HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays passed in a blur, and 2020 has ARRIVED right on schedule. One of the three kids has headed back to his Grown-Up home, the January blues are hovering and I’m ready to get going on my New Year. I feel the itch to get back to Normality. Whatever that decides… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MY YEAR OF BUYING LESS!
Hi Guys! Finally, I am here to share the “Living Room Makeover”. The term “Makeover” is used loosely here. I think this update falls more under the category of “ways to add a little something-something to a room that has gotten tired” This was not such a BIG makeover that required days and weeks of… Read More HAPPY HOLIDAYS – LIVING ROOM FINALLY!
HELLO!!!! IM BACK!!! It has been a while – has it not? Months. and what feels like years. The deal I had made with myself was “DON’T write anything – until you have something to say. ” This is pretty much my school of thought with regards to “speaking” as well – though, if you… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – COMING SOON – The Big Boring Wall”
(elinor b – this is for you – log overdue) I apologize again. I had intended to write ALL about our travels to Australia this summer – and still intend to do so – but right now – there is only one thing on my mind – one thing that I want to write about… Read More LETTING GO
Last Sunday – I had the honor of watching my eldest graduate from The University of Virginia. It is surreal – to have him done! Ive yet to be able to put words to how ALL of it feels – so I will just share the photos – for now 🙂 SO – THERE YOU… Read More TATE GRADUATES FROM UVA
TODAY is the very last day. OF all of it! SCHOOL THAT IS. NO MORE LUNCHES AND SEPTEMBER TO JUNE. 21 years. 21 years!? ALL the school shopping and teachers and lunches and conferences and middle school and friends and playdates and life and death drama and girlfriends and boyfriends and janitors and field trips… Read More ALL THE FEELS – COOPER’S (AND MY) LAST DAY!
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15 years ago – on the day before Easter , we moved into My Old Country House. My oldest was 7 and the baby – just barely 3. We had no idea what lay ahead – we just thought “why not?” The kids kept asking me “will the Easter bunny find us?“ …And I will… Read More HAPPY EASTER – HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
….a few weeks ago I did a HUGE Spring Cleaning of my “Old Sleeping Porch” which is where I store – in addition to all of my College kids “STUFF” – ALL of my ARTWORK. Things had gotten completely out of control and it all came to a head one day when I spent 4… Read More FRIDAY FLASH SALE
SCIENCE HAS SHOWN THAT THE COLOR YELLOW BRINGS MORE JOY THAN ANY OTHER COLOR. SCIENCE! YELLOW is my husbands favorite color….and yellow is ONE of my favorite colors… and it is DEFINITELY YOUR favorite color. ..at least to when it comes to asking the QUESTION: “WHAT IS THE BEST INTERIOR YELLOW? Every year since 2014… Read More YELLOW MAKES YOU HAPPY