18 December 2011

Stir Crazy & New Shop Name~

Hi everyone.
Hope you all had a lovely weekend!
I've been cooped up in the house with my boys for the past week because we've all been sick. My little one has pneumonia and the poor thing hasn't slept for the past few nights, which means mom and dad haven't either. I do think he is on the mend though because he actually wanted to play with his brother today and he ate finally!

How is everyone coming with their Christmas shopping? 
"Santa" still has a few gifts to get the little ones which she will go out and get tomorrow.  I just can't wait to face the crowds! :)

I also wanted to let you know that I changed my home shop name from "Alabaster Rose Home" to "Taylor & Olive". I wanted something different from my jewelry line and the name comes from my grandmother. I like it, it's kind of spunky!

I just listed a few new things as well, so stop by and take a look.
Taylor & Olive

Vintage inkwell~

Vintage iron roses~

Vintage men's shaving cup from Germany~

Vintage German homespun linen pillow w/ down and feather insert~

I'll be adding more after the holidays, I want to get it as full as possible.

Hope you all have a wonderful week.



  1. I feel for ya, my babes and myself are sick...what a way to start the winter break :( Love the new items! Xoxoxo

  2. so sorry to hear you have had sick kiddos all week :( Hope everyone is feeling better soon! Especiall in time for Christmas!
    Love the new shop name too! xoxo Rachel

  3. O My goodness im so very sorry to hear about your little chap i hope he gets better real soon. Love the new shop name and its lovely to keep it in the family so to speak ;-) Have a wonderful xmas and i hope you all feel better real soon. dee xx

  4. I'm glad to hear that he is on the mend.. poor guy. It is so hard to see our children sick, I always want to wave my magic wand and make it go away! I hope he is even stronger today :)
    I love the name Taylor & Olive! It sounds like a boutique that I would have to go into because of the fabulous, classy name it has on the door!
    I still have shopping to do as well, we were finally able to get our tree yesterday and it is sitting on the porch right now. I will bring it in today for the last of the decorating! my mantra right now... breathe.
    Have a beautiful week!

  5. Your posts always make me go - ooohh!
    I love your new shop name, my mom always reminds me she almost named me Olive. Love that name now!

    Sure glad the boys are on the mend.
    I'm off to finish up some shopping, I guess I'd better put on those comfy shoes.

    Have a great day, Melinda. xo Rhonda

  6. Hello there sweet friend! So sorry to hear about your little one being sick! My son also had pneumonia a few weeks ago and it was NOT fun! :( Poor thing, I hope he feels much better in time for the holidays. :)

    I also love the new shop name - I think it's perfect! :) Enjoy the last few days before Christmas - I still have TONS to do! Every year I fall behind on pretty much everything! lol Take care and have a blessed week!


  7. Hope everyone is on the mend and will be ready for Santa's visit. Love the new name...its fun and quirky.

    Happy Holidays to you and your family.


  8. Hi Melinda,

    I love your new name for your shop! Very spunky indeed!

    I hope your little guy gets better soon. There is nothing worse than a sick little one. Have a happy holiday season and Merry Christmas! :)


  9. Get well soon Melinda and family.

    Love the new shop name and will have to go take a closer look my friend.

    Blessings to you and the family.

  10. Oh Melinda, so sorry you all have been under the weather. It seems a lot of that is going around. I hope your all doing better now!
    I love love your new name for your shop. I also thought it would be cute for a pair of sisters! : )
    xo Cheryl

  11. Love the new name you chose for your shop!
    Hoping the little ones are feeling better! I'm sure their energy level will be back by Christmas morn!


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