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Wish List!

Do you guys ever play the "if we won the lottery" game? I swear my husband and I have this chat every time we take a road trip... I'm sorry I've been absent from Blogland recently. It's summer with four kids, folks! My days are spent figuring out how to keep them entertained. Last week we went to northern Michigan. We've…read more
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Bloggers' Patio Party!

 Happy Summer, all! I hope you had a fun Independence Day weekend! Nothing beats time with friends and family! Check out this shot I got on my phone! An outdoor movie for the kiddos with fireworks...   Just screams summer to me! So does time with cousins in my parents' pool...  And sidewalk chalk...  And 4th of July parades watching my almost-13-year-old with her pom…read more
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Internet Buddies

Not sure where to start this post, as it isn't a typical one. If you aren't new here, you know my blog is full of my passion for home decor/art/DIY. But I just wanted to share a little something different today.  Somewhere around Christmas time, sweet Shauna from The House of Silver Lining, invited me and a few other blogger buddies to her cottage…read more
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Summer Home Tour #2

 Welcome to the Summer Home Showcase hosted by my seriously talented friend, Kelley Nan! Thank you so much for hosting, Kelley! If you're visiting from The House of Silver Lining, I'm so glad you're here! This group of ladies is truly remarkable. Please take some time today to browse through their blogs! The links to all of them are in a list…read more
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Stikwood Wall

Well, I fiiiiiinally styled the wood wall! It's been done for a bit now, but I took FOREVER deciding on art! Which means the sconces going up were also on hold. And I couldn't find the "perfect" chairs. Oy! I've never been so indecisive. Anyway, I know the art is different than what I originally planned- I'll talk about that in a…read more
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Father's Day Gift Idea

 Skip the ties this year! I have the perfect Father's Day gift for you! Jord watches are super masculine, sharp and totally sexy! I love it on my husband's wrist! I wanted to give you all a great e-gift code for $25 off your purchase! Awesome! And the number of codes they gave me are limited, so buy quick! Whether it…read more
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Summer Home Tour #1

 Welcome! So glad you've stopped by! If you're visiting from Life Love Larson, welcome! I'm thrilled to be a part of this Summer Home Tour blog hop hosted by Marty from A Stroll Thru Life, and I hope you take the opportunity to visit all of our homes! The full list of my talented friends participating is at the bottom of…read more
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Decorating With Vintage Books

I have a slight obsession with thrifting books lately. Vintage books have actually become quite a popular design "go-to" these days. You can style them anywhere! They aren't just for bookshelves. Think mantels, coffee tables, and even under lamps to give them height. I did just that in my dining room makeover...  These days, I've been on a crazy hunt for green!…read more