Tag Archives: Amaryllis

CHRISTMAS in my Apartment

And not a mouse was stiring………they were all busy eating Santa’s cookies!

MANHATTAN got a dusting of snow ………..

NEW YORK CITY got a dusting of the white stuff last night.

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 And this morning I got a package from VICTOR….my little friend in Florida.

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I thought about naming him Mr. Long Leggs…………but decided on PINKY!

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For Christmas, my friends Paul and Barbara sent me  two bulbs from BRECK’S.  I thought they were dead.

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Well…………they bloomed………..gorgeous white AMARYLLIS “Picotee”.  It is absolutely stunning!  And it looks so beautiful in the snow.

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Later in the afternoon……. I got to hug a bear.  He was sitting on a bench on West 46th street………..just outside a flower shop.  And of course I named him RUPERT!…….tho I did consider “BEN” !

DECKED OUT HALLS at Chelsea Market

Chanukah paint brushes………Christmas balls……..purveyors of food and fun.  Chelsea Market has something for everyone.  New Yorkers and tourists alike are flocking to 9th ave and 15th Street.

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You’ll  find Marilyn at the STRAYKAT GALLERY.

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NEURO SONIC…..will give you just the BOOM  you need.

MacKENZIE – CHILDS Christmas Spectacular 2012

MacKenzie Childs have moved a few door down to 20 WEST 57th street.          [They are still in Palm Beach and South Hampton.]

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Their designs are as spirited and fresh as ever.

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A chair is NOT just a chair……….

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Even when someone is sitting there!

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Marion spotted this “Bird with Opera Glasses……..

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But she moved on to the checkerboard collection.

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She “passed” on the florals……….

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And decided on a bowl for her boudoir…ie, for a “soap dish”.

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Tom got excited over this……but he too “passed”.

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Bird with tassel went home with tom………

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Real amaryllis…….not fake.

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Don ……up above it all.  Panasonic in hand.

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LOVE LOVE LOVE this stocking.  For $225. I can take it home.

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OMG……more tassels.  I want them all.

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This wreath now hangs in my lobby.  Just don’t tell anyone it cost $900.

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A yard of each please…….

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What a hoot!  It is the only ornament I bought.

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Had to have the teapot…but not the rest.

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Santa and Lady Liberty.  Cute.

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Santa with a bird on his pole.  Why not !

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That one heck of a cookie jar.

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Too”Renaissance” even for me…………and a lot of hand painting for their talented artisans.

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Tree.  Just think $25,9oo and then add some more $$$$$$$$$.

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Mr. Tom and two tourists from Ohio…..who were flabbergasted by it all.

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Saly and Pepper Shaker Pears.  Add them to my cart.

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Ottoman……as in Turkish Empire?

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You will find TOM & DON and MARION & MARSHA in this collection of photos.

I hope you enjoyed our shopping excursion.

SEEING RED

All about town……red is THE color.

Greeting card from the 1950’s.

Paula Deen and a pound of butter. She looks like she just polished off 10 pounds of the stuff.

Bergdorf window…….of course!

Time Warner stars……..change color to music.

And……?  Then What !

Jewels in Macy’s window………the price?  Don’t ask !

Amaryllis  in my garden.

“Tiny” on my tree.  Wuff, wuff.

56 Chevy……..this one is $98.  The real thing is $98,000. Ebay !

What can I say?

Mermaid with martini…….$65.

Merman with  cherry!

Bergdorf’s again.  Red Mink Stole…….$4000.

Partridge……no pear……..it’s a golden ring…….at Macy’s.

Snowman……..on my table.

Scarlet woman……in Bendel’s window.

Folk art platter at the Folk Art Museum.  $300,

Balls.

Swarovski crystal ornaments…….$75 each.  There are 80 on this tree.

Get your hats all on a row.

Poins on my terrace….lovin’ the warm weather.

Oh dearie me !

Ms. Mohawk…………..selling cosmetics at Lord and Taylor.

Wanna sit on Santa’s knee?  Lord and taylor’s window.