This year's Plaid Tidings Christmas Mantel is quite a contrast to last year's 'winter white' mantel. After our recent travels to Scotland, I fell in love with plaid all over again! If you have landed here after visiting my friend Beth at Unskinny Boppy, welcome! I am participating in a 3-day ... Read More about Plaid Tidings Christmas Mantel
Hello Lovelies! I am so excited to share with you one of the highlights of our recent European trip - a visit to Highclere Castle. I am normally not one to be star-struck, but I can be stricken by historical buildings... like castles and such! They move me - I find them to be extremely romantic. To ... Read More about A Visit to Highclere – the REAL Downton Abbey
The photo grabbed me. More than any I had seen on TV or social media since the flooding began. The newscast had put up a split-screen. On the left was the interstate on a normal day, on the right, just the directional signs hovering over what looked like an ocean. Such an unnatural scene. ... Read More about The Day the World Turned Upside Down
So Close to Greatness... So Close to Amazing! Hey Y'all! Are you surprised to hear from me? Yeah, it's been too long. And to think... I was so close to greatness. SO close to AMAZING! On my way to blogging greatness, life happened. It started with grand babies. My husband and ... Read More about So Close to Greatness – So Close to AMAZING!
School bells are ringing! The summer flew by, didn't it? It's time for back-to-school here and soon will be everywhere, so I wanted to share a quick back-to-school tablescape that could be featured at a back-to-school lunch for teachers, or a group of moms who want to celebrate this time of ... Read More about Quick Back-to-School Tablescape