Creating a Memory Shelf
for Children {or Yourself!}


When we did the pirate scavenger hunt for our son a few months ago, he collected quite a few "treasures." We took a shelf in his room, cleared it off, and allowed him to put all of the mementos from that day on display. It was a rotating display, he … ** Read more **

Romantic Ambience


HGTV Since Valentine's day is just a couple of weeks away, and my personal goal for the month is to create more ambience in my home, I wanted to start off the month talking a little bit about ROMANCE at home. Are you blushing or cringing? If you … ** Read more **

The Lopsided Cakes are Delicious Too Edition of Mr. Linky

by Manassas Cakery It was another busy week at my house -- between housework, being a wife & mom, running The Inspired Room, being a part of Blissfully Domestic, helping the new church get under way, getting ready for Blissdom and another … ** Read more **

Inspiration: Decorating with Red

Be Bold. Be romantic. Be dramatic. Be sweet & subtle. Be brave. Be cozy. Be unique. _______________ photo 1 & 2 Red dining room & red dresser Country Living photo 3 & 4  House Beautiful photo 5: Red … ** Read more **

Perfectly Imperfect

The following post is written by Emily from Remodeling This Life Last year, I wrote about the concept of wabi-sabi. A brief definition: Pared down to its barest essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection and … ** Read more **

A Charming Kitchen Re-do

white kitchen remodel

Kitchens Another inspiring kitchen for you this week! My blogging friend Heather Bullard {Vintage Inspired Living} did a lovely update of her kitchen and I knew you'd want to see it. She graciously gave me permission to feature it here. I was … ** Read more **