Thumbtacks vs. Nails (Or Marriage and Home Décor)

Everyone has heard the expression, “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus.” Well, I’ve come to the conclusion that this same sentiment can be said about Bryan (my husband) and my approach to home improvement projects. But with us, it’s more about thumbtacks versus nails. Let me start with my approach. I’m a simple […]

Treasure Hunting

One of my favorite activities is finding hidden treasures at Goodwill Stores. This may seem like a strange activity, but it is so much fun! I have found countless books to read, artwork, picture frames, and kitchen decor, just to name a few. It’s amazing the very inexpensive items you can find that are unique […]

Fall is in the Air

Okay, so the real start of the autumn season is September 23. But Labor Day Weekend is the unofficial end of summer. And since Starbucks rolled out pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin scones, I’d say we’re now officially in fall. So to me, once Labor Day passes (and Starbucks brings out the holiday fare), it’s […]

Welcome to the Reading Corner

I felt that Sophie’s playroom needed some pizazz. Something new. And I wanted to use my creative side that’s been in hiding. So while recently driving home from a morning of inspiration during antique shopping with Sophie, I came up with the idea of a Reading Corner. (Not sure why, but I seem to get […]

A Doorway to My World

I seem to have a fascination with doors. Maybe it’s the fact that doors are an entrance to one’s home, and as such, one’s inner sanctum and refuge. A home – and what lies in it – is the ultimate symbol of who you are. Or perhaps doors have deeper meaning, symbolized by the quote […]