We interrupt this Monday for yellow stripes

Waking up on a Monday morning wouldn't be so bad if... there were yellow stripes involved to wake you up. With a room this bold and bright, you might even put on your sunglasses as you wake up in the morning! Ahhhh, the view from laying on … ** Read more **

Inspired By: Updating the Porch

Remember when I had no plants for my plant stand on the front porch and it looked kind of sad, lonely and lifeless? Before: Sad, lonely and lifeless. I finally got some plants! I just love having a cheery front porch to welcome … ** Read more **

Craft, Wrap & Gift Closet
{And Christmas in July!}

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Inspiration: Country Living Make a craft, wrap and gift closet DON'T WORRY! I'm not pining away for Christmas yet. I'm still enjoying summer. But I have always wanted to be one of "those" people who is so organized that they have all of their … ** Read more **

Confessions: I Was a Reluctant Entertainer
:: Apron, Tea Towel & Book Giveaway!

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Once upon a time, I was definitely a reluctant entertainer. I wasn't reluctant about having people over, though, I was reluctant to have them over for dinner. I didn't know how to cook anything that resembled what I thought was a "guest worthy … ** Read more **

HomeGoods, Oh How I love You.
The Yellow Edition.

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I do heart this little twiggy, oh so sunny yellow plant stand I found at HomeGoods. I was going to put it in front of the fireplace with some summer plants. But plants in a plant stand were so, well, predictable (well, actually I couldn't find … ** 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 **



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