Life and Style

Christmas in the Living and Dining Room 2018


I’m so excited to kick off this week with another Christmas home tour that I’m part of today.  I love being a part of the blogger community and sharing my home at Christmas is a big part of that each year.  I have always loved and decorated for Christmas and now since I’m a blogger, I get to share it ...

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Feature Friday: The Elms, Newport RI


Hey, friends and Happy Friday!  The Holidays are in full gear around here and I’m sure you all are getting ready at your homes too. It’s feeling so fun and festive and I just love this time of year.  Mark and I are going to the Marietta Pilgrimage tour this weekend and touring part of the houses in the daytime ...

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Christmas Welcome 2018 {& Giveaway}

Hey there friends!  I’m back today with more Christmas decor, joining another blog tour with so many other talented bloggers. You’ll have a chance to really be inspired by checking them all out.  Today, I’m sharing our entry way, foyer and family room.  It’s so fun to add Christmas cheer to all these areas and have the house all lit ...

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Over 60 Makeup Talk

Hey there and Happy Wednesday to you all!  Today on Fashion over 50/60, I’m talking about makeup and skin.  One of those topics we don’t often talk about as we get older, but it’s probably something you think about sometimes and it might be helpful to talk about as a group effort.  I know it’s on my mind, so it’s ...

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Christmas in the Kitchen 2018


Hey, there friends!  I’m kicking off the Christmas season this year with a blog hop with several other talented bloggers. This is the first of 3 blog hops I’m in this year. It’s a great way for y’all to see a lot of beautiful Christmas decor in one spot. All you have to do is click through to the other ...

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A Visit to Newport, RI


We’ve had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving holiday at home and with our families.  We went to see the new Grinch movie with our little people and had a good time with them over the weekend and really enjoyed having Lauren and her family home for the week. I’ll do a post soon on our trip to Bryson City and ...

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Feature Friday: Home for the Holidays Showhouse 2018

Happy Friday!  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We sure did and enjoyed both of our family time, with lots of good food and fellowship.  Families are the best, aren’t they?  We both are so thankful for our families, a lot to be grateful for.   Today, I’m sharing the Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles magazine Home for the ...

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Our Favorite Things Blog Hop


Hey, there and Happy Wednesday! Tomorrow is the big day of Thanksgiving and I’m so looking forward to spending it with my family and Mark’s family. We always eat too much, but this is a wonderful week to kick off the Holidays. We all have SO much to be thankful for, don’t we?   Today, I’m joining a group of ...

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Getting Ready for Thanksgiving


This is a sponsored post written by me in partnership with Ibotta. All opinions are my own. Hi, friends!  Thanksgiving is this week and it’s such a special Holiday for all of us.  I love being with my immediate and extended family for this day of Thanks.  Even though I don’t host Thanksgiving at my house, it’s sometimes fun to ...

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Visiting Falmouth, MA


Hey there friends!  It’s Thanksgiving week and I couldn’t be more happy and content. We are really settled in our house this year and so feeling the nesting mode this time of year. We’re excited for Thanksgiving this year, spending it with both our families.  I’ve been working around here getting ready for Christmas and have my decorating done just ...

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Caring for Our Seniors


This post is sponsored by Ready to Care.  Hey, friends! I don’t always post on the weekend, but I’ve got an important message to share with you today about caring for our senior citizens.  Since I’m a Baby Boomer and many of you are too, our parents are definitely aging and many of you have lost your parents.  Mark and ...

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Rosecliff Mansion Newport


Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of Feature Friday! Today’s feature is another of the Newport mansions we visited on our recent trip to New England.  These mansions sprawled around the coast line of Newport and beyond were just amazing.   Today’s Feature is Rosecliff Mansion and here’s a snippet of the history from the website: Commissioned by Nevada ...

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