Visiting Family +10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas

10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas to Renew Your Space We got home from helping our son and his wife move to New Mexico almost 2 weeks ago and I’ve been meaning to share a few photos ever since.  I also have a great round-up of farmhouse style decor ideas because I know it’s fun to update the look in our home with fresh ideas.

Favorite Things and Movie Recommendations: May Edition

Favorite Things and Movie Recommendations: May Edition   I thought I’d try something fun and different this month.  I don’t know if I’ll do it every month, so you’ll have to let me know what you think about it. I’m going to share some of my recent favorite things along with some movie recommendations.

A Personal Update

Happy New Year! I didn’t want anyone to think I’ve fallen off the face of the Earth so I thought I’d give you an update. December was really busy with non-stop therapy and doctor appointments.  My sister was here for more than a week and she helped me with cleaning and organization and filled my freezer with many meals ready to heat up which is a huge blessing.   My son and his wife came and spent a few days with {Read More}

My Son’s Beautiful Fall Outdoor Wedding

My Son’s Beautiful Fall Outdoor Wedding I hope you aren’t sick of hearing about my son’s outdoor fall wedding.  But if you are, I promise that this is the last post about it … until someone else gets married! 🙂 Hang on, though, because I have a LOT of photos in this post.  So I’ve divided into parts. First up, a confession and a shot with my son.  The confession is …

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Farmhouse Decor Sale

Tomorrow is the big day when my son get’s married! We have a few small things to get ready, then we’re heading over to the venue to set things up and have the rehearsal. It’s an informal and simple wedding, so everything should be low-key and easy.

Weekending | Five for Friday

Have you watched Dunkirk at the theater yet?  My family and I saw it a few days ago.  As war movies go, it has very little harsh language or graphic violence, yet tells the fact-based story so beautifully.  The performances by Tom Hardy and Kenneth Branagh were particularly moving.  I highly recommend it! 1.  The last few gladiolus are blooming in my farmhouse junk garden.  They put on such an amazing display this summer, and I can’t wait to plant {Read More}

Weekending | Four for Friday Features

I’ve got a crazy busy weekend ahead with cleaning and packing for our upcoming trip to California for our son’s wedding.  I’m so excited! In the meantime,  I wanted to give a shout-out to some of my favorite bloggers.  

Anniversary Weekend, Proud Momma Moments & Reader Projects

After almost six years of blogging, I’ve come to realize that this blog has become so much more than just my job.  There’s an even more important reason.

Needs, Wants, Unique Finds, Great Photography Tips & Best Easy Recipe

Needs, Wants, Unique Finds, Great Photography Tips & Best Easy Recipe Whew!  That was a mouthful, but it’s fitting because I have a smorgasbord of things to share today. I don’t usually go out of town three weekends in a row, but my husband and I are celebrating our 28th anniversary tomorrow, so we decided to get away for a few days.  We’re not doing anything fancy – just enjoying a few days of continental breakfast and maid service, which {Read More}

Weekending & $50 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway Winner Announced

I don’t normally bite my nails, but I’m in full blown nail-biting mode right now.` Tomorrow my husband and I are meeting the parents of my rock climber son’s fiancee.  I hope my hubby doesn’t pop any off-color jokes, and I hope I don’t talk one hundred miles an hour.  That’s what I usually do when I’m nervous. But I got my hair cut and eyebrows waxed, and bought a new shirt to wear.  So hopefully I’ll look calm, cool, {Read More}