Simple and Springy – Front Door Decor

Simple and Springy – Front Door Decor

So how’s your weather been?  I know much of the country has experienced an unseasonably warm winter and Southern Kansas is no exception.  In fact it’s currently 69 degrees here this afternoon – I’ve definitely got to get to work on my pedicure for the sandals and flip flops! I actually love winter…and snow…so I’ve been a little disappointed with our fair weather of late.  However, I decided to Continue reading

The After-Christmas Christmas Home Tour

The After-Christmas Christmas Home Tour

I have heard from many people that they have cleaned up the Christmas decor to prepare for a fresh New Year’s start.  Since I decorate more for Christmas than most other times of the year I like to enjoy it as long as possible, so we usually start taking ours down January 2.  I decided to go ahead and post the pictures I took earlier this month and share our little cozy cottage with you just Continue reading

The Gift That Gives Forever {Giveaway Winner Announced}

The Gift That Gives Forever {Giveaway Winner Announced}

-{ Well, that was easy! The winner of the $20 DaySpring Giveaway is Ashley H. Congratulations, Ashley! }- One of the greatest things about our celebration of Christmas is that the Gift we celebrate is one that gives and gives through all eternity.  Love came down in the humblest of fashions, in the form of a tiny baby…lived a humble life…died a humble, even humiliating death.  To think that the Continue reading

31 Days of Progress Day 24 :: DIY Black Furniture and A Message

31 Days of Progress Day 24 :: DIY Black Furniture and A Message

Each day is full of new lessons to learn, victories to celebrate, and mistakes to keep one humble {oh, and teach us a thing or two}.  I’ve been quiet this week, it started with a 2-day migraine and the rest has been the worst case of insomnia I’ve ever had for a week straight. At my age, 2-4 hours a night is not going to cut it.  I had to use what reliable mental energy I had for feeding my Continue reading

31 Days of Progress Day 20 :: Cute Fall Color Plus a Giveaway

31 Days of Progress Day 20 :: Cute Fall Color Plus a Giveaway

If you ever attended a Southern Living at Home party back in the day you probably saw the Petals of Light candle holders.  These were a favorite with customers.  I was a consultant for a while {as well as for it’s sister/spin-off company, with which it has now merged to become Willow House}.  Anyway, probably during a special deal I picked up a number of these cute little sets. They were Continue reading