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 […]

Top Posts of 2014

Best of 2014- Sondra Lyn at Home

Good Morning, Y’all! Thanks for tuning in today. I took a few days off from the blogging world to enjoy the holidays with our family (and take in a few Hallmark movies). We hope your Christmas was simply magical! It was a great year for Sondra Lyn at Home! The readership grew tremendously, and I […]

Merry Christmas , Dear Friends!


Merry Christmas , my dear friends! This wonderful day has crept up on me, as it sometimes does. Thanksgiving came a little late this year and before I knew it the holidays were upon us! But, hustle and bustle aside… the tree is up, the mantel is decorated and the house smells like holiday baking. […]

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’ […]

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