Are you like me and always have a hard time decorating your mantel in August? All of the 4th of July decorations have been packed away, yet it is too early for pumpkins and fall leaves. I’ve seen lots of back to school themed late summer mantels, but I wanted to do something different. I… Read More Late Summer Mantel – Transitioning to Fall
The day has finally come! Everyone is excited and maybe a little nervous. But they are ready and you are ready. It will be a long, busy day and all things may not go as planned, but here is a list of 10 tips to help you survive college move-in day. Our daughters are about… Read More How to Survive College Move-In Day
It’s finally here! After lots of waiting … for orders to arrive and the rain to go away and the sun to come out … I am finally able to bring you my Summer Screened Porch Tour post that I’m so excited about! Screened Porch Addition We added our screened porch almost five years ago… Read More Summer Screened Porch Tour
Front Porch Christmas Decor with Farmhouse Style I love decorating for Christmas! This includes outdoor spaces as well as indoor. If I can find a way, I’m going to drape it in red and green! I can pretty much guarantee you that there will be red trucks (or tractors), plaid, and greenery involved! Oh, yeah,… Read More Front Porch Christmas Decor with Farmhouse Style
Foyer Ledge Dilemma Do you have one of those hard to reach, hard to decorate ledges in your foyer? You know, that ledge over the front door that you never know what to do with. Do you struggle with how to decorate it for the holidays? If your foyer ledge is like mine you need… Read More Foyer Ledge Christmas Decorations
The Best Christmas Pillows Ever! (and where to find them) I will not decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving! I will not decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving! I will not decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving! But for some reason this year, I really, really want to! So in order to make myself happy, yet stick… Read More The Best Christmas Pillows Ever!
Well, it is finally fall here in Virginia! The humidity is gone (I hope!) and the temperatures have dropped a bit today, almost too much-but better than the 82 degrees that we had yesterday. It seems that here in Richmond we often have times where we get weather typical of three different seasons all in… Read More Cozy Fall Decor on the Screened Porch
I almost cried in Homegoods today. Not because someone grabbed that cute pillow before I could get it or because someone cut in front of me in line. No, I just turned the corner and their it was. Staring at me, pulling at my heartstrings. That sign: “Back to Campus”. Like it was placed there… Read More Are You Campus Ready?
Easter Inspiration So as I was about to start taking down my Easter decorations today, I decided to take pictures of what I had done this year, so that next year I can just look at my pictures and recreate the same arrangements or vignettes. Then I decided that others might also gain some inspiration… Read More Easter Inspiration: Freshen Up for Spring!
Having a hard time deciding what to do with that awkward, sometimes wasted space that is your upstairs landing? It’s usually too big to just be a hallway area, but sometimes not big enough to be considered a full size “room”. Well, for us, it became a natural gathering spot for bedtime stories when our three… Read More Home Library: Transform Your Upstairs Landing / Loft Area