Life and Style

The Rock Garden Calhoun, GA

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I’ve been working on the laundry room all last week and weekend and it’s really coming along. I can’t wait to get it finished and share it with y’all! It’s going to be girly, functional, and pretty all wrapped up in one small space. It was in dire need of a makeover and I think I’m doing a pretty good ...

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Feature Friday: Tidbits and Twine

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Happy Friday friends! It’s been a long and dreary week this week with SO much rain. I’m so ready for spring, sunshine and flowers, aren’t you? I’ll be so happy to get on the deck again and get outside and get some projects done so we can enjoy our summer out there. Today’s Feature Friday is a new to me ...

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Luxury French Linen Sheets {Giveaway}

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Hi friends! One of the spaces I really wanted to get finished and looking pretty is our master bedroom. I shared it a few months ago as I got it updated with new drapes, rug, and bedding. A master bedroom space is a retreat for us from the day to day things going on outside our homes. Coming home to ...

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Curly Girl Hair Techniques

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Hair is always a topic that we as women love to discuss and hair is ever changing it seems. We have to stay up on new things to keep our hair looking good as we age, so that’s what I’m sharing today. Today on Fashion over 50, I’m going to dive into the curly hair conversation that we started last ...

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The Kitchen Bling: Gold Faucet

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I just can’t stop talking about our new kitchen and sharing all of the details, including today’s post about the kitchen faucet I chose. Faucets in a kitchen are really the icing on the cake, the jewelry to the space and I wanted one that fit our space and looked elegant as well. The Delta Trinsic® Touch 2O faucet was ...

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Feature Friday: Jennifer Allwood

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Happy Friday to you all! Ready for a fun weekend? I sure am!  I hope you all enjoyed your Valentines Day celebration with loved ones. We do it pretty simply with dinner out and I made a homemade dessert this year, chocolate of course! Today’s Feature Friday is a long time blogger friend, Jennifer Allwood. I have never met Jennifer ...

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Why I Chose a Blanco Silgranit Sink

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Renovating a kitchen is a big deal and there are a lot of choices to make when you’re changing finishes and updating fixtures, like sinks and faucets. During my time as a home owner which I’ve been since 1985, my sinks have been several different materials ranging from stainless steel, to white cast iron, to the current sink we have ...

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Fashion over 50: Long Sweater Cardigan and Cowboy Boots

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Hey friends! Thank you for all the great comments on the kitchen post! I read every single comment and loved your feedback. It sure has been fun having it all finished and enjoying it all for the last week.  Today’s Fashion over 50 is old stuff again. I’ve shared this sweater before but it’s worth sharing again. I’ve had it ...

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Blue and White Kitchen Renovation Reveal!

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I’m so excited to share our final kitchen renovation with you, featuring blue and white kitchen cabinets, white quartz countertops and white crackled subway tile. It truly feels like a completely different kitchen now and truthfully, it is! It has come a long way from the kitchen we inherited in this new to us house going on 2 years ago. ...

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Feature Friday: Mum Little Loves

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Happy Friday, my friends! The sun has been shining this week and it’s been spring like weather for several days here in Atlanta. So nice, but I’m sure it won’t last and we’ll be back to cold again. But that sunshine I’ll take!  Today’s Feature Friday is Hayley from Australia and her blog, Mum Little Loves is so colorful and ...

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Tiling a Subway Tile Backsplash

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It sounded so simple when we were starting this kitchen renovation. Mark and I talked about tiling the backsplash ourselves. We had just finished that herringbone marble tile on the fireplace and it didn’t go so perfectly, so Mark was not thrilled about taking this on, but he did it because it needed doing and we figured we’d save a ...

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Fashion over 50: Boots and Cardigans

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Happy Wednesday and welcome to another fashion over 50. I don’t have a lot of new stuff to share these days, so you’ll have to enjoy some repeats. Since I’m not a real fashion blogger buying new clothes all the time, I have to rely on my closet to provide alternative clothing options, so it’s fun to see what all ...

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