Evening on the Patio

Gorgeous early summer weather has kept me outdoors every minute possible.  Evening on the patio feels extra special when it’s all lit up. In addition to battery-powered candles we use when entertaining, here are some of the cute ways we have to make any evening on the patio feel like a party. String Lights It […]

Refreshing the Living Room for Early Spring

Winter is not a season I do.  I (barely) do Christmas and then I’m ready for spring.  Bring me daffodils and bunnies, please. But magazines, influencers and stores are showing late winter and Valentine décor in February.  New, fresh spring colors haven’t quite hit yet. And I need a little inspiration, please. So I did […]

Bedroom Refresh

I’m sort of all done with neutrals.  And ready for a bright spring look.  So I’m starting in my bedroom with a little refresh. Here is what I’ve done so far and some of my plans.   New Platform Bed The new platform bed from Overstock is up and all ready for new bedding.  So far […]

First Quarter Plans

I know that sounds a bit like a business briefing.  Well, business is my background, you know.  Hard to change these stripes.  But here we are in the first quarter and I’m making some plans.  Not resolutions, mind you, plans and I’ll be sharing over the next week or so. The holidays were used for […]

Budget Patio Refresh

This time of year we would like to continue using our patio, but we need to refresh things a bit so it’s workable in the high heat. In addition to that, my patio stuff was looking a bit tired, if not downright shabby and I want a little spruce up. It always amazes me how […]