Sweet Escape: Absolutely Beautiful Denial

S hhhh....don't tell me the weekend is over. I'm in denial (actually, it looks like I am in the tub!). Sometimes, you just aren't ready to face a Monday! My 8 year old son was sick all weekend and I have a busy week ahead -- I am feeling completely … ** Read more **

Simple Pleasures: A Beautiful Notebook

"There are certain things I’m never without: lipgloss, a PDA, a great handbag, and of course, a notebook. I’m an avid note-taker and list-maker, so a good notebook is always within reach. Everyday life can be hectic, so to stay organized, I write e … ** Read more **

My One-House Drive By (Ok, it was a walk by)

My husband and I took a walk on a sunny fall afternoon this week and I just had to snap these photos for you all. Those window boxes, aren't they amazing?! Such gorgeous fall colors! The whole front yard and setting of the home was just lovely. I … ** Read more **

12 Weeks Until Christmas? 3 Things to Do Now

Yikes, when Simple Mom jolted me out of my Fall bliss to remind me that we only have 12 weeks until Christmas {faint}, I nearly passed out. How could it be? Now you all see why I wanted to get a jump on Fall, just about the time you realize Fall is … ** Read more **

Cozy “Homespun” Decorating Details

DIY decorating ideas to make your house cozier! N ow is the time to gather up your soft blankets, wool scarves and felt to re-purpose them around the house! I'm not that skilled with a lot of the domestic arts, but I love ideas that make me feel … ** Read more **

Simplifying A Room Makeover: A Before & After

Before Ilove using SIMPLE SOLUTIONS in decorating. When it comes time to repaint a room, it is quite possible to spend forever trying to decide what paint colors to choose for woodwork and walls, how to fix less than perfect features, and then … ** Read more **