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
Need some last minute Christmas decorating ideas for your kitchen? Take a look at these vignettes in My Southern Inspired Christmas Kitchen. Three-Tiered Tray on the Island Just like the kitchen is the hub of activity in the home, the island is the central hub of activity in many kitchens. I like to try to have… Read More My Southern Inspired Christmas Kitchen
What better time to decorate the screen porch than when it is snowing! How exciting to be draping my screen porch with red and green while there is snow on the ground and snow coming down! Such a beautiful sight and it really got me in the Christmas spirit. Some people may wonder why I… Read More Christmas on the Porch
How to Create an Easy Farmhouse Christmas Card Display It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of year already…the most wonderful time of the year! I love Christmas and all of its traditions. I especially love sending and receiving Christmas cards. Each year I struggle with how and where to display the all the… Read More Easy Farmhouse Christmas Card Display
My “Fall Back” Into Blogging with a Harvest Themed Mantel I’m Baaack! After an unintentional summer hiatus, I am back to blogging this fall! My summer activities/ responsibilities / obligations somehow got the best of me and pulled me away from blogging. Or I didn’t make it a priority. Or I got lazy. You choose. Regardless,… Read More Fall Mantel – Harvest Themed for Thanksgiving
What better place to gather on a crisp, clear fall day than your own backyard. And if it is filled with trees bearing the colors of fall – that’s even better. Whether you’re sitting on the patio drinking your morning coffee as the sun rises, or toasting the day’s end in the warm glow of… Read More Gather Here – the Backyard Fire Pit
My “Fall Back” Into Blogging (Get it? Spring forward, fall back…) I’m Baaack! After an unintentional summer hiatus, I am back to blogging this fall! My summer activities/ responsibilities / obligations somehow got the best of me and pulled me away from blogging. Or I didn’t make it a priority. Or I got lazy. You… Read More Inspiration for Decorating a Fall Harvest Mantel
We all want our children to succeed in middle school and seem to always be looking for ways to motivate them and guide them through each school year. How can we: 1)help insure that they get and stay focused? 2)help them have the right mind set towards school and their studies? 3)assist them in… Read More 3 Easy Steps to Middle School Success!