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


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.


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 **

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 **

Beach House: {Aw! A Beach House Dog}

Traditional Home I sn't that a sweet little pup? I kept seeing his picture on Traditional Home's website and couldn't resist showing him here. As you might remember (he makes appearances here now and then!), we too have a little Westie named … ** Read more **