Inspiring Finds: A Fabulous Kitchen

kitchen blue polka dot chairs banquette

OH! I love that kitchen, and aren't those polka dot chairs adorably unexpected and fun? SIGH! I found this home featured on House of Turquoise. The original source is the designer Tobi Fairley! Go check it out!   _______ The Inspired Room … ** Read more **

Connecting to Happy Places in Your Past: Subway Art

love never fails

Our family moved away from our hometown of Portland Oregon almost two years ago now. I can't believe it has been that long. While we do enjoy where we are in Washington, we can't help but feel a little homesick for what was familiar to us for all … ** Read more **

The Family Room {a.k.a. The Playground}


It is loud. Chaotic. Things get rumbled. Tumbled. Tossed. Turned. My ears hurt. My eyes wince. My teeth grit. My shoulders tense. My hands cover my mouth so I won't ruin the moment. I smile behind my hand and nod my … ** Read more **

Drumroll….the winner of the
$100 DaySpring Shopping Spree is….


Kate from Life in the Cooper House Happy dance for Kate!! Just for fun, after the winner was selected (from this post!), I went back and looked in my past comments and noticed she had left comments on my blog back as far as 2008! I bet she is … ** Read more **

4 Fun Ideas for The Kids’ Table

cute kids table setting idea

Southern Living Do you all put your kids at "the kids' table" for holiday meals? I remember always being at the kids table during our family holiday meals! I actually thought it was fun, gathering together all the cousins we only got to see twice a … ** Read more **

Thanksgiving Projects

Even though my 31 Days of Autumn Bliss is over doesn't mean celebrating the season is over! There is always a new season to embrace! It is time to transition to Thanksgiving and the holidays! It is November! Yay! So to kick off the Thanksgiving … ** Read more **