time of year where I start longing for spring. Yes, I’ve even done a little in-person spring shopping recently. Of course, I’ll now worry for the next several weeks about any exposure I may have had at the store. Maybe, I should just stick to online shopping! Speaking on online shopping, I just ordered this adorable hanging basket which should be arriving any day now!
Even though we’re not doing any major traveling, we did get away for a couple ski weekends in Vermont this winter. Thankfully, Vermont has very strict safety measures in place. Actually, I feel safer traveling there than I do staying in New Jersey!
(Middle Bridge in Woodstock, Vermont)
Whether it’s winter – or any season, I always love finding inspiration around the internet.
Here are some of my recent end of winter finds that might inspire you as well:
Check out these beautiful family room winter decorating ideas!
Read all about the 2021 home decor trends here.
How pretty are these thrifting finds?
I adore all these winter white decorating ideas!
Another gorgeous winter home!
And since we only have about a month left of winter, I’m loving this Not Quite Spring Mantel.
When is the end of winter, you ask? Well, the official last day of winter is March 20, 2021…just around the corner!
Oh, and one last mention (not winter related) – If you’ve been irritated by those little white dots that have been showing up on your Pinterest pins, you need to read these two eye opening posts written by Kyla from House of Hipsters:
- Pinterest Problems – An Open Letter to Ben and Evan
- Pinterest White Dots – Are They a Copyright Infringement?
Wishing you a wonderful week filled with sunshine!
Are you embracing winter or are you ready for spring?
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