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The Demijohn…

la bonbonne, wire baskets… and the versatile Olive Bucket For quite some time I have seen these dreamy decorative items shared both on Blogs and in magazines. And I have dreamed of owning my own some day. That day arrived on Friday – my first day at the Country Living Fair. My daughter and I […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Hello All! It’s November….the days, months and years are just passing by so fast! Christmas is around the corner. Are you beginning your planning? I am and I share a bit of that with you. As always, I do so appreciate you all sharing and visiting at Home and […]

Spicy Country Applesauce Muffins…

A Sweet Treat I love this time of the year. Apple season! Fresh apples, homemade applesauce, apple butters…the wonderful flavors and fragrances speak of autumn. I made these Spicy Country Applesauce muffins for us to enjoy. Sweet and Spicy Cinnamon is the spice that is usually used when flavoring applesauce muffins, but for these I’m […]

New Home Office…

All Because of Dearest….   This all started when Dearest commented that our home’s living area – dining room-living room needed better flow. I thought, what show have you been watching Dearest. So, this made me take a second look…which resulted in some pieces of furniture being removed…one such piece was this desk. I loved […]

Serene Sunday…

Serene Sunday

No Substitute for Time Spent With God in His Word and Through Prayer “All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works” II Timothy 3:16-17 I’m not sure whether […]

Christmas Party Planning 101…

Our Christmas Party We have been hosting a Christmas party at our home for over 10 years. It’s a wonderful collaboration. I plan, create and send out the invitations, decorate, plan the menu, buy or make gifts and Dearest, he and our daughter have worked together on entertainment. They select Christmas songs, games – we […]

How to Nourish, Beautify and Protect Your Outdoor Deck or Patio…

Thompsons WaterSeal Penetrating Timber Oil Review

Thompson’s WaterSeal Penetrating Timber Oil   One of the most beautiful assets for our son’s home is his patio. It spans the back and side of the home. It seemed however, that it had never been stained or protected and being under numerous trees, truly – in the woods – it had been covered by […]

Country Living Fair 2016…

Country Living Fair – A GIRL’S WEEKEND The days were perfect – temperatures just right with clear blue skies. My sisters, daughters and future daughter-in-law as well as my niece joined me again for a two-day visit to the amazing Country Living Fair. Five Years Visiting the Country Living Fair The first year I visited […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday Hello All! I hope you’ve had a wonderful week! I did…here’s a couple posts I shared. Tomorrow, I will share with you all my visit with my sisters, daughters and niece at The Country Living Fair! I share how to make this Paper Bag Autumn Wreath.  I share Autumn […]

Autumn Decor and Vignette Ideas…

Easy Changes to Welcome Autumn The winds have brought in cooler temps. The shorter daylight hours have heralded the change in leaf color. Autumn is here in the South, finally. In our Home I’m loving the serene colors in our dining room, living room and kitchen. These colors are perfect backdrops to the vibrant colors […]