New Ironstone Finds Vignette


Many of you have seen my great ironstone finds while shopping in Pennsylvania with Mary Alice. I placed two of the tureens on a table in the great room . . . ~ ~ and incorporated the cute vintage chippy stool that I found at Mary Alice’s booth at Rust & Feathers. These photos were […]

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Succulent Garden in Vintage Containers and Tidbits


The past two weeks have been very, very busy for me . . . ~ ~ and this past weekend was no different. . . ~ ~ ~ ~ a local tournament of my hubby’s and 2 sets of company to prepare for. I gathered what little blooms I had on my hydrangea bush and […]

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Southern Living 2014 Idea House, Part Two


Today I present Part Two of the Southern Living 2014 Idea House ~ ~ located in Palmetto Bluff, (Bluffton), South Carolina. Part One of this wonderful house was revealed earlier this week. There was so much to see and take in with this home. I must say that the way the house was built around […]

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Southern Living 2014 Idea House Tour, Part One


This past weekend, I was so happy to have been able to visit the Southern Living 2014 Idea House . . . ~ ~ located in Palmetto Bluff (Bluffton), South Carolina, while traveling with friends. When possible, I try to make it to the Idea Houses each year. Way back when . . . when […]

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Antiquing Trip Part 2


While in D.C., I was thrilled to have met with my friend and fellow blogger . . . ~ ~ and she so graciously took me to some of her favorite places to shop for antiques. If you missed Part One of my adventure, you can view it here. On the second day, we went […]

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Antiquing in Pennsylvania


I have been a bit M.I.A. as far as posting . . . Within the past 2 weeks I have been on 3 separate trips . . with only a day or two in-between them. It has certainly been a whirlwind for us. Just got back from our trip to D.C. . . . Hubby […]

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How to Create a Fall Season Porch


As I was watering the plants on the front porch the other day . . . ~ ~ I was thinking of the next seasonal change for the porch. Summer is no where near over . . . ~ ~ however, the kids will be going back to school before we know it. The summer […]

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HGTV’s Flipping the Block is debuting tonight (Sunday, July 20th) !!!


Tonight, HGTV will be debuting the new show, Flipping the Block. I posted about this show previously, when I learned that my blogging friends John and Whitney Spinks . . ~ ~ who blog at Drab to Fab Design will be participants in the show . . going for that $50,000 prize! I am so […]

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One table with 5 different looks.


This table gets a makeover quite often . . . So today I thought that I would present its many facelifts. Springtime is the perfect time to style a table of tulips Another tulip arrangement that was a “just because” gift from my sister . . . ~ ~ sparked this new vignette. I love […]

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He said it was “Christmas in July” Ironstone and A Grain Sack Pillow


When I was away at the Haven Conference . . . ~ ~ when speaking to my hubby one evening, he told me that it was “Christmas in July” around here. Apparently, three packages arrived for me that day . . . Oh, I love packages on the porch! One of them was a package […]

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