2011 In Review

On this last day of 2011 I thought is would be fun to look back and review the year as it was documented on the blog.  It was an unusual year for me.  Lots of changes and improvements to my body, my life, my home, my family, and my business.  January: I started out the […]

2011 Holiday Home Tour

Welcome to Brown Wren Acres!  I hope you don’t mind that I’ve brought you through the back door.  I just love how the Christmas lights look through the window.  I’ve kept things very simple this year and I think I really like it.  I’ve always thought that more decorations meant cozy, but I’ve come to […]

Peeking Through The Window

The other night, as I was walking across the back deck, I glanced into the back of the house and thought “how cozy”. I simplified the Christmas decor this year, so I was a little worried that I wasn’t “Christmasy” enough.  Instead of using a lot of little items, I simply used larger decorations and […]

Upkeep Of Christmas Ornaments

This was the first year, in many years, that Hubs and I decorated our tree by ourselves.  Our daughters are married and have homes and families of their own.  Our son is away at Marine training (but will hopefully be home for a few days near Christmas). Without the kids around to fight over ornaments […]