The Church Pew Bench

For those who have been here awhile, you have seen the vintage bench outside on my front porch.  For those who are new, let me introduce you to my Church pew bench {wink}.

front yard remodel updates

We recently added more plantings to our front yard landscaping. We inserted more structure to the overall front yard remodel design, and are excited to share the current design updates.

a new dutch door front entry

I am so pleased to share our new front door today. We replaced our traditional front door with a new Dutch door for our front entry. Here are all the details and why we chose a Dutch door style for our entry way.

fabulous details on wood flooring options

We recently replaced all the flooring in our home and we opted for a luxury vinyl wood flooring. I will share the reasons why we opted for this choice and all the benefits this flooring offers. Previously we had a mixture of parkay wood flooring, fake wood and wall to wall carpeting. It’s so niceContinue reading “fabulous details on wood flooring options”

Merry Christmas & More

So much has happened since I last hung around here. We just had a fabulous Christmas season and wanted to jump in here and share some of the magic plus give some quick updates. Our Christmas fairy dust around our home was edited since we just had some minor remodeling work done. We had newContinue reading “Merry Christmas & More”

happy thanksgiving

November is a blur and it went out with a bang with a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. We hosted an intimate party of 6 and it was a perfect gathering of family and a friend. I was not able to decorate much since we are in the process of a small remodel and it took longerContinue reading “happy thanksgiving”

reflections of 2020

Today we close the door on 2020. A chapter for the history books for sure. 2020 was a year like no other but there was some goodness that came from all the turbulence and turmoil.  I witnessed it first hand at the small home & garden shoppe I work at in our home town. PeopleContinue reading “reflections of 2020”

bathroom reveal

Although this is a formal reveal of this bathroom on my blog please keep in mind 1} we remodeled this bathroom almost 10 years ago and 2} I did showcase it a bit way back when, but it was before I was really lifestyle blogging.  You should check it out here- it was quite theContinue reading “bathroom reveal”

mirror mirror on the wall

We recently found a new mirror for the living room mantel. I have wanted a vintage, old, beautifully gilded with tons of patina frame for awhile now.  The price tag however always makes it an elusive quest.  A few weeks ago I stumbled across this mirror at a local vintage pop-up market, Paris Flea Market.Continue reading “mirror mirror on the wall”

front yard sitting area

Hello friends!  Last month I showed you the front yard remodel and I want to share some of the progress we have done in the front sitting area. It is one of our favorite spots now, where we can sip a cup of coffee in the morning or enjoy a refreshing beverage in the afternoon.Continue reading “front yard sitting area”