Life and Style

Visiting Nantucket Island


Hey there friends!  I’m back today sharing our second stop on our Cape Cod adventure.  Are you still hanging with me?  I don’t want to wear out my welcome and feel like the family you visit who pulls out the family photo album and all their vacation pics that they are so excited about, but you all have spurred me ...

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Fashion over 50: Camel and Black


Hey friends, the month is ticking away and we are growing closer and closer to Thanksgiving Day. So looking forward to the Holiday season this year and we have so many fun things going on.  I’m currently decorating our house for Christmas and look forward to getting that finished very soon.  Lauren and her family will be home this weekend ...

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Day Tripping in Chatham, MA


A travelogue of Cape Cod and Chatham, MA.  Enjoy the sights and food highlights of day tripping in Chatham, MA and our Fall visit to Cape Cod. Hey there! I hope you all had a great weekend. It turned cold here in Atlanta finally and we got some crisp colder weather which feels pretty good after all the heat of ...

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Feature Friday: The Breakers in Newport


Happy Friday to you all!  This week’s Feature Friday is a little different from the norm, because we just got back from Cape Cod and visited Newport, RI, where we saw some incredible mansions from the Gilded Age.  This adventure was one of my favorites from our trip and I can’t wait to share The Breakers with you, the largest ...

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Charming Houses of Cape Cod

I’m so glad you all enjoyed the Fall leaf pictures from our trip to Cape Cod.  There was certainly plenty of it on our recent vacation and another thing that I couldn’t get enough of is the houses of Cape Cod.  I’ve always been drawn to this type architecture.  We have a few of these houses in Georgia, but they ...

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Fashion over 50: Fall Layering

Happy Wednesday and Fashion over 50 day!  I’m back this week trying to get caught up from being on vacation for a week and getting myself together.  I have to tell you a funny story when we went on vacation last week.  We packed our suitcases, taking 2 roll on cases, along with our carry on bags and checked one ...

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Turning Your Country Home Into A Cozy Winter Retreat


by Cassie Steele –   Winter in the American countryside is truly a spectacular picture. Country homes look stunning when they’re surrounded by snow. However, for the 60 million Americans who are lucky enough to live in rural America, every effort needs to be made to ensure that their home is prepared for the coldest season of the year. After all, ...

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Fall Color on Cape Cod


Fall in New England is the perfect time of year to see the turning leaves and experience Fall in this beautiful area of the country.  Hey friends!  We are back from our New England/Cape Cod vacation and wow, was it fun!  It was my first time up there, so I had no idea what to expect, but it was a ...

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Feature Friday: The Makerista


Hey, there and Happy Friday to you all! Today’s Feature Friday is an inspiring one.  I know I say that a lot, but this blogger really knows how to transform a space and she does things on a budget too.  Her 80’s Kansas City home has been a true labor of love with lots of planning in the process.  You ...

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Fashion over 50: Fall Wedding Attire

Hi there friends!  Mark and I are still in New England, but a couple of weekends ago, we went to a wedding out in the country at a farm venue.  It was a beautiful Fall day and it was kind of fun to get dressed up and go.  The bride was a former neighbor of Mark’s and grew up with ...

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Painting a White Refrigerator with Liquid Stainless Steel


Are you ready to have your minds blown? This post will let you see how easy it is (with a little planning and elbow grease) to paint a white refrigerator in a stainless steel finish using paint.  Yep, using paint!  Just wait til you see this one from my friend, Lynn. Lynn and I met at church in the choir ...

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Teaching Your Kids Outdoor Water Safety In The Country


by Cassie Steele –   There’s no better way to cool down from the hot country heat than taking a dip in a local river or lake. But before the fun begins, it’s important to teach your children water safety. Sadly, drowning is the second leading cause of preventable death in under 15’s, according to the National Safety Council. And even though parents are ...

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