June 24, 2017

Tips for Clean Kitchen Counters

Oct3

In the hub of our home, the kitchen is the one area that announces “congregate.” When you have company, that’s where everyone first meets, don’t they? With everything from people gathering, to clutter congregating, the kitchen is an area where […]

Clutter Countdown: Clear the Counters

Oct2

The words I penned above are heartfelt. Our kitchen has always been the heartbeat of our home. It’s where many memories are made, stories shared, hugs given and of course, delicious meals enjoyed. It’s my favorite place in our house, […]

Clutter Countdown Begins Now!

Oct1

It’s time. It’s past time. For over two years, I’ve had this cute little Clutter Countdown graphic sitting in my blog drafts, but I’ve always found something else more important to commit to because deep down, I was skeeeeered (scared. […]

Succulent Love: Brown Thumbs Unite!

Aug29

It was my first apartment and someone gifted me a lovely potted plant. There were a few varieties planted in the base and soon, they all died, except for one. I couldn’t identify it, but I knew it was not […]

Questions to Ask When Deciding on Home Decor

Aug20

I have mentioned this before, but I am the worst at large purchasing decisions. My husband is the same way, so for years, the joke with our extended family has been that he took less time in finding his wife […]

15 Minute Party Planning Ideas: Use What You Have

Jul21

I’m in a season of choosing my “Yeses” wisely. In fact, the summer is nearly over, our son goes off to collage in just a few weeks and I’ve watched days turn to weeks, turn to months and those moments […]

Our Son’s Surprise Landscaping Present to Me

May12

A few weeks ago, I shared about some of our landscaping challenges and asked for your input on favorite flowers etc. Thank you so much. I have taken note and continue my list because there’s just nothing that brings such […]

A Walk Down Memory Lane & Tips for Purchasing a New Home

May9

This post is sponsored by Lennar, the leading builder of quality new homes across the nation. At Lennar- Everything’s Included, offering the best value at an incredible price. Their homes demonstrate customer commitment by showcasing outstanding new construction and homebuilding […]

Marshmallow, Cupcake & Coffee Filter Garland: Easy Party Decor

Apr24

Inspiration is everywhere, but it’s not often that I step into a bakery and pretty much call myself at home. In fact, if I recall correctly, I hugged the owner and told her I wanted to move in, on a […]

Free Printable Banner Templates: Alphabet with Different Styles, Shapes & Fonts

Apr23

I think it goes back to my first apartment in college. Overjoyed with the simple pleasure of creating my own space on a budget and finding such joy in the littlest of things, I fell in love with hanging words, […]

Becoming: The Ultimate Girls Weekend

Apr19

Have you registered for our Becoming Conference yet?  I can’t even believe that summer is right around the corner and this has definitely become one of the weekends I most look forward to each summer. Grab some girl friends because […]

Favorite Brunch Ideas & Hospitality from the Heart

Apr16

“Here, Mom, I picked these pretties for our party,” our young daughter exclaimed as her clutched hands pushed forth a wild flower weeds and daffodil mixture bouquet from our garden. Her proud, precious face burst with excitement because her afternoon […]

Landscape Challenges, Request for Advice and a Coupon

Apr10

While completely uprooting this city-suburban girl and moving her to the country some seventeen years ago created a fair share of bedlam moment stories, it also created beautiful more ones than I ever deserved. Yes, I’ve “almost” acclimated to country […]

Our Before & After Family Room Floors

Apr4

Enjoy the inspiration from the Mohawk flooring gallery Over the past two months, it’s been so fun to be able to give you a peek into how our downstairs has slowly been transformed by the addition of our beautiful Mohawk […]

15 Minute Party Planning Ideas

Mar31

There’s something about gathering with friends that I just adore. Whether it’s friends that you’ve known for decades, who get you and love you regardless of the bedlam your life entails, or whether it’s new friends sharing their love of […]