• Summer Home Tour 2015
  • This One’s For You
  • Beautiful Farmhouse Home Tour
  • Easy Summer Cocktail Station

New Dining Room Chandelier

My friend Julie and I take bargains very seriously. Frankly, it's one of the things that first bonded us to each other. When she uttered these words, "Sometimes you just have to buy that $10 pair of … [Read More...]

The Best Blackberry Cobbler Ever

Summer in Oregon is just absolutely glorious. We are rewarded for enduring the days of rain with beautiful sunshine and blue skies and here in the Willamette Valley it feels like we are getting to … [Read More...]

Summer Tablescape and Mikasa Giveaway

Have you ever watched honey drip from a spoon? How it starts out slow and steady. And, at first, you think that it is just one solid color but as it catches the light you suddenly notice all of the … [Read More...]

A Lazy Summer Tour

Hello! It's me, the redhead and I would like to invite you over to our house today for a Lazy Summer Tour... The crazy lazy days of Summer are upon us, and all I plan to do is bask in the sun and sip … [Read More...]

Ballard Designs Monogrammed Wall Plaque Knock-Off

I have a bit of a ritual when it comes to receiving the latest issues of my favorite catalogs or magazines. I never look at them right away. Oh sure, I might allow myself a quick glance through. … [Read More...]

Summer Home Tour 2015

(Be sure to go all the way to the end of this post for a fabulous Giveaway from bHome and Painted Fox Treasures!) You know what? I don't live in a farmhouse. Or a cottage. I live in a traditional … [Read More...]

Guilt Is Not a Spiritual Gift

*You may have read this post before. You may not have. But either way I decided to unearth it and publish it again. Because sometimes we just need a reminder, right?* I have this friend. I'll call … [Read More...]

Entry Decorated for Summer

Oh friends. When I think about how I used to over-complicate seasonal decorating I feel shameful. I mean, seriously, the LAST thing decorating should be is complicated. I know I've talked about it … [Read More...]

This One’s For You

Hey you, yes YOU. You who have a dream. A dream that started as a mere whisper. A dream that seems so out of reach that you dare not speak of it for fear that others will confirm that yes, you … [Read More...]

DIY Coastal Rope Mirror

I love a good makeover. The kind where the plain girl who's been quietly going through life half hoping no one ever notices her and half hoping that someday it will be HER day to be transformed … [Read More...]