Life and Style

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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Home Style Saturday 190


It’s another Saturday and weekend! They are all becoming a blur right now, aren’t they? We are still enjoying our outdoor space so much. I hope you all will visit all the links below and check out these posts from my friends and me. There’s something for everyone and you’re sure to be inspired! Have a good weekend.  The post ...

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How To Build a Shutter Wall from Old Shutters & Salvaged Window


It was such a pleasure to share our new outdoor spaces with you all and you definitely had great things to say. Mark and I have really enjoyed fixing up our house in the last 3 years and making it the best it can be. Finishing up this screened room was the last thing to complete our patio living space ...

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Feature Friday: Moss Mountain Farmhouse, Part 2


Since I shared Moss Mountain farmhouse tour last Friday, I wanted to share Part 2 of the house today. It’s definitely worth visiting again. This is a post from 2017. **************************************************** I’m back today with Part 2 of P. Allen Smith’s beautiful Moss Mountain farmhouse.  I don’t even have to ask you all if you loved last week’s tour, Part ...

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Fashion over 50: Colorful Cute Summer Tops


Hey friends, I’ve been ordering a few new things for summer and I also spotted some other colorful cute tops that I wanted to share. I love adding color for summer, it’s the perfect time to break out some of the more vibrant hues. The sales are still great and that’s how I shop, so all of these are on ...

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Style Showcase 29

HI, friends! Thank you for all the love on the patio and screen porch project! We couldn’t be happier with how it all came together and just in time for summer. We celebrated a little more low key this year without Lauren and the girls, but we ate outside on my sister’s porch and it was so nice. A gorgeous ...

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Screen Porch and Patio Reveal!


We created a beautiful outdoor oasis by screening in a real room under the deck in our backyard and updating the entire patio into 3 entertaining areas, perfect for summer outdoor living. I can’t wait to share it all with you! When I shared our plans back here in my earlier patio post, I shared the Before shots, but I’ll ...

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Home Style Saturday 189


HI, friends & I hope you are ready for Mother’s Day weekend, whatever that looks like for you. We are going to celebrate with our mom at my sister’s one the porch, so we are looking forward to that. It’s definitely a different Mother’s Day for us since Lauren and her girls won’t be here. We will miss them. But ...

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Feature Friday: Moss Mountain Farmhouse, Part 1


This was such a fun visit to Moss Mountain, so I’m resharing this post from 2017. Enjoy! I’m still riding on a cloud from my visit to Moss Mountain farm last week near Little Rock, AR.  Getting invited to this beautiful farm that belongs to P. Allen Smith was a high point in my blogging journey and it definitely didn’t ...

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Fashion over 50: Target Red Floral Dress


Alert the media! I got dressed and put on makeup! It actually felt good to put on some makeup, semi fix my hair and put on a pretty dress. It’s been awhile and I can’t wait to get back to looking cuter again. When we don’t have anyplace to go except the grocery store and Home Depot, bit makes you ...

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