Fall Nesting Tips: #12


Create a warm focal point for cool Fall nights! You can create the mood even if you do not have a fireplace. Group candles together in an old metal pot to rev up the ambience! Add some twinkling lights for extra sparkle. If you have small children … ** Read more **

It’s Time for Some Makeovers!

Fall Nesting Update: My fall wreath has made its way out to the porch. Stay tuned...more of my fall nesting to come. Wow. I had such a hard time picking the HomeGoods gift card winners. I wanted everyone to win. But finally I decided to … ** Read more **

Sweet Dreams:
Creating a B&B in Your Own Bedroom

My husband and I don't get to go away too often over night. While staying at a quaint B&B always sounds romantic and fun, it just isn't in our budget outside of a special anniversary. And with kids, getting away is definitely more of a challenge. … ** Read more **

Fall Nesting Tips: #4-#11


Fall is about cozy details. This week would be a great 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 like I … ** Read more **

It is a Beautiful Friday:
Even Though My Internet Isn’t Working
& it Keeps Crashing My Posts


My internet is not working very well and it keeps shutting off mid-post (grrr....I almost threw my computer out the window but I regained my composure)  so this post is going to be brief...but I didn't want to leave you postless on Beautiful Life … ** Read more **

Fall Nesting Tips: #3

red front door

Give yourself a happy & welcoming homecoming! So many of us enter our homes through a dull, dingy and dreary garage door. How sad for us! Be boring no more! A red door makes everything cheerier. The stenciled steps, striped rug and funky chair … ** Read more **