Category: Decor

Floral Friday: Spring in Bloom on the Porch

Happy Friday! I’m welcoming March with a ‘spring in my step’ for a little indoor ‘gardening’ and blooms on the porch! A special thanks to Shirley at Housepitality Designs for Floral Friday and for providing me with some much-needed flower therapy.  You’ll find the links for more floral inspiration from my blogging friends at the bottom of…

‘Tis the Season: Christmas Tablescapes and Centerpieces!

Happy December! It’s the month for ‘Making a List and Checking it Twice’. . . I pulled together a round-up of Christmas tables from the archives. Click on the links to revisit for centerpieces, sources or Christmas table inspiration! A Visit From St. Nicholas Christmas Table Tartan Christmas table set by the tree with Fitz and…

Retail Therapy: Fresh Picked Vintage

 Is it hot and humid where you are? It’s sweltering here with heat index in the triple digits. To escape the heat, you’re invited to join me for a little retail therapy and some “fresh picked vintage” at one of the largest antique malls in the Southeast. The Depot at Gibson Mill is in Concord, NC. This former…

‘Tis the Season and Decking the Halls: Recipes and Christmas Inspiration

Are you busy decking the halls and trimming the tree? I am currently dog sitting my mother-in-law’s two puppies while she’s in the hospital, so I’m knee-deep in white dogs as well as Christmas decorations. :) Thank you for all your prayers and get well wishes for her, please keep them coming. We’re hoping she’ll be released to rehab…

Welcoming Summer: Whites on the Porch!

I’m welcoming summer with whites on the porch! If June’s weather is any indication, we’re in for a hot, humid summer! In anticipation, I’m surrounding myself with whites, to stay cool, at least psychologically, on the porch. I’ve been busy with some household projects the past several weeks and no time to play with my camera, so I…

‘Tis the Season and Decking the Halls

Now that I’m stuffed with turkey, I’m ready to Deck the Halls!  I’m currently battling with the Christmas lights and sorting through boxes of decorations, if you need a break from shopping and decorating, you’re welcome to click on the links to revisit the posts for some Christmas inspiration! ‘Tis the Season to be Jolly Trimming…

Fall Around The Potting Shed

I’ve been busy harvesting  pumpkins, gourds, goldenrod, leaves and pots of mums for Fall Around The Potting Shed! A basket on the door is filled with goldenrod and oak leaves, still green, which don’t turn in North Carolina until the end of October. You’re welcome to peek inside at the chalkboard door with a favorite quote…