A Bowl Full Of…Towels. Say what?

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Good morning, Today is going to be short and sweet.  I have been very busy with work and getting ready for Easter weekend.  We are running another race and it takes a lot of planning and preparation – which I’m up to my neck in right now.  It is all good though. Because I have been so busy with work, I have not been … [Read more...]

I’m Having A Sale!

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Good morning! I was pricing inventory today and putting everything in place at the store when it just hit me. Why not have an online sale? I know…I have already whispered that I am putting together a mini-online shop page here at Turnstyle Vogue, but while that is a work in progress, why not just go ahead and do a … [Read more...]

The Aggravation Board

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Growing up, I was a tad competitive.  I had to be – with 2 sisters and 2 brothers and more cousins than I can count, I definitely I had to hold my own. They expected it.  There was no mercy for me. And it didn’t matter what we were doing. Playing basketball, a card game, or a pine cone fight at my grandma’s barn, it … [Read more...]

DIY: Family Gift Exchange 2013

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Happy Monday! How was your weekend?  Ours was busy – John, Cassidy and I spent all day yesterday painting down at the store.  I am going to love having fresh surroundings for my spring inventory. Although our nights have been cold, our days have been sunny which has made it easy to think spring with regard to retail. Back … [Read more...]

Six Place Setting Protocols For Every Meal!

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Good morning! Some of you may be entertaining guests beyond the Thanksgiving feast on Thursday.  Perhaps breakfast or brunch on Friday?  Dinners through the weekend? If you want to maintain place setting protocol and continue to set your table to correspond with the meal, then this might be of some … [Read more...]

A Harvest Table Setting With The Dreaded Squirrel

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Oh boy!  One week from now… Okay, I won’t go there.  Live in the moment, right? A couple of months ago,  I was at Pottery Barn and picked up a salt and pepper shaker set.  I did it as a joke.  John hates squirrels.  The squirrels eat our nuts.  A lot of them.  We lose a lot of money every year before harvest due … [Read more...]

DIY: 13 Things You Can Create For Your Holiday Table

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Happy Friday! Another week closer to Thanksgiving and now it is time for everyone to start their panic engines.  Have you started your menu?  Have you planned family activities?  Have you thought about how you are going to style your table?  Buffet?  Sit down? The list goes on and on and on. I’m here to help Today … [Read more...]

DIY Simmer Scent Gift Basket–For Christmas Or Hostess

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Good morning! You may recall that around this time last year, I shared my holiday simmer scent recipe with you.  This year, let’s put it all together and create an awesome gift. Cinnamon, Oranges & Cloves… Oh My! This is no-fuss. To be well received. I simply bagged the ingredients and attached a simple … [Read more...]

Per Your Request: The Thanksgiving Trivia Printables

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Hey! Well, if there is anything that is telling me Thanksgiving is just around the corner, it is the amount of emails I’m getting asking me to send the questions I used last year on my Thanksgiving Trivia Napkin Rings.  Not to mention the increased pinning. I will admit – I was caught a little off guard by how … [Read more...]

Molasses Cookie Family Recipe–Just In Time For Thanksgiving!

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Good morning! I hope you all had a nice weekend.  Did any of you spend some time planning for Thanksgiving?  I know it may sound early to some of you but for those of us who are hosting a colossal group of people, time is ticking! We went out to dinner on Friday with our friends, Jeff & Jean.  Jean asked me what my … [Read more...]