Life and Style

Fashion over 50: Boots, Jeggings and Sweaters


We finally got a little more cold weather this week and it was a good time to get out the boots again. I’ve hardly worn my tall boots this winter because the weather has mostly been warmer than normal. But this week, the cold snap made me want to keep my feet warm and there’s no better way to have ...

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Style Showcase 16


Hi friends! I haven’t shared an update since last week, but we are plugging along on the bathroom renovation. It’s been slow going the last week. Our original choice of a countertop (which was being installed last Wednesday) was cracked during fabrication so we had to make another choice and that took a few days to figure out. Installation is ...

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20 Romantic Ideas for Valentines Day


Happy Valentines week! Even though Valentines Day is highly commercialized and suggest that people spend lots of money making their loved ones feel loved, we don’t have to go overboard. Simple and easy ideas for celebrating this day of love are plentiful. I hope you enjoy the ideas I’ve shared below from 20 talented bloggers. From recipes, to crafts, and ...

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Home Style Saturday 177


Hi, friends and Happy Saturday! I hope you enjoy this set of home decor ideas for your Saturday enjoyment. We are still plugging away on the bathroom, probably two more weeks to go. Mark and I will be working on our side to get some woodwork finished and I will be painting that vanity, so we definitely have more DIY ...

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Feature Friday: Thistle Key Lane


Happy Friday to you all! We are in the home stretch of the biggest part of the bathroom renovation, so I’m happy to say we are getting there. After posting on Monday about the renovation, the countertop was supposed to be installed on Wednesday. As fate would have it, a corner of the counter broke during fabrication, so I couldn’t ...

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Fashion over 50: Casual Workout Gear


If you know me much at all, you know that during the week I don’t get dressed up that much. I don’t have a regular job to get up and get dressed for, I work at home. I do not head out the door every day to an office. My office is at home, so comfort is key for me ...

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NEW Style Showcase Series


Hey friends! I wanted to introduce you to another group of blog friends that I’m joining today for Style Showcase. You’ve probably noticed that I also joined a talented group on Saturdays for Home Style Saturday and this is a similar series where we all share past posts that are on our blogs but still great posts that we want ...

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Budget Friendly Lighting & Bathroom Progress


We are still plugging away at the master bathroom makeover and today I thought I’d share some of the lighting I looked at while planning for this makeover. I spent hours on my computer looking at all sorts of lighting for the new space. We would need a chandelier, since the old fan was coming down. I tried to figure ...

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Home Style Saturday: Home Decor Ideas


Happy Saturday friends! There’s something for everyone today, from Valentine’s inspired heart pastries, to organizing, to printables, simple house cleaning tips, to a bathroom renovation. If you need some inspiration around the home today, we’ve got you covered.  The post Home Style Saturday: Home Decor Ideas appeared first on Southern Hospitality. Article Courtesy of

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Feature Friday: The Two Seasons


Happy Friday friends! Two weeks down on the master bathroom renovation and we may have 2 weeks left. It’s a long process to go from completely gutted to a final and finished bathroom, but we are hanging in there til the end. I’ll share a progress post with you on Monday! Today’s Feature Friday is a repeat since I shared ...

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Fashion over 50: Leopard Cardigan Sweater


You all sure know how to make me feel great! Thank you for showing up on my 13 years of blogging post and leaving all those special comments. I don’t expect you all to comment all the time, who has the time, but I so appreciate all the support and comments on that yearly post. It just makes me so ...

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Observations on 13 Years of Blogging


Life is flying by and I can’t believe I’m even typing 13 years of blogging. It still blows my mind that it’s been that long since I fired up this blog for the first time. Every year at this time, I like to reflect on the state of my blogging journey and where I am at this time. It’s a ...

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