Dogs Rule!

Our dogs are a BIG part of our family and I realized the other day that we don't stop and take photos of them often enough. This is Miss Buttercup! Isn't she sweet? We all love her, but I think Tim and A.J. fight over who she loves the most on a weekly basis. She was in an awful accident last year and we thought she wouldn't make it, but she is … [Read more...]

Nesting Place Guest Post Today!

I know you have all been reading Nester's 31 Days to a Better Dressed Nest! Well, Tim (Remodeling Guy and my sweet husband), is at Nesting Place today with a guest post. You can even ask him questions on Facebook. Isn't that neat? If you are looking for great ideas and a ton of laughs, stop over there and read his tips! … [Read more...]

My Colorful Quilt

I made a quilt!!! That's big news for me since I don't sew that often. Visit Everything Etsy to read more about it! … [Read more...]

What Else Can You Do With Your Beautiful Fall Leaves?

Fall wreaths are beautiful, but I found a few other ideas for those stunning leaves that are all over...well, everywhere but here. I'll just have to pretend they're here and buy them at the store. Making a swag couldn't be easier, and it's a great way to dress up a garden gate or door. Okay, I want the garden gate in the photo along with the … [Read more...]

White Pumpkins

This photo has inspired me to decorate with white pumpkins this year. The colors are so natural and not too dark for our coastal area. Maybe I'll throw a starfish in to beach it up a bit. We get a little crazy with Halloween decorations around here, so I have a little time to browse around before traditional fall decorations take their place … [Read more...]

A Grillin’ Weekend

The mornings have been getting a little nicer around here and we've been able to really enjoy our coffee on the back porch again. The summer was so hot and humid that we didn't spend too much time hanging out in the backyard. Since our house is small, the porch really opens up our living area. We are always amazed at how our palm trees have … [Read more...]

Is Respectable Language Dead?

Updated... see notes at bottom. I've been watching some so-called social media experts speak today from Izeafest, a social-media and internet marketing event at Sea World in Orlando. I just turned it off... had all I can take. It amazes me the kind of behavior we follow in this country. Notice I didn't say the kind of behavior we "allow", … [Read more...]