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Rearranging Furniture ~ just for the Kinect

  Yep.. you read that correct – we rearranged the living/dining room – all because this gorgeous 12 year got the Kinect for her birthday and I needed more space to play the games. Ok so maybe it might have also been an excuse for me to take an an opportunity to spruce up the room. It wasn’t been touch in […]

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What’s on your kitchen walls?

  Happy Monday Chicas! Was your weekend all you hoped it would be? Did you get all your painting done this weekend? Oh wait was that just me? As much as I say I love to paint (and I do) I am really getting anxious to get this kitchen over with already. And when I […]

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Great Minds Think the Same Great Paint Color

  I know that’s not how the saying goes, but it’s true. I Googled my finalized paint color (Carolina Inn Aqua Club) so I could show you a better picture of the color that I had chose for my kitchen walls (my pics sucked) and I came across this GREAT blog “Young House Love”. They used the same paint color for their Master bedroom and does it ever look fantastic. […]

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Slowly adding a bit of Halloween

 These past 2 weeks have had me so busy. I still haven’t had a chance to get out all my Fall decorations, let alone my Halloween stuff. I have just had so much on my plate. The hubby and I took off this past weekend for an Anniversary trip to Lake George NY, it was wonderful […]

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Comparing Acorns to Acorns

  While I was taking a Pottery Barn decorating class a few weeks ago, I picked up a PB hurricane candle holder with intentions of filling it with faux acorns (just like PB), but Pottery Barn sold their faux acorns for $14 a bag. Um no thank you. I’ll try and find them cheaper.  and I did. Walmart had them for $3 a bag. Yep, […]

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A pumpkin filled day

I was browsing the web for different recipe ideas for my oldest daughter’s “last” meal before she is off to college tomorrow. She requested one of her favorite meal of Ravioli’s with a Sage Pumpkin Sauce (I’ll post the recipe later). I found so many interest dishes, for all kinds of courses – all with pumpkin as […]

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Pottery Barn Fall decorating class

  This past Sunday I finally got to attend a free Decorating Class hosted by my local Pottery Barnstore. This class was all about the Fall. I’ve been trying to get to one of these classes, for ohhh the past year? Have you ever been? It’s pretty cool. The class is only about 45 minutes long and conducted while the store was closed […]

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My 2nd Blogiversary and my 1st GIVEAWAY!!

Can you believe it’s been TWO YEARS since I started this blog? I hope you have enjoyed the posts and pictures I try to give you each weekday. I am nowhere near the talent of some bloggers out there, but I try to make this blog a little interesting and fun – all while holding a full time job […]

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Finally got the freaking concrete floor painted!

 This part of the project had to be the MOST annoying home project that I have ever had the displeasure to do. Once the sunroom was cleared of all our “stuff”, we decided to give the floor a good cleaning. We borrowed our neighbors very powerful power washer and saw that after years of neglect and a […]

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Decorating by the Bay

  What do you get a man who has everything for Father’s Day? Well you paint the interior of his summer house of course! No? What -that’s not the normal Father’s Day gift? Well that’s exactly what the hubby and I got my FIL and let me tell you it was a huge P.I.T.A.! The […]