Collection: Inspired by the Sea

via Coast Magazine I love old bottles. They make such simple, subtle and beautiful statement when grouped together on a table top, in a basket or on a shelf. Look through your cupboards, you just might have a collection of bottles hiding … ** Read more **

A beautiful life is right in front of us!


I like the simple, homey look of that quilted round tablecloth! {House Beautiful} Wishing you all a wonderful 4th of July weekend! I had a busy week (ha, as usual!) and am looking forward to some family fun and fireworks this weekend! How about … ** Read more **

A Summer Porch Makeover

I know it has only been a few days since I talked about my BBFF Meg, but that is how it is with your best blogging girlfriends. It is fun to talk about them. I can't remember when we met, but it has been a long time in blog years. I have always … ** Read more **

Dreamy Escape in Nova Scotia

Last week in blogland I met a kindred spirit who has been lovingly renovating a beautiful 130 year old home in Nova Scotia! I smile thinking about Tamara scraping off yucky old wallpaper at the same time I was doing the same at my old house in … ** Read more **

Vintage Bathroom Touches


Please welcome my special guest and good blogging friend, Heather Bullard! She has the most beautiful blog and has just relaunched her online boutique, if you haven't yet had the pleasure of visiting her, you'll not be disappointed! Heather … ** Read more **

Traditions: 20 Little Things
to Do This Summer


You all know I love to make lists of happy things. Well one of my BBFF's {best blogging friends forever} Meg has a family tradition that I think is fantastic. Every year she has her kids make a list of things (see it above and read about it here) … ** Read more **