How I Found My Vintage Mantel

Ever since I was of house buying age I’ve dreamed of a beautiful fireplace and mantel. In my childhood home we had a gorgeous stone fireplace (not the thin stone veneer … but the real thing) that stretched up to the tip of our cathedral ceiling. I think it was at least 12 feet tall ....more

Nesting with Grace ~ Charming Home Tour

I first discovered decorating blogs about 4 years ago and once that happened, my interest in decorating magazines waned. I found bloggers produced more content and captivated my attention more frequently. I’ve read so many blogs now, that it’s always a delight when I discover someone new, or rediscover a blog I’ve lost touch with ....more

Mixing Up a Moment with Valentine’s Day Brownies

I was asked by The J.M. Smucker Company to create a Valentine’s Day brownie treat. All opinions are my own. When I was a young girl dreaming of my future, I knew I wanted to have children early in life so that I would still have energy to play with my grandchildren ....more

9 Stairway Ideas to Love … Or Not

Several months ago hubby and I were talking about selling our house and moving into new construction. Now, we’re weighing the idea of staying put and making some major renovations. Our decision will first and foremost depend on finances because I refuse to be house poor ....more

Coral Bedding in My Farmhouse Bedroom

It never fails. When winter rolls around and cabin fever sets in, I find myself making a wish list to update every room in the house. Although a lot of my creative attention right now is focused on the dining room, I’ve also had a strong itch to freshen up the bedroom ....more

Texas Stone Ranch ~ Charming Home Tour

Have I got a beauty for you today!...more

My Grandma’s Old Fashioned Pot Roast

Sundays were always family day when I was just a kid. Mom would wake everyone up for Church and Sunday School in the morning. Quite often she’d get dinner ready early in the morning and put it in the oven so food would be ready when we’d return home ....more

Mix Up a Moment with Game Day Brownies!

My entire family loves football, which makes me really happy because I enjoy sharing game day with people I love. Now that it’s play-off season, the football conversations are heating up in our home. We recently headed to my daughter’s house for one of the play-off games and I decided to bring goodies to make […] The post Mix Up a Moment with Game Day Brownies! ...more

13 Easy Valentine’s Day Projects

Do you miss the days of youth when you’d make your own Valentine’s Day cards and hand them out at school?...more

Farm Table for My Dining Room

I’m officially on the hunt for a new farm table for my dining room!...more