French Country Cottage: The Book

Hey friends!  During my going on 12 years as a blogger, I have made so many friends with some precious and talented ladies along the way.   So many of them have written books and the latest friend of mine who has just been published is the super talented Courtney with French Country Cottage.  I've know Courtney for several years now and we've spent time together at many events along the way and … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: The Majorettes are Back in Town!

{Giveaway is Closed} The winner is Susan from NC! I've met so many fascinating, talented and creative women since I started blogging all those years ago.  One of them is Leslie Anne Tarabella, who is as Southern as I am and lives in Fairhope, AL.  I'm trying to remember when we first met and it's been in the last 4 years, I think when she came here to Georgia for a visit and we got together … [Read more...]

So Close To Amazing

I loved her the first time I met her.  She's a down to earth gal, with a genuine wide smile, effervescent personality and that red lipstick.By now, I'm sure that most of you know my friend, Karianne, with Thistlewood Farms.  She's a super talented blogger and I met her early on in the blogging world and then again as she launched out on her own blog a few years ago.  She's a dynamo blogger, so … [Read more...]

My Soulful Home: A Year In Flowers Book

Hello friends!  I've met some wonderful women across the country since I've been blogging and so many of them have written books. I'm so happy for them and it's always fun to see their hard work come to fruition and many of them I've shared here on my blog.  Today, I'm sharing another blog friend's new book, Kelly, from My Soulful Home is a delightful lady who lives in CA.  I met her at Haven and … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: Big Impact Landscaping

I know you all love books, so today I've got a fun giveaway for a new book, Big Impact Landscaping by Sara Bendrick.  Transform your space on any budget with 28 DIY Projects for homeowners to beautify and add value to your home.  Expert landscape designer and TV host of DIY Network's I Hate My Yard, Sara packs 10 years of experience into this beautiful how-to guide that will teach readers the … [Read more...]

Flea Market Style Book {Giveaway}

Who loves shopping flea markets?You all know that I do, even though my house won't hold anything else right now, it's still fun to look and browse.  I've got a new book from BHG to share with you today and one of my lucky readers gets a chance to own one too.  I have always enjoyed bringing home the vintage pieces to use at my house and you'll always find older treasures in my decorating … [Read more...]

Love, Loss and the Power of a Bowl of Soup

{Giveaway is Closed} Winners are Joan M and Arlene and they have been emailed.Today, I've got a special treat! My long time blog friend, Edie, who write the beautiful blog, Life in Grace,  has written a wonderful book. I haven't read it yet, but will as soon as it arrives. I know without a doubt that the book is good because I've seen a lot of gushing online about the book and that folks … [Read more...]