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The Saturday Catch-Up

  Hi friends.  First of all, I want to send a tremendous THANK YOU to everyone who gave me suggestions for finishing up my office.  I knew you would have some great ideas!  I read each and every one of your comments.   I really, really don’t want to go to the trouble of painting the […]

A Patriotic Vignette

A patriotic vignette for Memorial Day, Flag Day and July 4th

  Just in time for Memorial Day, I’m here with a patriotic decorating idea that will carry you through from now until July 4th.  I still love this vignette today as much as when I originally posted it in 2013 (when we were still in our last house).  I’m sharing again because my readership has grown quite […]

Designer Spotlight: J. K. Kling Associates

JK Kling Assoc

Pinterest is usually my go-to resource for inspiration when I’m looking for something specific, like what to do with my office.  But my first runner up is inspiring interior designer portfolios.   But, I admit it – I’m a designer portfolio snob.   For me to love a designer, their portfolio needs to be that […]

The Scoop Link Party #171

The Scoop Link Party

Hi everyone!  It’s always such an honor for me when I get to be your host.  We’re so glad that you’ve chosen to take time out of your busy schedule to come party with us!  This link party is always filled to the brim with inspiring ideas and projects.    Welcome to The Scoop! The […]

Southern Screen Porch Reveal

Southern Screen Porch tour

  Boy, I feel like this has been such a long time coming.  The screen porch on this house was one of our favorite things about it and now it’s finally ready for us to use!  Settle back with a cup of your fave beverage cause this is a photo heavy post.     We […]

The Rest Of The Office {And I Need Some Help!}


Do you remember my new chairs for the office that I showed you last week?  I was pretty much at a standstill in this room until I ran across them.  Click HERE to see more.     Well…that was only one side of the room.  The other side of the room is a whole ‘nother […]

A Basket Full Of Goodies For A Tween Birthday

Dollar General (7)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. Well – it’s official.  My granddaughter, Miss M is officially a tween!  She has reached the age where she prefers the latest electronic gadget, instead of a toy, for a gift, but those are not usually in […]

The Scoop Link Party #170


Hi friends – is it Monday already?  Where in the world did the weekend go???  What better way to kick off a new week than with a party!   I’m finally making some Progress In Our Office, thanks to the addition of a couple of new chairs.  We’ve been making lots of Progress Around The […]

Orange Creamsicle Cake Recipe

Recipe for Orange Creamsicle Cake

Are you looking for a yummy cake recipe that’s super easy to prepare?  Well, look no further.  I’m here to share a recipe for Orange Creamsicle cake that will be a hit with your friends and family.     If you love the a moist cake and the taste of orange, then you’re going to love […]

The Saturday Catch-Up

Front porch

  Well, it happened again.  Another week has slipped right by me!  I wanted to share more of my office with you, but time just got away from me.  I have some decisions to make and could really use your help.  Hopefully, I’ll have it posted on Monday.   As usual, I worked on several […]

The Scoop Link Party #169


  Hi everyone!  Welcome to The Scoop!   I’m so, so glad that we have a whole week of dry, warm weather ahead of us here in central NC!  But – and it’s a big one – I seem to have developed allergies since moving out of the city and moving practically into the woods.  Not fun. […]

Progress In The Office

Progress In The Office

  Things are starting to come together in the office with the addition of two new chairs!     This is what my office looked like when I last showed it to you in November.  It sat that way for quite a while.  At this point, we had added a lateral file cabinet between the existing chairs, […]

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