Life and Style

Visit to New Orleans & Iris’s 3rd Birthday

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Hey there friends! Happy May Day! I’m sharing a couple of family posts this week and wanted to share our recent trip to New Orleans. My sister and I headed down for Iris’s third birthday party a couple of weekends ago and it was so fun. We didn’t do any New Orleans sight seeing this trip, but it was a ...

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Happy Easter 2019

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I’m a little late getting Easter pics out this year, but since we are currently on the cruise, I thought I’d share these with you. Better late than never! We had a wonderful time with both our families this year. We ate with my family and then went over and visited with Mark’s parents and extended family and it was ...

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Our Viking Rhine River Getaway

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I’m a little off schedule this week, so no Feature Friday today. I wanted to share a bit about our upcoming cruise with you all.  We are so excited to be embarking on a dream trip for us! A Viking River cruise, the Rhine Getaway. I think this will be the perfect time of the year to go to Europe, ...

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Fashion over 50: Easter Fashion

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We had the best Easter Sunday and saw both our families. After a wonderful uplifting church service with some wonderful moving music, we spent the rest of the days with family. It was a gorgeous sunny Easter Sunday and we were all grateful for that. It’s so weird how the weather changes in an instant this time of year The ...

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Mountain House Sold: The End of an Era

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I’ve got some family news to share today and wanted to keep you all in the loop too. I’ve talked about my parents mountain house many many times over the years I’ve been blogging. I’ve shared posts and activities that we have had in that mountain house as a family. Mom and Dad built the house over 30 years ago ...

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Feature Friday: Home With Holly J.

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Happy Friday my friends! It’s Good Friday and Easter weekend, one of my favorite times of the year. I hope you all have a wonderful Easter weekend. We’ll be going to church to worship and have a wonderful day with our families.  Today’s Feature Friday is a new to me blogger, Holly with Home With Holly J. Her name is ...

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Treat Your Momma Right with These Gift Ideas

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by Cassie Steele – As Southerners, we know that the most important person in your life is your momma. That’s why hunting for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day is quite the daunting task: how do you find a gift as perfect as your mom? Go beyond traditional mother’s day gifts with these suggestions. From indoor plants (a departure from ...

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Pressure Washing the Patio

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Hey friends! The weather is heating up around here very nicely and spring is definitely here. One of the projects that’s been on my list for a few months is getting the backyard patio clean again. It was clean when we moved in almost 2 years ago, but it’s amazing how fast an area can get mildewed and green after ...

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Fashion over 50: Black & White Dress/Jumpsuit

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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

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Hey friends! I’m excited to share with you all a new project I’m going to be part of. I’m joining Invitation Homes.com/Make 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

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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

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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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