Tags archives: Christmas

valley & co. tips :: fall entertaining 3 ways

valley & co. tips :: fall entertaining 3 ways
'Tis the time for bringing gatherings indoors (unless you're blessed with year-round warm weather!), and the season for getting together for most any reason. We love entertaining friends, other families and kiddos, and our community, and really find any excuse (hello start-of-summer sidewalk party, outdoor movie party, gingerbread house decorating party, etc., etc.!).[...]

holiday entertaining :: christmas at home

holiday entertaining :: christmas at home
The season is here - our halls are decked to the nines with greenery garlands, our tree is filled with our favorite family ornaments that each tell a story (and our tree is just starting to dry out! We got it in late November!), and Ava is excited for Santa's arrival. The stockings (Aleah handmade) are hung by the chimney with care, dozens and dozens of cookies have b[...]

holiday entertaining :: festive french blue + cranberry gathering

holiday entertaining :: festive french blue + cranberry gathering
Each year the holidays seem to creep up faster and faster, don't they? This year we're a little back to the basics as we are unpacking 1/2 half of our belongings after being out of our home for 5 months of renovation. Unfortunately our Christmas decorations, with the exception of one box of our dearest ornaments from European travels and Ava's baby ornaments, are stil[...]