Life and Style

Style Showcase 28


Hi, friends! We celebrated Mom’s 92nd birthday on Monday, May 4th, although it was a low key celebration on their carport, eating outside. We brought Willy’s takeout and are still trying to keep our distance from them as much as we can to stay safe. Mom enjoys Mexican. It’s not Dad’s favorite, but it was mom’s birthday so she got ...

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5 Ways to Cozy up a Porch or Patio


You all know how much I love outdoor living spaces and today I’m joining a group of blog friends and we are all sharing our ideas on how to make the most of your porch or patio. If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time, you know how much I enjoy being Read More The post 5 ...

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Home Style Saturday 188


I hope you all are enjoying this nice weather if you’re here in the Atlanta area particularly. It’s been so spring like for several weeks and it’s so nice to have a long spring instead of jumping right into hot weather. Mark and I are finishing up our patio project, getting lattice on the stairs, painting and staining all the ...

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Feature Friday: Blue Barn and Cottage


You all loved this feature of Loren’s cute cottage home, so I’m sharing it again today!  **************************************** Today’s Feature Friday is a fun share. I met Loren on Instagram, she doesn’t have a blog, but she has a pretty page on Instagram called Blue Barn and Cottage. I just love her story and her cute ranch home that she’s completely ...

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Fashion Over 50: Animal Print Fashion Finds


Today’s Fashion over 50 is a compilation of leopard! I know I’m not the only one who likes a little leopard or animal print in their wardrobe, am I? I’ve got plenty of this fun print to mix in with shoes, belts, tops and even a raincoat. I think everyone needs a little leopard or animal print in their closet, ...

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Style Showcase 27


I hope you all enjoyed the patio post and all that’s going on in our backyard this week. I’ll be finishing up the backyard and getting ready to share all of that with you very soon, so can’t wait to share it all. We are so enjoying that space on the new screened porch so much. It’s going to be ...

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Backyard Patio Plans and Ideas


When Mark and I found our house almost 3 years ago, the backyard was a blank slate. We knew we could make something out of it and create a beautiful retreat for us to enjoy with family and  friends and it’s been a process all this time making it over and making it better. I love outdoor living and knew ...

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Home Style Saturday 188


Happy Saturday my friends! I hope you all have had a good week still staying at home and easing into Spring and Summer months. April has actually gone by pretty fast for me and May is just around the corner. We are working on our patio right now and I can’t wait to share all of that with you soon. ...

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Feature Friday: Thistle Hill Ranch


I have a brand new Feature Friday for you today. I found Jennifer with Thistle Hill Ranch on Instagram awhile ago and admired her beautiful farmhouse in TX, so she agreed to be featured on the blog this week. You’re going to love this home in Whitesboro, TX and the views are amazing. Jennifer is a talented designer and the ...

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Mothers Day Gift Ideas


Since this is such a strange time in our country right now, we probably won’t all be celebrating with our moms like we usually do on Mothers Day. I’m hoping things might be improved by May 10th, but in case it’s not better, I’m joining a few friends and we are all sharing ways we can celebrate Mothers Day even ...

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Fashion over 50: Black and White Classic Basics


Our state is opening up again soon, so I think we will all start to get out a little more in the coming weeks, so I’m ready for it. In the meantime, here are some great black and white classic basics for women that I think you might like. The sales out there right now are really great and all ...

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Style Showcase 26


I hope your week is going as well as can be expected. Today’s Style Showcae has lots of great decor inspiration so enjoy the post! I know you’ll be inspired too as we move further into spring and get ready to be outdoors more.  Mark and I are almost finished with the screened porch and I can’t wait to share ...

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