Thursday, December 20, 2007

Christmas Window

Even in the winter you can always find something green on my windowsill. Often it is a grouping of small containers filled with growing herbs. Thyme, chive, rosemary and sage usually thrive well in the window's western exposure. Fresh herbs add a nice flavor to even canned tomatoes and veggies until the fresh produce is ready yet again.

Christmastime usually has me decorating the whole house and the windows are no exception. Simple items such as plants along with a candle and a handmade gingerbread man make up this vignette. The bright red amaryllis bloom and the hot pink of the Christmas cactus add light and holiday cheer to the drab scenery outside.

If you look really hard you will see a couple of snowflakes falling past the window.