Wednesday, December 15, 2010
This ornament would be really easy and fun to recreate to match your own color scheme. It looks simple enough for kids to do it as well.
Monday, December 6, 2010
This was what the the neighbors saw when I dashed out to get the mail earlier this afternoon.
Please contain the jealousy that YOU aren't my neighbor :p
In other news...I have been decking the halls of MattandMegLand! I'll be giving up more deets soon!
SIDENOTE: I LOVE the battery operated tealights! They flicker like real candles but without the worry that you will burn your hair/house/cat's tail.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Anyways, I was inspired by Young House Love filming their tree decorating and fast forwarding it for all to see...I was even more inspired by a commenter on that blog mentioning that they should make a video every year to document a year to year tradition. I really loved the idea. It would be a neat way to show how your family and life changes over time and just a fun little tradition that doesn't require much work (just setting up your camcorder).
Without further ado...Matt and Meg's Christmas tree 2010!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
I love the colors. I love that I could use white napkin rings on the napkins and then use white napkins with blue rings for a table setting of 8 and it would still look cohesive. And, I love that they were on clearance. I mean come on...who doesn't love the thrill of a good deal!
Friday, November 26, 2010
I wanted to wish everyone a belated Happy Thanksgiving! Our day was spent cooking...playing our new Wii Donky Kong game (it brings Matt and myself back to our childhood haha) and eating with my parents. It was nice and low key - very relaxing. In years past Matt and I have had to rush around to different families and houses eating multiple meals so it was a nice change of pace to just have ONE dinner and ONE destination. We do miss all our extended family and friends though :)
About a month ago, I spent twenty or so minutes gathering acorns. I am sure I made a few squirrel enemies that day but I had a plan for those acorns!
I stuck those guys in to a couple small glass hurricanes I had - I stuck a candle in for good measure too. It brought some understated 'fall-ness' to our entry area.
I know it's a little too late for you all to do it...but bookmark it for next year maybe? :) OR! It might get you thinking about other found treasures you could add to your seasonal decor! It has me inspired to track down some pine cones.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Friday, November 12, 2010
This past weekend Matt and myself went on a special behind the scenes tour of the Georgia Aquarium (the WORLD's largest by the way!)...It was beyond AMAZING. I can not stress enough how wonderful this place was. It really made you feel small standing next to whale sharks, manta rays, and grouper (that aren't even fully grown yet).
We were taken behind the scenes and got to see the world's largest tank that houses whale sharks and a multitude of animals. At the top it seriously looks like one giant swimming pool (although I am not too sure what I was expecting haha).
It is something we will never forget.
The animals were magical.
We both want to SWIM with the sharks and fish - you can buy special events that allow to you to scuba in the giant tank with all the animals.
If you are ever in Atlanta the aquarium is a MUST SEE.