T.G.I.F. “Thank Goodness It’s So Fabulous!”
HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE-DAY, FRIENDS!
Wishing you all a FABULOUS holiday celebration with everyone you love most!
THIS FABULOUS FRIDAY I HAVE FOUND…
“It’s So Fabulous!” CHRISTMAS SONG of the YEAR: It’s official! I have a new favorite Christmas carol that truly captures the spirit of the holiday…. And just in time to share with all of you on Christmas eve! Manager, Ellen Goldfarb (my daughter, Grayanna’s, acting coach), Ernesto Cullari (Grayanna’s singing coach), and writer-producer Stan Chan, along with the band, Sibling Rivalry, are all very excited about the recent release of this inspiring new song, A Christmas Time of Year. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have. Take a listen…
“It’s So Fabulous!” CHRISTMAS TRIVIA of the Week: I learned the very interesting history of wreaths this year via Shelter Pop! So, as we close out the 2010 holiday season, here is an excerpt from an article containing fabulous Christmas trivia to take with you…
WREATH ˈrēth n: Something intertwined or arranged in a circular shape.
The etymology of the word ‘wreath’ indicates that wreath comes from the Middle English wrethe, which in turn comes from Old English writha; akin to Old English wrīthan to twist, which makes sense, since wreaths are made from twisted branches and greens.
As with many parts of Christian customs, the tradition of hanging wreathes was borrowed from Greek and Roman culture. Laurel wreaths were commonly worn on the head by Olympic victors and public figures in ancient times. Accordng to Martha Stewart Living, “During midwinter festivals in ancient Rome, evergreen branches and garlands were brought indoors, to serve as symbols of enduring life and to ensure a fruitful year.”
WOW! WHO KNEW?! Be sure to click the Martha Stewart link to learn more about how to create your own wreath!
“It’s So Fabulous!” DESIGNER HOLIDAY HOME of the Week: Long Island interior designer, Eileen Kathryn Boyd, shares this home with her husband and two children. Her festive abode includes a colorful palette of magenta, cerulean blue, and spring green. The home was featured in the December 2010 issue of Lonny Magazine.
“It’s So Fabulous!” KNOTTING HILL GIFT-GIVING IDEA of the Week: Here’s your tip…. GET HERE! We are open TODAY – on Christmas eve! – from 9am-noon! Come in and pick up all of your last-minute holiday presents in one stop! From jewelry to candles to home decor, Knotting Hill Interiors is the place to find all of those unique Christmas gifts you have been searching for!
“It’s So Fabulous!” QUOTE of the Week:
Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.
– Oren Arnold
NOW, GO HAVE AN ”It’s So Fabulous!” HOLIDAY WEEK-END!
IF YOU WOULD LIKE HELP WITH MAKING YOUR HOME EVEN MORE FABULOUS, PLEASE CONTACT ME FOR AN IN-HOME OR ONLINE CONSULTATION AT KIMBERLY@KNOTTINGHILLINTERIORS.COM
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