10 Furniture Faves from 2012


It is New Year’s Eve and time to say goodbye to 2012.  It has been a busy year full of paint, DIY projects, tablescapes, ideas and reflections.  Since I already showed you 15 of my most popular DIY projects from 2012, today it is time to look back at some of my furniture favorites of the year.   Campagne This … [Read more...]

Over The River And Through The Woods…


Over the river and through the woods, to Christmas Eve breakfast we went! Rather than cook Christmas Eve morning, we all piled in the cars and went out to breakfast at a beautiful lakeside lodge not too far from home.  Call me selfless. I will share the beauty….       There … [Read more...]

15 Of My Most Popular DIY Projects For 2012


Hey everyone!  It is good to be back after a few days off.  Today, I wanted to look back at 2012 and my DIY. I did a lot of DIY.  When I started this blog over a year ago, my intent was to show a lot of my furniture and talk about styling your home. With a few DIY projects thrown in here and there. But then, … [Read more...]

The Day After

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas


Source Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads. And … [Read more...]

Don’t Throw Away All Of That Christmas Gift Wrap! Do This…


It is Christmas Eve Eve and many of you may still be wrapping presents for the big day. My question to you is:  What do you do with the gift wrap AFTER it has been torn off of the presents on Christmas morning? For the answer, we are going to look back to my post from last Christmas that gave you a … [Read more...]

8 Days Ago @ 9:38


  Twas' 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38, when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven's gate. Their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the air, they could hardly believe all the beauty they saw there. They were filled with such joy, they didn't know what to say, they remembered nothing of what had … [Read more...]

These Christmas Vignettes Lead To A Christmas House Tour. Come See!


Good morning all. Do you know that I have been blogging about home, design, furniture, styling, etc.. now for a little over a year and I have never taken you on a tour of my home? I don’t want that to sound indulgent.   It is just that most bloggers in the home design and styling niche have welcomed their readers into … [Read more...]

Add This Little Detail To Your Entertaining!


Good morning! Just a quick and simple suggestion for your holiday entertaining. We all know presentation is everything, so don’t just offer up any wine goblet or glass to your guests. Take 60 seconds and dress them up a little. Just tie a bell on it and you have an instant accessory that is sure to put smile on … [Read more...]

Game Day! Can You Identify These Ten Christmas Movie Quotes?


  ‘Tis a beautiful morning here at home… The benefit of working from home is getting to enjoy the view. There will be time to play in the snow later.  Right now, it is time for some much-needed Christmas cheer.  How well do you know your Christmas movies? Hmmm….You don’t say! Then prove it.  Name … [Read more...]