Life and Style

How to Add Rope to Swing Bed Chain


We are thoroughly enjoying our swing bed and entire patio this summer and adding rope to the swing bed chains was one of the best things I did to finish it off. You see, I had my eye on a swing bed for several years before i actually got my own. Thanks to my sweet husband, Mark, he made my ...

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Home Style Saturday 201


Hi, friends! There is a lot of good information and inspiration today on Home Style Saturday. Thank you all for leaving such great comments last week on the giveaway post. We will have the 2 winners announced shortly and we are so happy to share this giveaway with all of you. I haven’t been with Home Style Saturday for all ...

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Feature Friday: Shades of Blue Interiors


Happy Friday! It’s been awhile since I shared this Feature Friday, but I hope you enjoy it all over again. Rachel has since had another baby, but is still in this house and it’s still so cute!  They’ve done a great job with it!  ************************************************ I’m back today featuring another really talented blogger, Rachel with Shades of Blue Interiors.  She’s ...

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Family Summer 2020

Summer is ticking along and now it’s as hot as ever as we move through July and into August. This is my least favorite time of the year, when the heat is so oppressive that it feels like an oven outside. A wet sticky oven that will make you sweat in about 60 seconds. But in all that we are ...

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Fashion over 50: Summer Clothing & Swimwear


It’s so hot around here it’s almost miserable to be outside even in the shade. We are picking and choosing times to go on the porch even though that’s my happy place. Thank goodness for a porch with fans and shade. Today on Fashion over 50, I’m sharing a new dress I recently bought from Loft. I have been shopping ...

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Style Showcase 40


Hi, friends it’s a hot one around here this week! Wow has summer hit in full swing with temps in the 90’s all week long. We got spoiled with lower than average temperatures in spring and early summer, so this blast of heat is tough. But that’s what summer is, summer is all about the sunshine and enjoying outdoor activities. ...

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It’s a Colorful Life Summer Home Tour


Hello and welcome to It’s a Colorful Life Summer home tour! I’m so glad you stopped by. I’m joining a group of other colorful decor lovers this week and we are all sharing our homes. If you love color, you’re in the right place. Amongst all the neutral decor that is so prevalent these days, color lovers stand out. We ...

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Home Style Saturday 200 {$ GIVEAWAY}

Hi, friends! Today is the 200th Home Style Saturday and in honor of that, we want to give something back to all of you who follow along every week and read our blogs. Today we are giving away $300 total to 2 of you!  We’re so excited to share this with all of you, so good luck and hope you ...

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Feature Friday: Shabby Fufu Miami Revisited


Happy Friday! Today on Feature Friday we are going to revisit the home of my good friend, Janet with Shabby Fufu. I’m sure you remember her, she’s been blogging for 14 years and I’ve featured her before but it’s been 5 years and things have changed around her house, so enjoy the new tour! Many of us loved a relaxed ...

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Fashion over 50: Summer Casual Skirt


Summer has warmed up here in Georgia and we are definitely in cooler mode with clothing. Of course, we still aren’t going out all that much, but Mark and I did go to a local favorite restaurant over the weekend for a socially distanced Italian meal, which was delicious. I’ve got a lot of pretty clothes in my closet and ...

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Style Showcase 39


Hope your week is off to a good start and you all are enjoying your summer. It sure is flying by! Hard to believe that it’s almost 1/2 over. We have enjoyed our time at home, but also taking a few road trips have helped break things up. We are staying in touch with our families and that really helps ...

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How to Make a Shell Box


As long as I can remember, I’ve loved walking on the beach collecting shells. They are so pretty and organic. Their shapes are unique and shells of many colors are found on the beaches across the world. So whenever I’m at the beach, I look for shells. Do you do that too? Let me show you what I made with ...

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