Beautiful Bathrooms

Coastal Living, Alec Hemer This Old House, Casey Sills This Old House Casey Sills This Old House, Casey Sills This Old House, Casey Sills Cooking Light, John O'Hagan Living Etc. Jan 2005 via House to Home Coastal Living, Jean … ** Read more **

Attention! Attention! Important News!

Hi friends! Excuse the interruption, but I want to let you all know a FEW EXCITING THINGS! NEW BLOG ADDRESS First, I have a NEW BIG GIRL BLOG ADDRESS! If you all would be so kind as to change your link to my updated address, I'd be forever … ** Read more **

DIY Wedding & Party Decorating: Candy Bars

wedding candy, DIY wedding decorating

My daughter and I did our best to find simple ideas to create a fun and beautiful wedding for her on a very tight budget. One of our favorite things was the candy bar! We set it up right in the hub of the reception so it served both as a … ** Read more **

DIY Wedding Cupcakes: Behind the Scenes

diy wedding cupcakes

So, you want to see some behind the scenes from the wedding? Of course you do. Alrighty then. {Hey, I see 1,000 of you slinking quietly out the back door, that is OK. You can come back when this is over. I don't blame you}. I was so overwhelmed by … ** Read more **

Drive By: Beach Cottages


Originally published August 2008 The wedding is now over and I have finally returned home again. My daughter and I intended for her wedding to be a "simple beach wedding" and in many ways it was. But as with any "destination wedding" (even a … ** Read more **

Observation: Checkerboard Kitchen


Greetings! Thank you all so much for checking in on me over the weekend. My daughters wedding was absolutely lovely. There were so many special things about it I cannot wait to share once I can get back into Portland and load some photos and gather … ** Read more **