Our Williamsburg Trip, Part 1: The Timeshare

One of my favorite things in the world is vacations – whether it be a week on a sunny island, a one-night getaway to a B&B or a three-day weekend somewhere within driving distance. It really doesn’t matter WHERE; I just love to get away for a bit. Especially if there is a beach nearby!...more

Design, Parenting, and Travel Blogs

Last night, I went to the girlie side of the blogosphere. It’s a section of the blogosphere that I admittedly don’t know very well. I started off at one mommyblog and I followed the links around ....more

Chopped Greek Salad

Can you believe that this weekend is Memorial Day? Its time to get the salads and side dishes out for grilling season. ...more

An American Flag Pillow

My favorite holiday is the 4th of July. ...more

BBQ Chicken & Grilled Pineapple Nachos

I have been on a major grilled pineapple kick lately. Like, mayjah. Guacamole, burgers, margaritas (stay tuned!), and of course – those nachos ....more

Mallow Filled Brownie Cupcakes

These Mallow Filled Brownie Cupcakes couldn’t be easier to prepare!! The gooey cream center comes from Mallow Cup Candy. Do you have the Amazon app on your phone? ...more

Aruba Day 2

Day 2 in Aruba started off the right way: no plans! We had reserved a palapa at the beach, and spent the entire morning lounging, swimming and reading. Heaven! ...more

1800s Cottage Dresser Upcycled in the 1960s

When I was a kid in the '60s my mother became a master at "antiquing" furniture and was able to develop a small business that ran out of our country home in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Here we have a piece that brings back  fond memories of Mom, hard at work rejuvenating tired dressers and stands with blue, avocado green and barn red updates....more

The Sofa That Won’t Die

Remember how I finally got a “new” sofa? Remember how I said that it was time to say goodbye to the gross, off-white-turned-beige dilapidated one with the ripped cushions that has served us well for 12 years? This sofa won’t let me quit her ....more

Tuesdays at Ten June

It's my favorite day of the week to get inspired... welcome to Tuesdays at Ten June! In case you haven't noticed, I'm a huge fan of Sarah's work over on Life on Virginia Street ....more