Shopping for Quality Dining Chairs

Buying new furniture is an important part of putting together a home and we all take that seriously when it comes to shopping for good quality as well as a fair price.  Last Fall, I shared with all you my new dining room chairs and how they came to be.  They replaced another set of chairs that came from the same company, Carrington Court and I still love them dearly.  They really make my dining … [Read more...]

New Doorknobs & Locks from Schlage

It's amazing how a small change such as new locks can make things better, but it's true!  It was almost 5 years ago that I bought this house and my dad and I started the renovations, which took 6 months. Since that time, I've done so many renovations and updates in the house and it's really so nice to have it all done and now I get to enjoy it all. I love to see beautiful handle sets when I'm … [Read more...]

A Clubhouse Update in Georgia

My sister and brother-in-law live in a very nice community in East Cobb and have lived there from almost the beginning.  It was built almost 20 years ago and the clubhouse that started out as an office for the newly built neighborhood, later turned into the clubhouse and is a pretty "little house" right next to the pool. They rent out the clubhouse for homeowners who need a space for entertaining … [Read more...]

January and Organizing

I don't know about you, but every January I feel the need to get my house decluttered, cleaned and organized.  And every January, I struggle with how to do that correctly and really accomplish something. The older I get the more I am content with an "OK" house when it comes to deep cleaning and clutter.  I just live with it most days and then get on a bender to do something about it eventually. It … [Read more...]

Update on House for Hope Project Nashville

I'm heading down to Orlando, FL today for a convention with Shaw Floors. They invited all of us on the Style Board to come to their huge convention that they hold for the dealers.  I'm really excited to be part of this and I'll be speaking in a session to the dealers about blogging and how they can work with bloggers in a greater capacity and share my experience with getting my flooring installed … [Read more...]

Grove Collaborative: Free Cleaning Supplies

This is a sponsored post from Grove Collaborative.  You all know that feeling after the holidays are over and you get all the Christmas put away. You suddenly have the urge to organize the house and closets.  Cleaning becomes all important and you want to restore order after the chaos of all the Christmas decorating.  I feel it too and could use more energy toward that endeavor, but my … [Read more...]

Top Projects 2016!

It's the end of the year again!  How did that happen so fast?!  As I've been doing since 2008, I'm hosting my end of the year Top Projects of 2016 party, where I'm sharing what I got accomplished at my house this year and I encourage other bloggers to link up and share their successes.  It's always fun to look back and see how far we've come.  As I look back at 4 years in my house now, it's … [Read more...]

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