Design Bloggers Conference 2015 – My Recap

Nate Berkus - SondraLyn at Home

Hi Peeps! I’m so glad to be back from a short blogging break! While it was a break from writing, it wasn’t a break from learning. This all started about a month ago, when some blogger friends of mine and I were chatting online about the various blogging conferences being offered around the country. As […]

Buttermilk Coconut Pie

Buttermilk Coconut Pie --- Sondra Lyn at Home

Sometimes you just need some carbs. Can I get an ‘Amen’? This buttermilk coconut pie is one of those old fashioned recipes that your grandma used to make on the farm when everybody wanted a yummy warm dessert straight out of the oven. And all of its ingredients are staples that any farm kitchen wouldn’t […]

My One and Only Shade of Gray

Grays on Wall

Morning Everybody! Hope you’re warm on this frosty morn. And maybe you’re like me and you’re taking advantage of this winter chill to get some things done on the inside of your house! Thank you to everyone who commented on the previous post and helped me choose a paint color. You guys are fabulous and […]

{More Than} 50 Shades of Gray

More than 50 Shades of Gray -- Sondra Lyn at Home

Hey there! We’re in the middle of a major redo of our master bedroom, and I’m looking for the perfect gray for the walls. Have you seen all the choices out there for grays? Wow! Gray, or grey… whichever spelling… this color is THE hot color right now! And, as a designer, I can remember […]

Decorating for a Baby Shower

Shower Backdrop and Boxwood Ball- Sondra Lyn at Home

Hey, everybody! Today I want to share a couple of inexpensive ideas for decorating for a shower or tea. This first idea is not original to me… I first saw it on Pinterest, but here is my version for a baby girl shower! I purchased 3 plastic tablecloths from the dollar store for $1 each […]

How to Stencil Drop Cloth Curtains

Drop Cloth Curtains

The first time I got acquainted with Royal Design Studio stencils at Haven 2013 I fell instantly in love! So naturally, when our master bedroom redo got underway, that’s who immediately came to mind for a pair of stenciled drop cloth curtains! *A big thank-you to Royal Design Studio for providing me with the stencil […]

GF Chicken Cordon Bleu

Gluten Free Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe - Sondra Lyn at Home

Bon Jour, mes amis! {Hello, my friends!} Ah, oui. My fascination with all things French has taken hold of me today! We enjoyed this delicious GF Chicken Cordon Bleu for dinner and  it brought out my limited French from high school and college! My mastery of the French language might disappoint, but this recipe for […]

6 Steps to Goal-Setting

6 Steps to Goal-Setting- Sondra Lyn at Home

How do you want to better your life in 2015? January just isn’t my favorite month. Can I get an Amen? My body wants to hibernate, I seem to suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, plus I’m experiencing the post-holiday let down. It’s a great time for some introspection! Not given to resolutions, I do like […]

DIY Chalk Paint Recipe

Chalk Paint Recipe-- Sondra Lyn at Home-w

Good Morning Y’all! When I posted this makeover on Monday, I promised the formula for my homemade chalk paint. I absolutely LOVE the results of my DIY Chalk Paint Recipe! It was incredibly easy to make, and went on so smoothly, it was just almost unbelievable that it was a homemade mixture. The first time […]

The Ultimate DIY Bundle


Have you ever looked at the bare wall in your family room, or that tired and sagging couch, or those dated curtains, and felt absolutely overwhelmed by the thought of tackling any of it? Where do you start? And once you’ve decided, how do you know which steps, instructions or advice to follow? Just getting […]

Roadkill Redo | Painted Hutch

Chalk Painted Hutch Roadkill Redo --- Sondra Lyn at Home-w

‘Honey, you might want to come look at this’, said my husband. It was dark – pitch dark – and he had gone to walk the dog. So I really wondered what in the world he wanted me to come see! Our neighbors had been moving out. For several days, they had been hauling stuff […]

And then there were TWO!


And then there were TWO! Today is the launch of a new website. Sondra Lyn at Home blog has given birth to The Gluten Free Home!! Since I have to avoid gluten myself, this topic has been a part of my life for over 12 years. Just what is gluten- and why be free of […]

Kick-Start Yogurt Smoothie with Giveaway

Yogurt Smoothie Pinnable- Sondra Lyn at Home

Thanks to Weight Watchers, General Mills, and Publix for sponsoring today’s discussion. Their compensation helps keep this blog coming into your mailbox. As usual, all written content is mine! It is still January, right? Time for fresh starts and resolutions? I haven’t made a New Year’s resolution in several years, or at least not formally. […]

Brunswick Stew


G’Morning Friends! They say it’s going to be reeeaaaally cold here the next few days. Frigid for the Deep South. Colder here than in some parts of Alaska for the same time period. Sheesh! Folks ’round these parts don’t know how to handle cold weather. Seriously. I know, because I’m one of them. I’ll be […]

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal CC CookiesG-slah

Happy New Year, everybody! This is the first post of the year for Sondra Lyn at Home. We had a great holiday break with lots of family time and time to catch up on some rest. I’ve also been catching up on some goal-setting. It’s going to be a great year and I’m looking forward […]

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