Weekend Reading 11.20.22

Yesterday was sunny so I went on a long walk on the beach, it was gorgeous looking at all the white sand and the blue waters of the Gulf. In contrast, today it’s cold and raining, so I turned on the electric fireplace and made some peppermint tea. My family arrives tomorrow for a week of celebration and I’m so excited to have us all back together, cooking, playing games, and watching movies. I have a few gift ideas to share tomorrow and Tuesday then I’m taking time to be with family.

If you’re looking for a good series, I watched The Empress and loved it! It’s a great story for those who like European period pieces and it’s based on real royals, although I read they took some liberties as shows these days often do. I’ve been working on a few remodeling projects behind the scenes that I’ll be sharing in December with more holiday related content. Meanwhile….

Favorite links from the week:

Major crush on the two tone cabinetry in this dining space.

You can’t go wrong with classic black &white with touches of wood like this home.

Lovely placement of antique furniture in this home.

These are the most creative ceramic chain sculptures.

Make charming holiday ornaments with wallpaper samples.

Feel smarter by understanding these 15 basic physics concepts.

13 urban hiking trails to bookmark if you’re visiting big cities.

Elegant and mesmerizing: these holiday gift wrapping videos.

21 self reflection prompts for yourself or in conversation.

I don’t understand Pete Davidson’s appeal so this made me laugh.