31 Days of Autumn Bliss {Day 1}:
Entering the Season of Autumn


Martha Stewart Come in! Welcome! I have to admit something to you all. I completely stressed out trying to figure out what my FIRST 31 Days of Autumn Bliss post should be. What can one say to properly invite you all into the most wonderful … ** Read more **

Fall Mantels: I Like ’em Simple


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 **

8 Tips for Bringing Fall to Your Home

Country Living Do know want to 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 **

I’d love to take a nap here right now.

Southern Living 2010 Lousiana Idea House Oh yes. That couch makes me want to take a nap! All velvet and cozy?  Perfect for naps. This time of year I start thinking of trading in my white slipcovers in for brown velvet. Wouldn't it be awesome to have … ** Read more **

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Fall Nesting Party!!

my favorite fall scent returns: cinnamon spice candles fill the air! Join in our 2011 Fall Nesting Party! It is FINALLY time for the thirdannualfallnestingparty!!!!!! WELCOME! I can hardly believe I've been blogging long enough to have a third … ** Read more **

Style Tips:: Subtle Contrasts

I am drawn to this photo from Country Living, I guess because of the contrasts I see. It is simple in its decor but a little complicated at the same time. I love subtle contrasts....black & white, cluttered and quiet, reflective and worn, summer … ** Read more **