Summer Drive By: Ahhh…back to my old tricks!

charming house tours

For old time's sake and because I have a serious addiction, I went on a little drive by while I was in Portland last week! Ahhhhh it has been way too long! I started out with a quick drive through of my old old old (i.e. several houses ago) … ** Read more **

An Old Ladder Turned Wall Display Shelf

antique ladder wall display shelf

I spent the last week in Portland hanging out at my sister's house while my son and nephew went to camp. I love going back to Portland because I get to do some antique shopping at some of my favorite shops! I came home with some fun goodies, but I … ** Read more **

Weekend Project:
Summer Vacation Memories

My son loves collecting little keepsakes and treasures. Sometimes we go on leisurely treasure hunt walks through our neighborhood, hand in hand, to see what we can find. We pick up pine cones, bottle caps, pretty rocks and leaves. I love going on … ** Read more **

4 Ways to Get that Easy Breezy
Casual Look at Home!

BH&G 1. Simple is best. Good-bye heavy complicated curtains! For a casual home, simple is best.  These light and airy curtains could be made out of anything (including sheets!) and hung from hooks mounted from the ceiling or wall. They frame … ** Read more **

Simple Pleasures:
10 Little Ideas for Summer Bliss

Traditional Home I always enjoy making lists. I am not always the best at following through with things but if I have a list, at least I can clearly see where to start and how to finish. I don't know about you, but at our house summer flies … ** Read more **

Love: Striped Rugs in White Kitchens

striped rug white kitchen

Images: This Old House I saw these three white kitchens with striped rugs at This Old House. Of course, my heart skipped a beat. Two of my favorite things: white kitchens & stripes. Heart. … ** Read more **