Elegant Ornament Wreath

Elegant Ornament Wreath -- Sondra Lyn at Home

Good Morning, my dear reader! Have you found yourself swooning over these gorgeous Christmas Ball wreaths like I have? I’ve been seeing them online for a while now, and this year the mood struck for me to try my hand at crafting one. This year, I wanted something new for my mantel and our tree […]

5 Ways to Practice Hospitality

5 Ways to Practice Hospitality- Sondra Lyn at Home

*This post is sponsored by BISSELL, but as usual the written content is my own. This is the season when more people visit friends and family in one another’s homes than at any other time of year! Chances are you are either hosting at least one gathering, or will be attending one in someone else’s […]

Holiday Open House | An Evening with Richard Tubb

Richard Tubb Fireplace- Sondra Lyn at Home

Each year, my husband and I receive an invitation to a lovely Holiday Open House held at Richard Tubb Interiors in Birmingham. Richard is a well-known and much-beloved interior designer based in Birmingham, Alabama. His credentials are a mile long, but besides that he’s just one gracious and lovely person! And, lucky for us, he […]

Trees, Glorious Trees!

Family Tree- Sondra Lyn at Home

Welcome to Day 2 of the Home for the Holidays Blog Tour brought to you by Sondra Lyn at Home! Today’s focus is Trees and Decor. And really… what would Christmas decorating be without the trees? Whether you put up one tree or 10, chances are your Christmas Day celebration centers around your tree. Not […]

Home for the Holidays Blog Tour 2014

Home for the Holidays 2014 - Sidebar- 300x300 - SondraLyn at Home

Welcome to the first annual Home for the Holidays Blog Tour brought to you by Sondra Lyn at Home! This year’s co-host is Michele from Our Rosey Life. Thanks, Michele! We are so excited to bring the selection of blogs that have been assembled for this inaugural kick-off. Be sure to check back for each […]

My Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes


OK. It’s here. That wonderful Day when we gather with family and feast around the big bird. My favorite day of the year, truly! I thought I would put together for you in one post some of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes that will be on my table this year. If the turkey is the ‘bride’ […]

Best Ever Carrot Cake

Best Ever Carrot Cake - Sondra Lyn at Home

Happy Thanksgiving Week, Y’all! It’s coming fast!! We’ve already had one of our family T-Giving gatherings… and 2 more to go. I look forward to them so! For this first one, I served one of my favorites: Carrot Cake. MMmmm! Not just any Carrot Cake mind you, but this one can be made gluten-free, so […]

Share it Sunday {55} plus Announcement


Welcome to another great week of Share It Sunday! I want to share my heart with you this evening. Over a year ago, a few of my blogger friends and I got together and decided we wanted to offer our readers a weekly link party! We named it Share it Sunday, and began posting live […]

Share it Sunday {54}


Share it Sunday {54} is Live!! Its been another great week of inspiration. Since we are just a couple of weeks away from Thanksgiving, our features for this week will be Thanksgiving-themed! Now for the Features… As you plan your Thanksgiving meal, who is invited and where they will sit, these DIY Thanksgiving Place Cards […]

Purple Mountains Majesty

Smokey MtnVista

You know that phrase in America the Beautiful, ‘Purple mountains majesty, above the fruited plain’? We saw it last week. Last week we were blessed to get away for a few days and go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, the ‘Smokies’ as we call them, rise up […]

Share it Sunday {53}

One Year Anniversary Share It Sunday Banner

It’s that time again! Share it Sunday {53} is Live! Thanks to all of you who partied with us on our 1 Year Anniversary. Congratulations to our $25 PayPal Giveaway Winners!!  It was a lot of fun a lot of great inspiration to share with you. So here we go with your favorites… First up […]

Front Door Facelift

Front Door Facelift- Sondra Lyn at Home

Once upon a time there was a little girl who loved to play dress-up. She would put on her mommy’s shoes and the prettiest little dress she could find. Once in a blue moon, her mommy would let her play with make-up. Before she knew it, she was dressing up for real! Now, that grown […]

Share it Sunday 1-Year Anniversary and Giveaway

One Year Anniversary Share It Sunday Banner

Share it Sunday is officially ONE YEAR OLD! Denise, Michele and I want to extend our warmest thanks to the faithful readers and linkers who have helped this party grow over the past year. We have a fun party in store this week! We are doing a cash giveaway as a special thanks for making […]

Share it Sunday {51}

Hi Everybody! Wow, the countdown is on! Next week marks the one-year anniversary of Share it Sunday! Thanks to all who party with us and if you’re new to our party, welcome! As usual, there was plenty of inspiration from last week! Here are last week’s features: This architectural light fixture is awesome! It is […]

Fall Break 2014

NB ship

OK. I’m going to fess up! I’ve been taking a little blogging break for some R&R! We took a little family trip to the beach. When I say family, I mean EVERYBODY on my side- my Dad, Hubs and I and our family, My brother and sis-in-law, his 3 kids and their families! There were […]

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