It's okay. I know you're all thinking, "Becky, why are you posting about Christmas? It's time for Halloween candy and fall decor!" Some of you that know me better are also probably thinking, "Becky, I thought you were totally against Christmas before Thanksgiving?!" While both of these statements are true and 100% accurate, I also … Continue reading How to Stay Sane while Making Your Own Christmas Cards
Just in case you haven't heard, the East Coast is being pummeled by rain associated with Hurricane Joaquin. Gopher wood is in high demand and grocery stores are low on bread and water. Joking aside, many on this side of the country are smartly playing it safe and staying home to avoid flooded roads and torrential … Continue reading Waiting out Joaquin
When the temperatures drop and the breeze picks up, it's hard not to jump on the fall bandwagon. As someone who loves the outdoors and natural decor, it truly is like a breath of fresh air! The outdoors are bearable again and there are so many beautiful ways to create a cozy home that embraces … Continue reading Changing Fall Colors
Big ideas in the new year are all well and good when you aren't planning a wedding that's happening shortly after! Nothing Past Nine has suffered throughout my wedding planning process, and no more so than in the past few months. I have decided to develop this lapse into an opportunity for growth and change. Many of … Continue reading It’s Happening!
I bought my fiance a pair of Adirondack chairs for Christmas, and he had fun assembling them and giving them a few coats of protective finish. We've used the chairs almost every evening since the weather improved, and while they are comfortable and beautiful on their own, I've been itching to add a couple of … Continue reading Outdoor Style Addition
So I have a few places in the world that I call my "Happy Places." Home would be the top of that list, and I include my parents' house and my future in-laws' house in that as well. After all, home IS where the heart is! Any and all Joann Fabrics stores are on the list as … Continue reading Happy Places
Here's to a new blog. A new look. A new program. A renewed sense of motivation. Let's see what we can create!