Happy Memory Triggers


Better Homes & Gardens   E very summer when I was in high school two favorite of my ice creams were Daiquiri Ice or Chocolate Chip Mint. Not at the same time. Somehow when I saw this room, I was instantly transported back to those … ** Read more **

Your Home is a Collection of Stories

Bread Board Collection

House to Home A home tells many tales of life and love  ... Everyone's home tells a story, whether you mean it to or not! Let your home tell chapters of your story every chance you get -- collections and art will give your home heart and … ** Read more **

Using Dark Paint Colors to Add Contrast and Personality to Your Decor!

Homes & Gardens Staircase

Homes & Gardens via House to Home I love contrasts and touches of deep paint colors in decorating! I know many people are into monochromatic paint schemes, and using all light tones for a softer airier look. But I really love the dramatic effect … ** Read more **

Go ahead. Paint outside the lines.

paint technique

Make people wonder about you. It makes life more fun. I knew I liked Homes & Gardens magazine. They appreciate and celebrate the creative style of people who paint like I do. "Yeah, I meant to do that!" That is what I tell people who … ** Read more **

How to Clean Stainless Steel Appliances {My Favorite Tip}

How to Clean Stainless Steel

HOW TO CLEAN STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES I've had stainless steel appliances for over eight years. For eight years, I have dealt with those pesky finger prints and who-knows-what smeared all over the front of the appliances. My appliance manuals … ** Read more **

Risk & Beauty.

Happy Weekend! Here are two posts from (in)courage I encourage you to read ... One post is my own, Risky Business, where I talk about the risks and rewards of letting go of control in our life, and one is a challenge from Sara Frankl to … ** Read more **