Life and Style

Style Showcase 32


There is so much turmoil going on in the world right now and I hope my blog is a happy diversion in the middle of all of that chaos. I try to keep this page happy and positive. My friends and I have a lot of good inspiration in home decor for you today, so please visit all of them!  ...

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Weekend at Lake Martin, AL

I’m back today with a fun tour of Lake Martin, AL from the vantage point of a boat ride. We had such a nice weekend getaway with Mark’s sister and brother-in-law as well as his parents. The time away definitely made me forget about the pandemic for a few days and the weather was perfect. Lake Martin is a 44,000-acre ...

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Home Style Saturday 192


Hey friends! Hope you all enjoy this last weekend heading into June! Wow the year is flying by, isn’t it? I’m hoping we get to enjoy summer activities and get outside even more this year. It’s so important to get outside and clear our heads especially during this time we are in. Enjoy these fun inspiring posts from my friends ...

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Kim’s Lake House: Lake Martin, AL


We had the best time at Lake Martin with Mark’s sister and brother-in-law, Kim and David. They built this home in The Harbor at Lake Martin 13 years ago and it’s such a nice get away spot for them from their main home in Fayetteville, GA. This was my first time at the lake house and it was so fun ...

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Fashion over 50: Summer Basics


I don’t have a lot of exciting new things fashion for you today, but I did wear that cute green and white gingham shirt that I got from J Crew Factory. They are apparently going out of business, but still are selling some things online, so I’m glad I got these before they were all gone. As I mentioned, we ...

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Style Showcase 31


Hey there friends!  I hope you all had memorable celebrations over the Memorial Day weekend, remembering those who died for our country. It’s officially the kick off to summer and we sure celebrated in our family. Mark and I spent the weekend at Lake Martin, AL at his sister and brother-in-law’s lake house and did we have a great time. ...

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Choosing Art: Personalize Your Home with Artwork


Art is such a personal thing to add to our homes and it can really personalize your space so much. So my motto is have fun with art, don’t take it too seriously, and make sure you really love it. I think if you bring home art you love, your house take on your personality and what you love to ...

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Home Style Saturday 191

I hope you all are celebrating this Memorial Day weekend and what it truly means to all of us, celebrating the military men and women who have served our country and given their lives. It’s definitely time to get outside and enjoy the weather we’ve been having and here’s to sunshine and good food! Enjoy these decorating tips and tricks ...

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Hydrangea Garden Tour: Ryan Gainey’s Home


This is a repeat from Summer 2016, but worth sharing again! Enjoy this beautiful Georgia Hydrangea tour and Ryan Gainey’s garden that Mark and I toured.  ********** A couple of weekends ago, Mark and I went on the annual Georgia Hydrangea tour, which has been going on for many years. This is the first year I’ve actually remembered it was ...

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Patriotic Decorating Ideas


Even though Memorial Day might not look the same this year, we can still celebrate our patriotic holidays with a little planning on our decorating choices. Enjoy these patriotic decor ideas from my friends and I as we head into the Memorial Day weekend! Here’s to the red, white and blue!  The post Patriotic Decorating Ideas appeared first on Southern ...

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Fashion over 50: Summer Dresses Hats & Shoes


Throwback to last summer when things it was just a regular hot summer and we didn’t have all this mess going on. Today’s post is all about pretty and feminine summer dresses, hats, and shoes. I love summer fashion and I’m seeing the prettiest dresses out there this year, with florals and flounces and ruffles, very feminine feeling. I don’t ...

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Style Showcase 30

Hi, friends, I hope you’re having a good week so far. Georgia is opening up more and we are starting to get out a little more now, which I’m glad about. We’ve had some stellar spring weather and I’ve been planting some new plants and spending a LOT of time on the new screen porch. Summer is right here on ...

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