Life and Style

Style Showcase 39


Hope your week is off to a good start and you all are enjoying your summer. It sure is flying by! Hard to believe that it’s almost 1/2 over. We have enjoyed our time at home, but also taking a few road trips have helped break things up. We are staying in touch with our families and that really helps ...

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How to Make a Shell Box


As long as I can remember, I’ve loved walking on the beach collecting shells. They are so pretty and organic. Their shapes are unique and shells of many colors are found on the beaches across the world. So whenever I’m at the beach, I look for shells. Do you do that too? Let me show you what I made with ...

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Home Style Saturday 199


Hey there friends! We’ve got a family wedding today. Mark’s nephew, Ben, is getting married in Atlanta and we’re going to that today. Weddings are fun and happy events, aren’t they? Today on Home Style Saturday, I hope you’ll enjoy all of these inspirational posts, sharing lots of great ideas and decorating tips. I know you’ll be inspired! Have a ...

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Feature Friday: House for Hope Designer Showhouse in Franklin, TN


Enjoy this repeat from 2017 and the House of Hope showhouse I was a small part of. Check out my laundry space. This was such a cool project to be a part of!  *********************************************************** Last weekend was so much fun as we gathered as a group of bloggers/designers to see the house all decorated for the opening of the House ...

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A Virtual Progressive Backyard BBQ


Hi, friends, summer is definitely here and we are grilling out more and more these days. Our best meals are the ones with grilled meat aren’t they? I’m not wanting to turn on the oven as much when it’s this hot, so always looking for easy meals that are delicious too. Today I’m joining a great group of gals and ...

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Fashion 0ver 50: Summer Casuals


I’ve got a couple of new things to share with you today. I’ve shared these links before, but I didn’t get the clothes in until this week, so you get to see me try them on. I like both of these pieces and am glad I found them. I enjoy dresses during summer months and it’s fun to dress them ...

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Style Showcase 38


I hope you all enjoyed your July 4th holiday this year. As you saw, we had a nice family time away and it was great to get outside and enjoy nature. Please take a look at all of these talented friends of mine and stop by and visit the all, you are going to be inspired!  The post Style Showcase ...

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Fun in Bryson City, NC

Growing up, we spent a lot of time in the mountains of Western NC, in Franklin, Bryson City and beyond. It was full of adventures like Sliding Rock, tubing down Deep Creek, and browsing the touristy gem shops all over the region. Some of my fondest memories are of going with my family up to the mountains and escaping the ...

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Home Style Saturday 198


Hey there friends! I hope you’re all enjoying this July 4th weekend. We have had some family fun this week and I’ll share that with you later. Enjoy these fun posts from my friends and I, you are sure to be inspired as always. We are coming up on our 200th post in just a couple of weeks and I’m ...

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Feature Friday: Inspired by Charm


Hope you’re all enjoying your 4th of July holiday as much as possible considering where we are at the moment in our country. Travel is definitely not as frequent these days.  I’ve got a brand new Feature Friday for you today and I’m so excited to share this one with you! My long time blog friend, Michael from Inspired by ...

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Fashion over 50: Red White & Blue

I don’t know about y’all, but I’m feeling mighty patriotic right now, so I thought I’d share some red, white and blue fashion inspiration today, since this is 4th of July week! I don’t have new clothes to share this week and have barely worn anything fun lately, so here are some fun fashion ideas for the Holiday week. I’m  ...

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Style Showcase 37

HI, friends! Hope you are getting ready for a nice 4th of July week, celebrating our country! Lauren and her family are up here for a few days and will be going to the mountains for a vacation. We will enjoy seeing them and getting to spend some time with them too. I’ll share more later!  In the meantime, hope ...

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