Family Thanksgiving 2018

HI, there friends!  I'm sharing our Thanksgiving holiday today, since this is the first time I've had a chance to do a family recap lately. Lauren was home with the girls just a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, so some of these pics are from that trip and then her whole family was here for Thanksgiving for a week, so it was a fun time. We went up to Bryson City, NC and spent the night, taking in the Polar Express train ride. We made reservations well in advance and I hear you have to do that … [Read More...]

Christmas Decorating Inspiration

Good morning! Hope you all are really enjoying the month of December and all the festivities that come along with Christmas and the Holidays.  I so appreciate all of you stopping by and seeing my Christmas decor.  If you missed those posts, you can find them here below. I'm so enjoying this month so far. Mark is off for Christmas vacation and we are heading to Franklin, TN this week for a few days … Read More»

Feature Friday: The Marble House, Newport RI

It's Friday again! I love Fridays since it means Mark is home for the weekend and this weekend is even more special, since he's off work until after Christmas.That's fun for both of us and I'm sure we'll enjoy some memorable events over this Christmas holiday. We're working on a little fireplace project at home that shouldn't take too long to get done, so I'll be sharing that with you … Read More»

Live Holiday Gifts from Jackson & Perkins {Giveaway}

This post is sponsored by Jackson & Perkins. You all know how much I enjoy live plants and have many around my house all year long. During the Holiday season, it's really nice to have something live to celebrate this special time of the year.  Today, I'm partnering with Jackson & Perkins to show you some great gift ideas and there's also a giveaway, so don't miss out on this one!We … Read More»

Fashion over 50: Black and White Shirtdress & DermaBlading

Hope you're all having a great week so far!  December is in full swing, tomorrow is my birthday and I'm excited for a month of celebration and holiday cheer.  Mark and I decided to go up to Franklin, TN for a little getaway next week, since the Viking cruise has been postponed until next year.  I know it will be fun up there this time of year and it should be all decorated and festive. We have a … Read More»

Decorating with Christmas Traditions (& Givewaway}

This post is sponsored by Tractor Supply. Hey there friends!  I'm back today with another fun giveaway and an introduction to a few more Christmas products that you might enjoy.  Christmas is a time to decorate our homes with love and joy, a time to surround ourselves with holiday decor that speaks to our family traditions and love of home.I'm partnering today with Tractor Supply , … Read More»

Christmas in the Living and Dining Room 2018

I'm so excited to kick off this week with another Christmas home tour that I'm part of today.  I love being a part of the blogger community and sharing my home at Christmas is a big part of that each year.  I have always loved and decorated for Christmas and now since I'm a blogger, I get to share it with all of you.Welcome! I'm so happy to be joining Mary from A Stroll Thru Life and her … Read More»

Feature Friday: The Elms, Newport RI

Hey, friends and Happy Friday!  The Holidays are in full gear around here and I'm sure you all are getting ready at your homes too. It's feeling so fun and festive and I just love this time of year.  Mark and I are going to the Marietta Pilgrimage tour this weekend and touring part of the houses in the daytime and the other 3 during the Candlelight portion of the tour, always a fave.  Those type … Read More»