Category Archives: Seasonal

Birthday Gingerbread

My mother has 4 grandchildren.  Every year, for many years, one of our special traditions has been helping theView full post »

Sights and Sounds of Christmas 2011

Each year at Christmas time, the ladies of our church gather for a special night to kick off the Christmas season.  View full post »

An Old Fashioned Christmas

I have always told my hubby that I should have been born in the pioneer days.  I greatly enjoy the conveniences ofView full post »

Easy Gift Idea #2

Sometimes a long hot soak in the tub is just what we need to relax and rejuvenate us to keep going.  This time of yearView full post »

Elf on the Shelf

Does your family have an “Elf on the Shelf”? This story was written by a mother and daughter, CarolView full post »

Pinning Cranberry Inspiration

While we are enjoying cranberries this month at Take Six, I wanted to gather some ideas for decorating with them.  TheyView full post »

Give Thanks

Today I am excited to share with you a Thanksgiving tablescape.  For our (Canadian) Thanksgiving, in October, we had aView full post »

We Remember…

Remembrance Day display in our home. In Flanders Fields “In Flanders fields the poppies blowBetween the crosses,View full post »

A Tangled Web…

Halloween has never been an “occasion” that I looked forward to.  Even as a child I didn’t plan myView full post »

Friendships Flower

A few days ago a friend of mine emailed me to see if she could “drop off a little something” to me.  SheView full post »

Thanksgiving in the Country!

This past weekend was Canadian Thanksgiving, and God gave us a picture perfect weekend to be thankful!  Our familyView full post »

Frost on the Pumpkin…

I thoroughly enjoy the four different seasons in my corner of the world.  However, my absolute favorite season isView full post »

Indian Corn Candle

In CANADA, we are preparing for Thanksgiving this weekend.  It sure snuck up on me this year.  I cannot believe we areView full post »

An Apple A Day…

This is a tablescape to celebrate “Apple Month” here at Take Six. It is simple, cozy and rustic. Much likeView full post »

Burlap Napkin Rings

Burlap is very popular fabric for decorating right now.   I have been loving the pictures on the internet of burlapView full post »

Pears and a Quilt

Welcome to our back yard. This tablescape is an ode to the fading season of Summer. School resumed this week, and likeView full post »

Patio Picnic

I love the word picnic. It has such a carefree, relaxed, happy connotation. I associate picnics with the “Walton&#View full post »

Chokecherry Jelly

While I walked around the field that surrounds our trailer this summer, I watched the choke cherries turn from thisView full post »

Clay Pot Wreath

In the Spring, I saw the cutest wreath on Shelley’s blog, Prairie Cottage Rose. She made it by wiring lots (and IView full post »

Poker Pots

I love campfires! What is it about a fire that enables you to sit there and stare at it for hours? Once it gets dark, IView full post »

Adirondack Time

Friday night will begin two weeks of vacation for our family. This is the time you wait for, all year long. You pray forView full post »

Nod to the Nations

I can hardly believe that we are one week into July already. I’m not entirely sure where June went. We had ourView full post »

DIY Flagholder

Good Friday morning everyone! The wonderful weekend is here again! This morning I wanted to share a quick DIY projectView full post »