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 soon.Today's Feature Friday is my last post from New England and highlights the last mansion I photographed … [Read More...]

Visiting Falmouth, MA

Hey there friends!  It's Thanksgiving week and I couldn't be more happy and content. We are really settled in our house this year and so feeling the nesting mode this time of year. We're excited for Thanksgiving this year, spending it with both our families.  I've been working around here getting ready for Christmas and have my decorating done just in time for this week's festivities with my … Read More»

Caring for Our Seniors

This post is sponsored by Ready to Care. Hey, friends! I don't always post on the weekend, but I've got an important message to share with you today about caring for our senior citizens.  Since I'm a Baby Boomer and many of you are too, our parents are definitely aging and many of you have lost your parents.Mark and I still have both our parents and as I watch them all get older, I'm so … Read More»

Rosecliff Mansion Newport

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of Feature Friday! Today's feature is another of the Newport mansions we visited on our recent trip to New England.  These mansions sprawled around the coast line of Newport and beyond were just amazing.Today's Feature is Rosecliff Mansion and here's a snippet of the history from the website:Commissioned by Nevada silver heiress Theresa Fair … Read More»

Visiting Nantucket Island

Hey there friends!  I'm back today sharing our second stop on our Cape Cod adventure.  Are you still hanging with me?  I don't want to wear out my welcome and feel like the family you visit who pulls out the family photo album and all their vacation pics that they are so excited about, but you all have spurred me on in sharing more, so here I am!We really only spent 24 hours in Nantucket, but … Read More»

Fashion over 50: Camel and Black

Hey friends, the month is ticking away and we are growing closer and closer to Thanksgiving Day. So looking forward to the Holiday season this year and we have so many fun things going on.  I'm currently decorating our house for Christmas and look forward to getting that finished very soon.  Lauren and her family will be home this weekend and we have a little girl's trip planned.  My sister and I, … Read More»

Day Tripping in Chatham, MA

A travelogue of Cape Cod and Chatham, MA.  Enjoy the sights and food highlights of day tripping in Chatham, MA and our Fall visit to Cape Cod.Hey there! I hope you all had a great weekend. It turned cold here in Atlanta finally and we got some crisp colder weather which feels pretty good after all the heat of the summer months.I hope y'all aren't tired of hearing about our Cape Cod trip … Read More»

Feature Friday: The Breakers in Newport

Happy Friday to you all!  This week's Feature Friday is a little different from the norm, because we just got back from Cape Cod and visited Newport, RI, where we saw some incredible mansions from the Gilded Age.  This adventure was one of my favorites from our trip and I can't wait to share The Breakers with you, the largest of the Newport summer cottages. That little phrase made me chuckle a … Read More»