Trying Out Wedge Pillows for a Better Night’s Sleep, What Worked & What Didn’t

A week or so ago I mentioned I had purchased a wedge pillow to see if it would help with my ongoing sinus issues that seem to always plague me at night. The pillow I’ve been sleeping on is super low, which I like, but…

8 Patriotic Table Settings for the 4th of July

Welcome to the 716th Tablescape Thursday! Happy Summer! I can’t believe how fast spring went by. I just realized Independence Day is less than two weeks away! For this week’s Tablescape Thursday, I’m sharing some festive, fun ways to celebrate this year. I hope you…

How I Wash and Care for My Lilly Pulitzer Linen Dresses

Yesterday I drove over to Avalon, a local shopping area that’s around 25 minutes from my home. I had a Tommy Bahama dress to return that unfortunately wasn’t the color I expected when I ordered it online. I never visit Avalon without stopping in to…

How Did Those Plant Watering Spikes Work Out? Did My Plants Survive?

Welcome to the 699th Metamorphosis Monday! Thank You! I want to say Thank You to the lovely blogs who link up to the Metamorphosis Monday Party each week. I hope you see a lot of new and returning visitors to the posts you link each week….

A 50% Off Sale, A Shirt That Has My Heart, and Something Weird I’m Trying Out

I’ve been going non-stop since getting back home–going through 2 weeks of mail, returning sandals that didn’t fit, getting a very dirty car (on the outside) washed, washing clothes, coloring my hair, creating posts, setting tables, and putting everything back away, and getting a much-needed…

Enjoying a Beach-Themed Table on the Porch

Lighthouse Style Lantern Lit for Beach Seaside Themed Table

Welcome to the 715th Tablescape Thursday! With the first day of summer upon us in less than a week, I was very much in the mood for a beachy, seaside-themed table. It’s super shady on the porch this time of year, plus a big storm…

This App Saved Me Yesterday & Awesome Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Bose Wireless Earbuds

Whew, long drive yesterday but I’m back home at last! Have you ever used the Waze app on a trip? My son recommended it to me a long time ago so I had added it to my phone, but yesterday was the first day I…

We Saw the Before & Now Here’s the After…Plus, Bunnies and Birds

Removing Old Paint from Historic Home to Prepare for Painting

Welcome to the 698th Metamorphosis Monday! A few months ago I shared a historical home here in Ohio that was in the process of being stripped of its old paint. It was the first time I had seen an older home taken back to the…

May Favorites and An Exciting Discovery That is Saving Me $$$

I have some really fun favorites to share this month and one is a recent $$$-saving discovery that I wish I had known about ages ago! Let’s dive in! Wireless Charger for iPhone and Android Phones: I actually just purchased this at the very beginning of…

A Garden Dinner Party with Great Friends

Dinner Party In the Garden with Friends

Welcome to the 715th Tablescape Thursday! I’m still away visiting family but I have a delightful table setting to share for this week’s Tablescape Thursday! We are dining outdoors in the beautiful French countryside this week. On a recent spring day, Norma gathered outdoors with…