Sunday, December 19, 2021


Are you ready!

I spent an afternoon last week looking for a few last minute stocking stuffers and a visit to a favorite garden shop. It's hard to believe Christmas is less than a week away! I have a few last minute changes to my menu and I am baking a few favorite recipes this coming week. Come along and let's stroll through a few shops.

These nutcrackers plates really caught my eye!


You know I love a hutch!

I love poinsettias, this year I choose a blend of reds and pinks. I changed up the mantle today and added the poinsettias to the hearth. Tomorrow I will get the dishes out of storage and ready to set the my table. So, tell me, are you ready for the holidays? 


  1. I love armchair shopping, Emily. The lamb and owls caught my eye, and it goes without saying the dishes too. I am ready, and Hopeful the family gatherings are with measured risk. Merry, merry Christmas!

  2. Coucou Emily, oh j'adore aussi ces assiettes Casse-Noisettes, elles sont magnifiques !
    Merci de partager de si jolies photos de cette Jardinerie, je pense que tu as trouvé dans ton bonheur dans un si bel univers !
    Bons préparatifs pour cette semaine et très bon Noël, gros bisous.
    Merci de tes visites régulières sur mon blog.

  3. Emily, you like to shop at my happy place, too. I am as ready as I can be, although I am venturing out today to buy Christmas presents for two naughty Westies, LOL! I also love the Potager in Northport. Do you ever shop there? I haven't been there in a long time.
    You shared some beautiful finds today. Merry Christmas!

  4. Love the nutcracker plates! I know you had fun with your last minute shopping, thanks for taking us along! I think I'm ready for Christmas, I can't believe it's only days away :) I know you're excited that your sister's coming, and that you will have a very Merry time! Merry Christmas Emily!

  5. Grâce à Lylou Anne, j'ai été ravie d'admirer la féérie de Noël par ici ... Un beau blog ! meilleures pensées ch'is ! Nicole

  6. So beautiful Emily. You have a fantastic garden center. I adore the nutcrackers too. So many wonderful gifts to choose from. i love the candy cane look of the poinsettias. I am relaxing mostly this week. The baking is done.’merry Christmas to you and Jim. Xo

  7. OOOH, a few things caught my eye!! What a great garden shop. I wish you and family a Happy holiday! Enjoy Christmas!

  8. I could move right into that garden center Emily. I always enjoy seeing nutcrackers and poinsettias during the holidays. I'm working until Wednesday this week, and then I'm off until December 28. Woo Hoo! The almond paste cookies are done....we had an assembly line going LOL. Merry Christmas to you and Jim. Xo

  9. I'm just drooling over every photo, Emily! And boy, I desperately want that little lamb! And about every other thing I saw. It's probably a very good thing I don't live anywhere near that store because the last thing I need to do is add to my stuff. I hope you and your family have a beautiful, safe and healthy Christmas and a wonderful new year. Sending wishes for love and joy.

  10. I was oohing and ahhing through each picture, Emily. I can see why that’s a favorite shop of yours. I think I’m at last, finished! Merry Christmas to you and your family! 🎄❤️🎄

  11. Beautiful shop Emily! so many gorgeous orchids, poinsettias, candles, nutcrackers, nativities, cute dishes and more.
    Wishing you a fabulous Christmas.

  12. Congratulations you have a beautiful blog, beautiful photos and beautiful Christmas decorations.




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