Archive | November, 2008

GIFT IDEAS, Gift WRAP | November 28, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Ribbons and Gift Wrapping Techniques

Ribbons and Gift Wrapping Techniques

Forgot the typical Christmas ribbons and bows that you buy at the drugstore. This year make an impression with an array of ribbons. Mix widths, colors and textures to dress up your gifts. Buying in Bulk To Save Money I save on gift-wrapping paper by buying them in bulk. Even if I only got one [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | November 27, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

If you are the host, take a big breath, smile in the kitchen and more importantly, enjoy the company of your guests. These ready-to-print pdf templates by etsy seller Little Brown Pen provide you with a set of place cards and tags in three color combinations. You will find more ideas for Christmas and the [...]

GIFT IDEAS, PAPER goods | November 26, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

Three Holiday Gift Ideas from Russell + Hazel

Three Holiday Gift Ideas from Russell + Hazel

No more shopping without remembering the fabulous gift ideas you saw here, on other sites or on magazines with the Gift List Book ($25 USD). It is a size that is easy to carry in your purse. The Swarovski Crystal Pencil Collection ($72 USD) is a fine black pencil topped with a sparkling Swarovski Strass [...]

Uncategorized | November 25, 2008 | by Kim Vallee

DIY Holiday Decorations | Daily Quick Links 2008.11.25

DIY Holiday Decorations | Daily Quick Links 2008.11.25

Here are a few craft projects that will look sharp for Thanksgiving or Christmas. + Look at the little paper flowers made by Wendy Chung of Dozi Design. Wendy resurrected a Martha Stewart’s craft project from 10 years ago. Wendy used it to create a lovely table setting for a women event at her church. [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

November 23, 2008 | by Kim

My Packing and Recycling Weekend

My Packing and Recycling Weekend

Tomorrow is the big day. The movers will arrive at 9 am to move the furniture to the new office space. As [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

November 22, 2008 | by Kim

President Brie Log Simplifies Entertaining

President Brie Log Simplifies Entertaining

I received a few weeks ago a sample of the new Brie log made by the established French cheese maker President. The [...]

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BABY showers, ENTERTAINING

November 21, 2008 | by Kim

Vintage Tea Party Theme for a Baby Shower

Vintage Tea Party Theme for a Baby Shower

  Get inspired by this adorable tea party for a baby shower or a ladies get together.  Hosting a tea party is [...]

MEDIA buzz

November 21, 2008 | by Kim

At Home with Kim Vallee featured in Singapore...

At Home with Kim Vallee featured in Singapore Home And Decor Magazine

When we say that the Web has no frontiers; it is true. I am so glad to report that my blog is [...]

COOKBOOKS, FOOD + DRINK

November 21, 2008 | by Kim

David Rocco’s Cookbook Hits the Stores

David Rocco’s Cookbook Hits the Stores

I received my copy this morning from Amazon. The book delivers over 365 pages of beautiful photography, lifestyle and recipes. David defines [...]

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GIFT IDEAS

November 20, 2008 | by Kim

Gogoglass Annual Sample Sale is November 29,...

Gogoglass Annual Sample Sale is November 29, 2008

I will not miss the Gogoglass Annual Sale event since I usually find unique Christmas gifts and stuffers at an unbeatable price. [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, HOME office

November 20, 2008 | by Kim

Shopping at IKEA for the new office

Shopping at IKEA for the new office

With the walls in two tones of blues and the doors painted red, I selected red to be my accent color. Our [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

November 19, 2008 | by Kim

Simple Thanksgiving Food and Wine Menu

Simple Thanksgiving Food and Wine Menu

My daily quick links have everything you need to plan your Thanksgiving dinner party. + For appetizers, serve with light goat cheese [...]

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