What I’ve Been Loving In June and lets catch up!

Wow, is June already over? It seems just a few weeks ago we were wondering when the warm weather was coming, and now its in full swing. Well, its time to review what I have been loving in June. So pretty much what new and fabulous things I have found or rediscovered. Starting with……… 1.Our…

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The Perfect Summer Day

What could be more perfect than sitting on the porch, with a pitcher of pink lemon-aide, on a summers day? I mean what more is there to say. If the temperature is right, you just sit there and let the hours pass. Dreaming, looking up into the sky, listening to the sounds of summer off…

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Some Summer Salads-as a Hostess Gift

If  you invited me over to your home for a picnic, this is exactly what I would bring to share with you and your family. These recipes were given to me by friends, and now I will pass them on to you. In my opinion, it is the best Pasta Salad Recipe, I have ever tried. I…

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Some Finishing Touches for the Dining Room

I am not completely done, but here is and update. If you have been following along for awhile now, you know that back in January of this year, I decided to change the dining room wall color from my long standing Red to Grey. It started a journey, I didn’t expect. I changed the walls…

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Whitewashing

You can white wash just about everything, and if your like me, once you make a batch you will want too. I store a batch of paint in a container with a lid so I have it ready at all times, its simply needs a good stir every time. I have piles and piles of Longaberger…

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Styling your home using Prints

What could be more simple than styling your home using prints. Prints are fairly inexpensive, and easily found, especially online. Two of my favorite places to get prints Kristin Schmucker Shop and Dear Lillie. Its fun having some you can change out with the seasons as well. I recently bought a few frames in black, white,…

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Some Simple Touches for the Bedroom

My room was painted blue over a year ago now, maybe longer. On my journey to paint all the molding in the house white, I landed in my bedroom recently. Once I painted the molding white, I felt like the room came to life again. So I decided to stay for awhile and make a…

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A Large Monogram

Well, my husband was cleaning and organizing the garage the other day, and I had stopped back to check in with him and see what he was in to. I saw quite a few pieces of wood and this or that while I was there talking to him. A few days later, a light went…

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Adding some Beachy Touches

Every year around the end of May or early June, I am ready to go to the beach and I am ready to add some beachy touches to my home. I keep it simple, just a few shells, star fish, and of course some flowers, but just enough to put me in the mood. Here are just…

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Painting a New Mirror to Look Weathered

I wanted to do a beach inspired Mantle for summer as I always do. Let me impress upon you here, “beach inspired” not beach themed. I had gathered all the elements together that I planned to use, but something was missing. I wanted to change out the mirror again, from the gold one, but wasn’t…

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