HOLIDAY PLANNING AND A HALLOWEEN UPDATE

As I sit to write this post my mind is juggling holiday planning. Where did the past 10 months go? Apparently, I blinked and November is here with two birthdays and Thanksgiving to navigate. All while I am still processing my thoughts about this year’s Halloween activities. November Birthdays For our family, November is filledContinue reading “HOLIDAY PLANNING AND A HALLOWEEN UPDATE”

DIY HALF BATH MAKEOVER

October seemed like the perfect month to tackle our DIY half bath makeover. The vision and all of the supplies were purchased in September and now it was time for action. One could also say that my husband wanted to mark off another item from his “to-do list”. We purchased our house in 2009 andContinue reading “DIY HALF BATH MAKEOVER”

BIRTHDAY, BRUNCH AND CHATS WITH CATS IN SAVANNAH

What do birthday, brunch and chats with cats have in common? A trip to Savannah to celebrate our youngest daughter’s birthday. Living in a town for “foodies” does have its benefits. The Celebration Robby and I arrived in Savannah in time to have a brief visit with our daughter. She actually had Friday and SaturdayContinue reading “BIRTHDAY, BRUNCH AND CHATS WITH CATS IN SAVANNAH”

SHOULD WOMEN OVER 50 BE WEARING SHORTS?

Prior to attending a July 4th outdoor event, I was asked by another woman “will you be wearing shorts?” My response was a quick “yes”! I continued to say that it’s just too hot not to! It took me a few minutes to realize that I have never been asked this question before. The onlyContinue reading “SHOULD WOMEN OVER 50 BE WEARING SHORTS?”

THE PROJECTS OF ROBBY – FIREPLACE PERGOLA

Thought I would share my husband’s latest DIY project. He recently added this fireplace pergola and totally changed the look of the outdoor fireplace. I love it and him. Best part, it only took a couple of weekends to get this done. How It All Began First, I must give a little history about theContinue reading “THE PROJECTS OF ROBBY – FIREPLACE PERGOLA”

TIPS FOR DOWNSIZING YOUR STUFF

There is a task on my long term “to do” list that has been carried over for a year now. What’s the task you ask? The answer is downsizing. Only one word but one that is often overwhelming. So I thought I would share some tips for downsizing your stuff! A Little History At onlyContinue reading “TIPS FOR DOWNSIZING YOUR STUFF”

DIY FRONT DOOR MAKEOVER WITH SPRAY PAINT

I recently decided the time had come for a DIY front door makeover. Over the past 11 years, our front door has had a lot of use. Family and friends have been welcomed into our home through a beautiful red door. At least it used to be beautiful. Afternoon sun, hurricanes, a 1000 year floodContinue reading “DIY FRONT DOOR MAKEOVER WITH SPRAY PAINT”

SPRING, POLLEN AND EASTER DRESSES

It’s hard to believe that one year ago we were all facing a new normal. Isolation and masks became the focus of our attention. Spring, pollen and Easter dresses were all but forgotten. As I think back, I don’t even remember being happy about the warmer weather. The pollen that covers everything in the southContinue reading “SPRING, POLLEN AND EASTER DRESSES”