Beach House Inspiration

I just wanted to share a few of my favorite inspiration photos with you today… These next few pictures are from a beautiful beach house tour first featured on Classic. Casual. Home.  I absolutely love the use of texture, pattern and color against the neutral wall color.   And the breakfast nook


From The Archives: A Pretty Spring Mantel

Hi, thank you so much for stopping by!  With all of the Spring link parties going on right now, I feel a bit like the girl going to prom with no prom dress, so I pulled this post out of the archives, and I’m joining in on the fun!  I hope you


A Loss, A Gain and an Update

Please excuse the long silence; I took a little time off to concentrate on my family as we mourn the death of my sweet Grandmother.  She was a beautiful lady and because of her, the world has been a better place  for the past 84 years.  She will be incredibly missed. I


Must Try Recipes!

Happy Tuesday!  I hope you’re week is off to a good start!  I’m still recuperating from a very busy weekend.  My daughter and I joined my sister and some friends for the “Color Run” at Tempe Town Lake on Saturday, and let me just say, while it was super fun, it was


Sunburst Mirror Makeover

Hello, thank you so much for stopping by!  I hope you all enjoyed a nice, long holiday weekend!  I certainly did.  I’m grateful to have had the extra time to catch up on my housework and get the last of the Christmas “heap” packed away.  Unfortunately, I didn’t quite get around to


Laundry Day – Loads of Fun!

Saturday = Laundry Day at my house.  Of course, before I get started on my weekend chores, I like to sit down at my computer with my morning cup of coffee and do a little internet surfing.  One of my favorite sites to check out is Cost Plus World Market.  I just


Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

I just wanted to share this recipe with you; I made it last night and it was so delish, I just can’t keep it to myself!  Please get the full recipe here:  Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice     Her website is fabulous!  I’m sure you’ll find lots more recipes to try


Getting On With It…

I’m not gonna lie; I’m still struggling to get back into the swing of things after all of the holiday hoopla around here. I may, or may not, still have my Christmas tree up. It was nice to spend a little down time with my family; I just didn’t want it to end!  But I


My “Word” For 2014

Already three days into 2014, I figured I should share my word of the year with you.  To be honest, I’ve had such a  hard time coming up with one, I almost decided not to have one this year!  However, the importance of having a “word”, with all of it’s motivational powers, simply cannot


10 Tips on How To Choose the Right Bedding for A Fresh New Look – Guest Post

Today I have Kathy from Yorkshire Linen Co. here to share some great tips on choosing bedding for a fresh, new look; just in time for the New Year…   10 Tips on How To Choose the Right Bedding for A Fresh New Look With the New Year almost upon us it