Life and Style

Fashion over 50: Black & White Dress/Jumpsuit


Hey there friends! We are back from New Orleans and had a wonderful weekend with Lauren and her family. We brought Parker back home with us and Lauren will be here this weekend with Iris for Easter celebrations. We love it when they are here. I took a lot of pics from Iris’s birthday party and I’m sure we will ...

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Invitation Homes Show House Patio Space


Hey friends! I’m excited to share with you all a new project I’m going to be part of. I’m joining Invitation It Home this spring as one of their Design Team partners and it’s going to be so much fun! I hope some of you who are local can come out and join me, as I’ll be hosting a ...

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Feature Friday: This Is Our Bliss


Happy Friday friends! I’m currently in New Orleans with those little girls this weekend and having a wonderful time no doubt. Today’s Feature Friday is Rachael with This is Our Bliss. She’s a boy mom and wife and lives in the suburbs of Chicago, has been blogging for 5 years and loves sharing her passion for home decor and DIY ...

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Fashion over 50: Casual Early Spring


Hey friends! I’m heading to New Orleans tomorrow with my sister for a long weekend, but wanted to share this outfit before I go. This time of year the weather is up and down, back and forth between cool and warm, so layering is what I’m all about for Spring months. I love the feel of a cozy lightweight cardigan ...

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Spring Living on the Deck {Giveaway}


Good morning and welcome to a new week! It’s a busy week for me. My sister and I are heading to New Orleans on Thursday for a long weekend with Lauren and her family, celebrating that baby Iris’s third birthday. She’s not a baby anymore! Looking forward to a few days down there this time of year. Spring in New ...

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Feature Friday: Our Vintage Nest


Happy Friday again! It’s time for another Feature Friday and I’m glad you all enjoy this series I’ve been doing for years, because it gives me an opportunity to share all the creative talent and homes that are out there in blogland. There is no shortage of beautiful homes all created by talented women. Today’s Feature Friday is the talented ...

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Country Ham Southern Breakfast {Giveaway}


Our family loves breakfast. You know, the Southern kind of breakfast that involves ham and biscuits and probably something you may have never heard of before. Grits and tomato gravy. If that doesn’t ring a bell with you, you probably didn’t grow up in the South. We happen to love breakfast for lunch or dinner, so last week, mama cooked ...

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Fashion over 50: Date Night Casual Jeans


Happy Wednesday! Time for another fashion over 50 and today’s post is an outfit I wore a couple of weeks ago to a dinner party at a friend’s house. It’s nice to get a little more fixed up than normal and it was a coolish spring evening so I had to have a little big of cover on my arms. ...

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DIY Framed Art


Good morning and Happy April 1st! Hope you all had a fun weekend! We had a productive weekend. I got the back patio all pressure washed and almost ready for the spring/summer season. Felt so good to get that chore done and everything looking good again. It’s amazing how dirty a patio can get after a rainy season like we ...

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Feature Friday: Sand Dollar Lane


Hey friends, it’s Friday again! Time for another Feature Friday and today I’m sharing Leen from Sand Dollar Lane. Leen is someone I’ve met in person and she is the sweetest. Hope you enjoy her coastal cottage style and get some ideas for spring. Her home tour definitely highlights spring and summer months, so enjoy it all! Leen and her ...

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Saving Money with RxSaver


As we all know, prescription drugs can be very costly. We all look for ways to cut costs in medical expenses, don’t we? I know I do! Luckily, I’m not on too many medications, but with age comes some of that and I do have a couple of prescriptions that I have to get refilled every few months. If I ...

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Fashion over 50: Spring Jumpsuit!


I bought a jumpsuit! For the first time since around 1978, I bought a jumpsuit. I really can’t remember the last jumpsuit I had on, but it had to be late 70’s or early 80’s and I did have a few back then. So, here’s how I found the jumpsuit. Ross stores has an annual dress event. I have bought ...

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