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summer garden styling on an antique secretary desk
As we skip into June and gardens are bursting outdoors, it's nice to also bring some of those garden vibes inside. Come in and see how I dressed up the antique secretary desk in the living room with a garden styling.
outdoor table stylings inspiration
Now that the Memorial Day holiday is behind us, the unofficial start of the summer season is upon us and that means dining al fresco. I love eating outside whether it's at an exotic resort or at a local restaurant or in our own back yard. Today I am sharing outdoor table stylings ideas to …
book review – “Feels Like Home”
Hello friends! It's time for the next book review. Today I am sharing a great home inspiration book called Feels Like Home. This is part of a new monthly series, which shares a book centered around our home and gardens.
Home Imagined Link Party #19
I am happy to announce I have joined Rachel, Anna & Melanie as a host at the Home Imagined Link Party. Welcome! The purpose of this party is to share ideas and inspiration related to all things home.
thrifted goodies – a S&P shaker collection
Hello friends!  Welcome to the next installment of thrifted goodies! Thrift store shopping is the perfect way to start a collection. Believe me it happens before you know it, and today I am sharing a vintage S&P shaker collection.
spring nesting tablescape
Spring evokes visions of newly formed nests with birds aflight. As the springtime sprints into summer this spring nesting tablescape holds on to those renewal and revitalizing vibes. Nests throughout the table says springtime!

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

MaryJo Materazo
MaryJo Materazo

Hello, Hola, Bonjour! I’m a vintage soul, who’s married to my honey, aka Mr. M., who made all my dreams come true. He made me a wife, he made me a mother and he makes me laugh each & every day. My life revolves around my family & my home and on this blog I share all the pieces of this wonderful life. I love all things that are weathered, tattered, tarnished, rusted, faded, shabby, & distressed because they have a story to tell. Here- I tell my story, which includes my love for home decor, gardening, entertaining, cooking, traveling, crafting and anything that makes life pretty, fun & interesting. Welcome & thanks for visiting. XO

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