Hats Off To You!

The time of year has arrived, time to celebrate and appreciate those who have accomplished things, like graduates, and those who mean so much to you, like Mom for Mother’s Day and Dad for Father’s Day.  Be it a Graduation Party, a Retirement Party, or perhaps someone has gotten a job they


Celebrate Your Story! #23

I can’t believe that April is almost behind us and May is upon us.  Did you make May Day Baskets when you were a child?  I can remember making fancy paper cones, putting handles on them, filling them with flowers and leaving them on neighbors’ doors.  I lived so many places as


Styling a Pink Luncheon Table

What could be more girly than a pretty pink tablescape?  This special time while I have my daughter visiting is a perfect time to entertain my mother and her with a lovely luncheon on the front porch.  Wouldn’t this be a beautiful table for a Mother’s Day luncheon? Each place was set


Celebrate Your Story! #22

I am off on an amazing Disney cruise this week, a total last minute Florida Resident discount made this possible.  I am sailing with my daughter and two granddaughters and my parents, my sister, niece and my niece’s son.  We are going to have a ball, and I will bring you some


15 Dreamy Farmhouse Porches

Farmhouse style seems to be all the rage.  I still have some trouble always discerning between “farmhouse” and “coastal”, particularly when it comes to porches.  Searching the internet for some inspiring ideas for my front porch I came across these 15 dreamy farmhouse porches that make you want to spend your summer


Celebrate Your Story! #21

Things have been really crazy at my house with my two granddaughters and my dear daughter here, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.  I may not be posting quite so often, but I wouldn’t give up this precious time for anything.  If you are a military family or have a


Decorating A Nautical Nursery

With my children all grown up I never thought I would be decorating a Nautical Nursery, but I am so fortunate to have the opportunity to have my dear daughter and two granddaughters come and stay with me for nine whole weeks!  That is over two months!!  The last of the four


Celebrate Your Story #20 and a Peek of Before and After

Have you acclimated to Spring where you live?  In Florida we have had hot weather already.  What is your story this week?  If you are a blogger, come on and link up below.  If you aren’t a blogger, jump down to the comments and let us know what your story is! Changes


Decorating With Shiplap

Had any of us even heard of decorating with shiplap before Fixer Upper and Joanna Gaines came on HGTV?  Shiplap has been around for hundreds of years.  After homes were built of logs, home interiors were often finished off with shiplap.  If you haven’t gotten on the shiplap bandwagon, I will explain


A Kentucky Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby is more than a month away, but my past Kentucky Derby posts are being pinned like crazy, so an awful lot of people must be be planning Kentucky Derby parties this year.  I love to host a Derby party so I set up my table and prepared some of the foods