#Handmade Holidays, Holiday Crafts with STAPLES office supplies

This post is brought to you by STAPLES. Recently I was asked if I would be interested in taking a little shopping spree at Staples and make some fun and festive holiday decor out of my findings, to which I answered “YES, please!” I shop at Staples very regularly so I was already pretty familiar […] ...more

How to Plant Paperwhites

Well, my garden has officially succumbed to the chilly winter temperatures that we are experiencing around here. For the most part, this is fine with me, except that I will dearly miss my roses {sigh}. But, I just have to snuggle down and eagerly await their joyous return come Spring ....more

Royal Heart Union Jack inspired handmade felt ornament, Easy Christmas Craft

We got our Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving but it sat plain with just lights on it for many, many days because I just didn’t quite have my “vision” yet for the tree this year. I kept looking at all my ornaments, and while I love them, I just wasn’t “feeling it.” Have you […] ...more

Bookshelf makeover with CeCe Caldwell paint and Tartanware accents

Hello my lovely friends! I wanted to pop in to show a project I recently finished. Do you find yourself like me making a mad dash near the holidays to finish up projects that you’ve been procrastinating? ...more

There is Enough {Inspiring Quote}

Hello, hello dear ones! I know it’s been ages and ages since we’ve gotten to have a good chat. I’m so sorry ....more

Grandma’s Sunday Suppers, Recipes & Memories of my Grandma’s Southern Kitchen, #AThingOfBeauty

This post is brought to you by Stella Artois. If you’ve been reading my blog for any amount of time, you’ve probably noticed that I love “beauty,” no, not typical “fashion” beauty (although I do appreciate that) but more so, I love seeing the beauty in the everyday moments of our lives. You know, the […] ...more

Quality, Family & Tradition… key ingredients to every celebration!

Just popping in with a quick share…. The folks over at Stella Artois have a beautiful new campaign all about celebrating women and food and have asked me to join in. I’m going to be sharing some of my favorite recipes passed down to me from my Grandma… her traditional Sunday supper ....more

Thank you & an Inspiring Quote

Thank you all so, so much for your wonderful comments and emails last week. I have been so blessed by each of them! Lynne, a dear, sweet reader, sent me this quote and I just had to share it with you ....more

Saying Au Revoir…

I have wrestled with writing this post… it’s a post, I had hoped to never have to pen but alas, the time has come… I am very, very sad to announce the closing of Celebrating Everyday Life with Jennifer Carroll magazine. After working tirelessly for more than a year now to try to get wind […] ...more

Bringing Healthy Back with Bolthouse Farms #FoodPornIndex

This post is brought to you by Bolthouse Farms. I was recently contacted by Bolthouse Farms and asked to be part of their “Bringing Healthy Back” campaign to help fight the imbalance of unhealthy food images vs. the healthy ones on the internet – they call it the #FoodPornIndex which you can check out here:...more