A Dog on the Formal Sofa!

The intricate frame of the sofa with the luxurious fabric is stunning. The antique piece filled with books in the background adds warmth to an otherwise formal room. Wait, do I see a dog?! Not only is he in the formal room, but he is sitting on the opulent piece of furniture! It’s so cool […]

Colorful Mondays {kitchen countertops}

I wonder what it would feel like to wake up to a very colorful kitchen. There are so many countertop options out there. Would a bright yellow counter brighten your day? Would a pale blue counter soothe you? I like to know there are options but I will stick with my very favorite… the marble. […]

Friday Finds [chairs]

This post will be short because I’m baking cookies and it is gorgeous outside!! The kids and I are going back and forth between the backyard, back porch and kitchen. I love spending time outside in this weather before it’s too hot and buggy. Meanwhile, when I was looking at nurseries this week, I found […]

Let’s Just Get Away

Do you ever get the feeling that you want to get away? But also just stay home? I found some perfect retreats within the home. What do you think? I’d love to stop everything and take a break in one of these spots. Maybe I could close my eyes for a few minutes and be […]

Shepard’s Pie

Shepard’s Pie is one of my favorite meals to make. It has everything you need pretty much in just one bite… the potatoes, meat and vegetables. I make it in a quick, simple way. With three little kids, I can’t slave in the kitchen for too long. The most time-consuming part is peeling all the […]

Galleries for Special Photos

When I work in my home office, I am surrounded by my family’s photos because I find them very inspiring. On the desk I have a few prized photos. I have three shelves on the wall to my right. Each of my children have their own shelf filled with their smiles. My lovely gray wall […]

I wish…… I wish.

“I wish… I wish.” This is what I hear from my two older children. When I get catalogs from companies such as American Girl or One Step Ahead, I immediately hand them to my children and exclaim, “Look at what you got in the mail!” It’s fun. It’s also very fun to listen to what […]