My Christmas Decorating Has Begun!

Striped Wall

I'm gearing up for Christmas and my virtual world-wide Christmas open house! Did you catch the party announcement over the weekend? I hope you are going to be a part of this! Wherever you are in the world, let's open our doors and show off our … ** Read more **

Building Character {in your kids} and introducing my girls and their new blogs …

Normally if I write a post about building character, I'd be talking about adding charm to your house. But not today! I'm over at (in)courage, talking about raising kids....but before I send you over there to read that post, can I just tell you that … ** Read more **

Announcing Christmas Home Tours 2011 @ The Inspired Room


Christmas Open House! I love to think about all of us around the world all snug in our homes (hopefully!) decorating and nesting for the Christmas holiday. While most of us live too far apart to actually visit each others' Christmas homes in person … ** Read more **

Christmas Decorating Ideas & DIY Projects: 28 Post Round-Up

Christmas Tree

BHG Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! I'm so thankful for YOU! Really! You are the BEST!!! Christmas Decorating If you need a little inspiration to jump start your holiday decorating and crafting this weekend, I've pulled together many of my … ** Read more **

Blog Has Been Down! Giveaway Alert & Amazing SUPER SALE!


My blog was DOWN for almost THREE days for most people, GAH!...and unfortunately, I was hosting a really great giveaway! SADNESS! If you didn't get a chance to enter the giveaway due to the down time, click here to enter! You don't want to miss … ** Read more **

Sneak Peek of My Entryway & A Jones Design Company Art Giveaway

Not only is it Thanksgiving week, but it is project week around my house! In keeping with my crazy tradition of getting stuff done right before (and during?) the holidays, I've been making some progress on painting my walls! I cannot wait to show you … ** Read more **