Life and Style

Feature Friday: Southern Living Idea House, Amelia Island, FL


If you’ve been online in the last few weeks, you’ve probably already seen the Southern Living Idea House in Amelia Island, FL. It’s one of my favorites ever and I love the designs of Heather Chadduck Hillegas, who is the Interior Decorator on this entire house. Her style really speaks to me and I’ve followed her over the years as ...

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Fashion over 50: Classic Black and White Dress


Well, I don’t know about you, but this August heat is about to do me in. As in complete melt down, it’s so hot! But this time of the summer, I’m way over the heat and ready for Fall. It happens every year so there is no surprise to it at all. I have to think about what I’m going ...

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5 Easy Ways to Decorate for Fall


If you’re online very much, you’re probably already seeing bloggers and those on Instagram sharing ideas for Fall decor. It’s definitely in the stores already. I walked into Homegoods last week and Halloween hit me in the face! I definitely am not ready for all that yet, but as we know retail and bloggers move the seasons up a bit ...

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Home Style Saturday 151


Hey friends and hope you’re enjoying your weekend so far! Thanks for stopping by and checking out the design inspiration on today’s Home Style Saturday! I think you’ll enjoy all these links, so please visit my friends!  The post Home Style Saturday 151 appeared first on Southern Hospitality. Article Courtesy of

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Feature Friday: Seeking Lavender Lane


Happy Friday friends! I love saying that, another weekend is in store. I love the weekends when Mark is home.  Today I’ve got a great Before and After story for you. Meet Deb from Seeking Lavender Lane. She and her husband sold the home they had lived in and fixed up, opting for another even more challenging fixer upper that ...

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Fashion over 50: Boho Top and Cropped Jeans


Hi there friends! It’s time for another Fashion over 50. I love it when you all stop by my blog and I’m happy to come up with ideas on what I’m wearing to hopefully give you inspiration for your own closet. As I’ve mentioned often, I don’t get new clothes all the time, but do add a few pieces here ...

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10 Tips for Classic Style Decorating


Decorating our homes should be very personal and creating a home that not only is functional but beautiful is what we all aspire to. Today I’m sharing my 10 tips for creating a classic style home in decorating.  How do we get a personalized home that’s classic and refined, yet does not succumb to expensive decorating trends along the way? ...

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Home Style Saturday 150


Happy Saturday friends! Enjoy this Home Style Saturday once again with my blogging friends! Lots to be inspired about!  The post Home Style Saturday 150 appeared first on Southern Hospitality. Article Courtesy of

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Feature Friday: The Lamppost Cottage


Happy Friday friends! I’ve got a special Feature Friday treat for you today, a local feature of such a cute cottage style home built in 1972. Meet Ann Linch, she’s a pastor’s wife and mom to two 20-somethings who have left the nest. Her husband, Mike Linch is the Pastor of Northstar Church in Kennesaw and I went to the ...

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Fashion over 50: Chico’s Summer Fashion


Good morning and welcome to another Fashion over 50! I was so excited when Chico’s asked me to style some of their new clothing in their Chico’s Mix and Match line, a summer collection of items that you can easily mix and match for vacations and weekend get aways. These items are meant to go together and there are many ...

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Summer Tablescape 2019


Hi and welcome to a summer tablescape party! I’m joining a talented group of ladies today and we are all sharing our ideas on how to set a summer table. I love our little dining room and getting a chance to set the table for different seasons is fun to me, so I got out some things that I’ve had ...

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12 Summer Peach Desserts Not to Miss!


Hey, friends! I shared this round of of peach desserts last year, but it’s worth sharing again. Peach season is my favorite, how about you?  It’s peach season right now and peaches happen to be one of my favorite summer fruits. I just can’t get enough and need peaches in my life as long as possible.  In honor of hot ...

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