Entries by Marcia Philipp

“Why I Wake Early”

    “Why I Wake Early” by Mary Oliver, is a book of poems a dear friend of mine gave me many years ago. She knew I loved the early mornings. This summer, rising as the sun was barely coming up over the Green Lakes hillside, I would make my coffee and head out into […]

Sharing Bits and Pieces

Remi, my Abyssinian cat, seems quite content buried under fabrics being shown to me by one of my fabric reps. I hope you had a wonderful holiday season.  With all the disturbing events happening close to home and overseas, I linger longer than normal looking at the small, individual efforts that people make to embrace […]

“I’VE COME TO REALIZE…”

I’ve come to realize that no matter how long you’ve lived where there’s snow, you never quite get used to it.  Every time you spoke with someone this winter, the topic of conversation was how cold and bad the winter was…..But now, we’re gearing up for everyone to hopefully start complaining about how hot and humid it […]

A Chance for Celebration

I love any excuse to entertain and my husband’s 60th birthday was no exception.   I planned a full day of celebration for Rick, who hates surprises, without ever spilling the beans.  Hard to do as I always love sharing my excitement with him. As I gathered my thoughts for a theme.  Rick’s love for golf made my choice an easy one!  I planned a surprise golf […]

Design Inspiration

Need some design inspiration?  I know I could use some right about now…..we’ve all had a very long winter.  What better way to start than by visiting Lexington Home Brands Facebook Page to dream and awaken your senses.  While you’re there, you’ll see they picked up and posted my last blog…https://www.facebook.com/lexington We recently travelled to the Turks […]