home design

a day in the life | my front porch refresh

hello thursday! it’s time to grab a cup of coffee, iced tea, or glass of wine depending on what time of day you’re reading this post. ‘cuz we’re taking a tour of the front porch. yep, i hauled the leaf blower out of storage and dusted my hose off to…

embracing the homebody in me

just like you, i’m embracing the homebody in me.  even before shelter-in-place became the new normal, i loved spending time at home. and i’m always looking for ways to spruce up each of the rooms in my house. because if i’m going to while away the hours at home then…

working from home | tour of my bedroom

it’s Wednesday, gang, halfway through the week! that’s an accomplishment in and of itself these days. right?! many of you have asked if i am growing out the ‘mop’, and yes, i am growing it into a chin-length bob. good timing as haircuts will be few and far between for…

tutorial roundup | how tos when dealing with shelter in-place

things continue to change rapidly around us.  advice, rules and regulations given yesterday can change by the morning.   here in  Athens, GA, we went from a voluntary to mandatory shelter in-place within a day.  that’s why it’s important to pay close attention to what your local, state, and federal authorities…

the sunday brief | top 5 january posts

february is here. Punxsutawney emerged this morning and did not see his shadow, and he predicted an early spring.  fantastic news.  so, as we leave winter, i put together the top 5 January posts as chosen by you.  i hope you enjoy the recap and are ready for the great…