welcome november

All the ghouls and goblins are back in the attic and I have flipped the page thinking about Thanksgiving, Christmas and beyond. My focus right now is Thanksgiving with some back burner projects for Christmas time. I love hosting Thanksgiving, I love hosting anything actually, but let’s focus on Thanksgiving at the moment. Hosting can be stressfulContinue reading “welcome november”

ways to organize your life better

hello there!  a few weeks ago I mentioned my home|life organization system and I want to delve into it with more detail. Over a decade ago I read the Flylady book and immediately I created my plan and created my own control journal.  Although the flylady was my inspiration, I have very much adjusted it toContinue reading “ways to organize your life better”

getting organized, giving inspiration

Today I am sharing how I am getting organized in our home and getting inspired for our life.  A few weeks ago I shared how I needed to renew, refuel & revitalize myself.

Renew, Refuel, Revitalize

So in the last month I have been gone three different weekends, which caused me to step back from the blog a bit {not by design mind you}.  In turn it has re-energized me with a slew of new ideas & inspiration, which I canNOT wait to share with all of you.  Sometimes it’s goodContinue reading “Renew, Refuel, Revitalize”

{TIMELY} my one little word for 2016

{Timely} ~ that’s the word I chose for 2016;  my one, little word. I’m a full blown procrastinator. And although I wait until the last minute to do something, Anything, I usually DO get it done.  But it causes me undue stress to scramble at the last minute to get it done.   AND IContinue reading “{TIMELY} my one little word for 2016”

metals I ~ silverplate

I love metals.  Silver, galvanized, cast iron, enamel, etc., etc…. you name it. Last fall I published a post about copper {you can read it here} and it got me thinking I should spotlight each of the metals that makes my heart skip a beat. At the forefront lays silverplate. It’s my all time favorite.Continue reading “metals I ~ silverplate”

thanksgiving welcome

Now that my tablescape is finalized and my menu is pretty much set I wanted to make sure our home welcomed our guests in style. I added a thankful touch to my favorite wreath for our front door. I like a simple wreath. This was my inspiration and I adapted it to my vision. IContinue reading “thanksgiving welcome”

tweaks around here

So I’ve been doing a little bit of tweaking around here. Remember my monogram gallery wall? You can read about it here.  and also a big, BIG thank you to the Cottage Market for featuring my monogram gallery wall. My first feature ever!  It’s super exciting. One of my goals for  my blog for 2015Continue reading “tweaks around here”

a brand new year full of possibilities

So I’ve been reflecting a bit since I cleaned up Christmas. And trying to set my goals and prioritize my aspirations for 2015. My house is almost, almost back to normal. And it’s nice to feel clean & look around, but unfortunately I see all the projects I want to get done. Last year IContinue reading “a brand new year full of possibilities”