How I spent my summer vacation

Disclaimer: This post was written under the influence of Oxycodone. July 19, 2009 The Behind the Scenes Story Because inquiring (and caring!) minds wanted to know, I'll tell you all what happened behind the scenes of my surgery! It actually all … ** Read more **

Medical Emergencies
& Other Random Blogging Tidbits

medicine-bottles

via flickr: aussiegall T hose of you on Twitter and Facebook (add me! facebook.com/theinspiredroom) may have already heard bits and pieces about my unplanned emergency (and life-threatening!) surgery a couple of days ago! Thank you for all the well … ** Read more **

A Beach Cottage: Life By the Sea

by Sarah of A Beach Cottage W hen I first started on this Beach Cottage journey I have to admit I was rather disillusioned with things, the realities of renovating the cottage from grot to glam hit home and I was the Whining Queen of … ** Read more **

Consignment & Second Hand Shopping

T his is going to be fun! We have our very own consignment shop expert here to help us make the most of our hard earned decorating money! We'll be learning some tips on buying second hand. Sarah is from Gallery St. Elmo in Bethesda, Maryland.  … ** Read more **

Come snoop around this
cottage on the lake!

I know it is only Tuesday, but I could use a little weekend escape right now. Let's go on another road trip to an idyllic vacation spot! Just look at this dreamy setting! The water, the trees ... Add in a charming home and you have the … ** Read more **

The Pottery Barn Basic Slipcovered Sofa Saga
& Confessions

A few years back I decided I wanted a good basic sofa with a slip cover. Truth be told, I have never spent much money on furniture for my home. A lot of what I have was given to me or found at garage sales, consignment shops and second hand stores.  … ** Read more **