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
AS YOU MAY KNOW – I JUST GOT MY PINK SOFA. (I promise to post more about how I got my new SOFA etc after the Dog A Day 2019 project wraps up) but I THOUGHT THIS MIGHT BE A GOOD TIME TO SHARE MY : 10 TIPS FOR CHOOSING A SOFA IS A FUN… Read More MY PINK SOFA!!
This post was ORIGINALLY written almost 10 years ago. I confess- it was kind of hard for me to read … that feeling of loss was so tangible back then – and I can feel them well up – even to this day. BUT – it is a part of life, The Teen years –… Read More NO OFFENSE MOM…
DEAR Readers – A reader wrote to me TODAY – asking me about a post I wrote – years ago – and in the process of tracking it down – I stumbled upon myself – 8 years ago – Oh My GOD – I am so glad I have this blog!!!!! – There were so… Read More LITTLE DARLING
SOMETIMES IT TAKES MONTHS OF PLANNING, research, shopping and strategizing to make a room transformation. and SOMETIMES – one relatively small change can make a HUGE DIFFERENCE!!! Such is the case with my NEW/USED Studio Table. I saw THE PERFECT table months ago at the Greenwood Country store but the price was just too high… Read More THE STUDIO TRANFORMED
BY NOW, if you have followed this blog for any length of time – you know that I POST HARDLY EVER BUT I post daily on 3 different instagrams : @leslidevitopaintings @myoldcountryhouse and @leslidevito – which hopefully makes up for it – maybe just a little? Still I miss blogging and YOU like heck! I really… Read More WHAT IS ON THE (HOUSE) HORIZON FOR 2019???