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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Goodbye Christmas Tree

 It's time to say goodbye...
Since this tree was so much wider than the doorways, getting it into the house created some drama...getting it out will require some trimming...
Looks good!
Ok, where are the girls, this would make a great picture...since they could stand up under it.
Bye bye,
until next year :)

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Our Tree!

We looked at a bunch of trees today, this one was very cute, but not going to happen :)
1st stop...
If the rock is gone...Tornado!
 Cuteness
 They had a least 2 fires going, it was very nice.
Tree # 1
 Tree # 2
 Tree # 3
 Tree # 4, omg...are we done yet?
It's just not happening.  We finally agreed on this one and it was tagged, bummer.
Next stop, tree farm in Ascutney, VT
 Done!
Our Tree!

Friday, November 30, 2012

Wonderful Storage Idea

Now you see it...
Now you don't...
Wonderful storage solution from Neptune!
The Grand Larder Unit

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Holiday decorating has begun...

For those of you who didn't know...we (Sandy) have (has) a thing for snowmen...









Santa!  Thank goodness :)


Now for the lights!

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving Day

I'm thankful for so many things...

Let's start with the GIRLS, two little Sandy's (as Buddy puts it) Yikes!
the BOY
the hubby (nice hat)
 the horses
the dog
and more family and friends.
and wine :)
Happy Thanksgiving, have fun and enjoy!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Happy Anniversary!

Finally a great reason to check out the Juniper Hill Inn Tavern for dinner, woot woot!  Celebrating our wedding anniversary (just a few days late).  
Greeted and seated and the evening begins as April throws a log into the fireplace.  Music is next and off she goes.  
It's about 5:30pm and we have the tavern to ourselves, we are told it's slow this time of year, plus it was early.
Next, menu and drinks...
  Prices were higher that expected based on the sample tavern menu, but you know what? It's only money.
Harpoon UFO for Bud, a BenMarco Malbec for me, which was so good, I tried to buy a bottle from April! (Found a great deal online @ the Wine Library).

Barbara checks on us, the dinners were excellent.
Flat Iron Steak & Salad, we both highly recommend.

Joyce (Robert's Mom) joined us for a few moments of conversation, which was very nice.  She explained that Robert & Ari were in NY and that she used to be a ballroom dancer (that's so cool)!
I believe the Juniper Hill Inn will be seeing more of us.

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Happy Fall & Front Deck Update

Not much color in our backyard, may have to go for a drive :)



Love the mums.

Front deck is looking good, still needs stairs (we'll worry about that next year)!



Monday, October 1, 2012

InStyleTour 2012 / 1st Stop Boston

and
Woot!
It's almost time to meet up for the 1st InStyleTour Event in Boston's North End.

Dinner @ Villa Francesca
"Welcome to the finest Italian seafood in the North End"
Todd Vendituoli and Andie Day have compiled a wonderful group, which Richard Preston (from Vermont Custom Cabinetry) and I (Sandy @VTWorks, @sandyconnolly) are thrilled to be a part of.
Boston / Art / Design / Dinner / Designers / Bloggers
Just a few shout outs...
Looking forward to meeting everyone!