Best House Plants for Your Home

This is the dreariest time of the year, the time between the Christmas holidays and Spring. We are all eagerly awaiting the time when spring greens burst forth again outside our windows. But, in the meantime, here are a few ideas for growing houseplants and keeping them healthy inside.Plants are one of my most favorite materials to decorate with. There is no substitute for real plants to me, even though I have a few faux ones around too in a few spots. Real plants just create a sense of … [Read More...]

Home Style Saturdays

Hey, friends, I'm joining a group of fun ladies today for a little blog hop, Home Style Saturdays, where this group shares decorating inspiration letting us all see a beautiful design in each home. I hope you'll stop by and visit all of these ladies and get inspired yourself for decorating your spaces.I'm happy to be joining them today as a guest, so show them some love and go visit! I'm … Read More»

Feature Friday: Buck’s Bungalow

Feature Friday today is an oldie but good one! Buck's house was a favorite for many of you, it's a small house in Atlanta, but Buck has made this place a showplace. Don't miss his backyard makeover linked at the bottom! Enjoy and have a great weekend!Today’s Feature Friday is such a fun one.  My roommate, Rhonda, has a business acquaintance, Buck that she is working with.  When she visited his … Read More»

Organizing the Basement

How's that for an inspiring post today? Let me just say, I'm no Marie Kondo! I've just been listening in to her show on Netflix, have you seen it? She's a cute and perky little thing with a passionate love of organizing, it seems. The people she is helping definitely need help. I've seen that hoarders show before and even though Mark and I have lots of stuff, we aren't to that stage yet, thank … Read More»

Gel Nails Manicure at Home

Today's topic is about doing your nails at home. Gel nails that is! I shared this on Instagram and so many were interested in hearing about my at home gel nails that I figured that many of you might be interested too.Let me start by saying that my nails are in really bad condition. They've never really recovered from having acrylic nails on over 10 years ago. I wore them only for a year or … Read More»

Our Kitchen Renovation Plans

Kitchens are a huge source of conversation and inspiration these days. I've seen so many gorgeous kitchen renovations since I've been blogging and they definitely get attention. From large major kitchen renovations, so smaller updates, fixing up a kitchen is one of the best bangs for the buck you can get for your home.When we moved into a new to us home, it was not exactly the way we wanted … Read More»

Feature Friday: Our Victorian Italianate

Happy Friday, friends! Hope you're ready for another fun weekend.I've got a great feature for you today. I met Ashley with Our Victorian Italianate on Instagram and she has a beautiful home that you're really going to enjoy. It's another historic home and so photogenic. Ashley has decorated it beautifully and it feels and looks so inviting and welcoming. She has a blog too, so check it out as … Read More»

Le Madeleine Tomato Basil Soup Copy Recipe

Hey friends! I'm back today to share a really good soup recipe with you. I thought I had shared this before, since I found a copycat recipe years ago for this, but looking online recently I found a really simple one and this one's really good too. I'm talking about Le Madeleine Tomato Basil soup (found this recipe on Genius Kitchen online, click that link for recipe). It's SO good and one of my … Read More»