Fall Mantels: I Like ‘em Simple

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I like simple and subtle transitions between seasons. September is early fall to me. I like to see the warm fall light pouring in on my books and apples on the mantel.  That was my mantel last September. While I love simple, my style … ** Read more **

4 Simple Steps to Creating the Home You Want {Timeless Advice}

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(I'd take this house, wouldn't you?) I remember way back in the dark ages when I started this blog, I know I felt like I was going to embarrass myself or the people who had the money to decorate and remodel "the perfect way." I wasn't one of "those … ** Read more **

8 Tips for Bringing Fall to Your Home

Country Living Do know what my secret is for no-fail entertaining on a fall evening? Come find out, I'm over at (in)courage today sharing a little inspiration for getting your home ready for fall. … ** Read more **

Do you have a maid? And other Q & A’s about open shelving

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After cabinet doors were removed (kitchen has since been updated! See the open shelves I have now) I happen to love open shelves. They might not be for everyone, but they work for me. I am not in love with my kitchen, but even little updates make me … ** Read more **

Creative Organizing Ideas for Every Room

Country Living: Creative organizing ideas in a freestanding pantry Today we are going to find inspiration to be organized, once and for all! Yay for us! If you want to catch up on my organization series, you can find the most recent post and links … ** Read more **

DIY $30 Custom Designer Curtains!

I really wanted new curtains in my breakfast nook. But, after searching high and low, I couldn't find any ready made ones that I loved and could afford. What to do? Call mom. That is what I do. My mom came to visit me a couple of weeks ago and … ** Read more **

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