Travel Tips: Organizing Your Suitcase

It's probably no secret on my blog that I love to travel. Always have and probably always will.  Give me a destination and a time in mind to get on a plane or travel by car on a road trip and I'm in!  I love to go and  do new things and see new places. That's just part of a fun and inspiring life for me and something I've always enjoyed. Going on a trip requires packing a suitcase and I've … [Read more...]

Jr. League of Atlanta 20th annual Tour of Kitchens

Last weekend, I was invited to attend the Jr. League of Atlanta's 20th Tour of Kitchens, touted as exploring the finest kitchens in the South.  I had never been before, but apparently it's a well attended and very fun event to be a part of.  It's split into 2 days, running Saturday and Sunday with 7 kitchens being open for tour each day.  I took Mark with me and we toured on Sunday afternoon. It … [Read more...]

Historic Franklin Homes: Drive By’s

While in Franklin a few weekends ago, I couldn't help but drive through the historic area looking at their gorgeous homes again.  And of course, when I do that I like to take pics to remember the beauty of them all and to share it with all of you.  I appreciate an older historic home and the curb appeal in these small communities around our country.  We have it here in my hometown of Marietta and … [Read more...]

Going back to High Point Market!

Almost 4 years ago, I went on my own and met up with some other bloggers to High Point, NC furniture market, the mecca of furniture manufacturing here in the US.  That's where all the major American furniture makers are making their furniture and the market is open twice a year showcasing all of the new and beautiful products that are going to be available to the public this year.  It's a world I … [Read more...]

Antiques Shopping in Nashville

I love getting out in other cities to browse their antiques stores, so when I had the chance to do that in Nashville recently, I was happy to find a new spot to look at vintage goodies.  Shopping antiques markets and thrift stores has been on my radar for a long time now and I still enjoy browsing and seeing the possibilities in using older pieces in my home.  I'm definitely not all about just new … [Read more...]

Browsing in Franklin, TN

While in Nashville last weekend, I was actually staying in Frankin, that cute little Southern town that always captures my heart. The first time I went there, I just loved the quaintness of the main street with shops and restaurants, old style theater, beautiful old churches everywhere and the overall small town feel that is Franklin.  It's sort of Mayberry comes to life and I always love going … [Read more...]

Visiting Magnolia Market and the Silos {Giveaway}

{Giveaway is Closed} I am back today with all the many beautiful pics I took while at Magnolia Market in Waco, TX a couple of weeks ago.  It was such a thrill to get this invitation from Kilz and I was so honored and blessed to be one of the bloggers invited to meet Chip and Joanna Gaines (read that post if you haven't, I met them in person!!) and get to see her new paint line up close and … [Read more...]

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