Life and Style

Feature Friday: Grace in My Space

Happy Friday, my friends!  Are you ready for the big day coming up in just 4 days?  I think I am! We have some friend and family gatherings this weekend and into Christmas, so looking forward to the festivities and celebrating this special time of year.  I hope you are too! Today’s Feature Friday is a new to me blogger, ...

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Fashion over 50: Dresses and Boots

Hey, friends! It’s a pretty busy week this week with family things, parties, and general Christmas cheer that we all experience this time of year. I’m so enjoying having Mark home for a couple of weeks until after Christmas. It’s been so nice to get a few things done around the house and enjoy it too. I don’t have that ...

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Give a Happy Card for Christmas + {Giveaway}

Hey there friends!  It’s one week before Christmas!  Does that make you just a little bit nervous?  Have you done all your shopping already? Today I’m sharing another fun idea for Christmas shopping that you might not have heard of before. The Happy Card is new to me, but I think it’s a great idea. Do you have hard to ...

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Beadboard Nook with Hooks Project!

In the midst of our Christmas plans, with all the decorating and getting ready for the Holidays, Mark and I took time (well, I can say this was mostly him) to complete a little project that he’s wanted to do since we moved in this house just over a year ago.  There’s a little alcove inside the door coming in ...

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Feature Friday: Monica Wants It

Happy Friday to you all!  Mark and I are enjoying a few days in Franklin, TN this week, so I’ll share that when we return.  Today I’m back with another fun Feature Friday and another inspiring blogger to share with you.  I’ve known Monica with Monica Wants It for several years now through blogging and she is such a sweet ...

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Fashion over 50: Cozy Winter Furry Boots


Welcome to another Fashion over 50!  Today’s post is very casual and I’m sharing a couple of new things with you.  I’ll preface this by saying that I haven’t had a lot of furry boots in my closet over the years and never really thought I would need any. I bought these for the Winter cruise that is now postponed ...

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Family Thanksgiving 2018


HI, there friends!  I’m sharing our Thanksgiving holiday today, since this is the first time I’ve had a chance to do a family recap lately. Lauren was home with the girls just a couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, so some of these pics are from that trip and then her whole family was here for Thanksgiving for a week, so ...

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Christmas Decorating Inspiration


Good morning! Hope you all are really enjoying the month of December and all the festivities that come along with Christmas and the Holidays.  I so appreciate all of you stopping by and seeing my Christmas decor.  If you missed those posts, you can find them here below. I’m so enjoying this month so far. Mark is off for Christmas ...

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Feature Friday: The Marble House, Newport RI


It’s Friday again! I love Fridays since it means Mark is home for the weekend and this weekend is even more special, since he’s off work until after Christmas.That’s fun for both of us and I’m sure we’ll enjoy some memorable events over this Christmas holiday. We’re working on a little fireplace project at home that shouldn’t take too long ...

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Live Holiday Gifts from Jackson & Perkins {Giveaway}

You all know how much I enjoy live plants and have many around my house all year long. During the Holiday season, it’s really nice to have something live to celebrate this special time of the year.  Today, I’m partnering with Jackson & Perkins to show you some great gift ideas and there’s also a giveaway, so don’t miss out ...

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Fashion over 50: Black and White Shirtdress & DermaBlading


Hope you’re all having a great week so far!  December is in full swing, tomorrow is my birthday and I’m excited for a month of celebration and holiday cheer.  Mark and I decided to go up to Franklin, TN for a little getaway next week, since the Viking cruise has been postponed until next year.  I know it will be ...

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Decorating with Christmas Traditions (& Givewaway}

Hey there friends!  I’m back today with another fun giveaway and an introduction to a few more Christmas products that you might enjoy.  Christmas is a time to decorate our homes with love and joy, a time to surround ourselves with holiday decor that speaks to our family traditions and love of home. The post Decorating with Christmas Traditions (& ...

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