I joined Pinterest a while ago, on my old computer, the one before this one, that I decided to throw a glass of water on. But took a while to get it set back up on this computer. But now, I am just like everyone else I have been enjoying Pinning … [Read more...]


Summer Grace

  Today is the last day of school for my girls, the official start of summer. I happened to big a big fan of the Philosophy brand, their approach to branding is, in my opinion, magnificent. I love their Grace perfumes and recently picked up … [Read more...]


One for the Underdogs

Last night was a pure joy moment.  One of the best I have had in a while.  I even jumped up and down. Really. It was all for this little girl. The girl being swooped up by her Mom and cheered by her team. Let me set the stage. My Nutmeg is on … [Read more...]


The Treasure Hunting Has Begun!

So, I am still out of commission a bit with my eyes, making progress, but way slower than anyone expected.  Such is life.  Anyway, the biggest deal is I still can’t drive which is beginning to drive me absolutely batty.  I am hoping by Friday I am … [Read more...]


A Little Blog Housekeeping

Thank you so much for all of your kind wishes this last week.  Although have this eye surgery was a voluntary decision, having the PRK instead of LASIK was a bit more to go through than I was prepared for.  And to top it off, I ended up with a nasty … [Read more...]

Be Back Soon!

Sorry to say that I am still unable to see very well.  Typing this now I am few inches away from the screen and I can only manage computer time for a few minutes.  I know when it is all said and done it will be worth it,but right now it honestly … [Read more...]


No Minimalist Here Feature

For those of you following, I had eye surgery yesterday, not your typical LASIK, another version that takes several days to heal and see regular.  So, this going to be short and quick but not meant to lessen my appreciation to Sherry over at No … [Read more...]


A New Painting Technique, for me at least

When I was painting furniture for the Bloom & Shine sale I tried a new technique that worked out well for me. I will admit, it started out of wanting to cut corners.  It was a small shelf unit and I did not want to paint the insides with a brush … [Read more...]


Pretty for the Eyes

A little pretty (or at least I think so) for your eyes today. Because I am off to get new eyes. Well, sort of. I am off to NYC to have a version of LASIK surgery.  I can not have traditional LASIK because my cornea is too thin.  Wish I could say … [Read more...]


A Blooming Day

I have been catching up on some of the projects from my Bloom & Shine sale from a few weeks ago, and today I would like to share a collage of some of the plant arrangements I put together… Thanks for stopping by and have a great day! Take … [Read more...]


Summer Wreath How-to

Last week I put together a Summer Wreath while I was working on my summer mantel. And today, I am going to share with you how I put it together. I started with a square vine wreath but a circle would work just as well. Step 1: I began by … [Read more...]


A Bright Furniture Re-Do

When I had my Bloom & Shine sale a few weeks ago, I had a fewfurniture pieces that I had not shared yet.  So here is a quick one… This is the before: And here is the bright after… And the best part is that a dear friend bought it for her … [Read more...]


Outdoor Dreams

I found a lovely new blog this morning that I thought I would share with you… In the next few weeks, we will be getting back to our girls’ playhouse that they we built last year.  I thought this was some great inspiration… So now while I … [Read more...]


Client Kitchen Facelift

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to share this post with the lovely Cassity over at Remodelaholic.  I thought I would go ahead and share it with you here today if you missed it over there!   Today, I am going to share with you a kitchen … [Read more...]