Sweet Summertime

Helllloooooo to my little blog. And hellllllooooo summertime. You sure came in with a bang. I’m telling you I love this time of year. Yes it’s hot. And yes we’re melting here in the South. But I love it. The … Continue reading

Faux Butcher Block, a Pink Island and Cupcakes

I know I know I know… Where have I been right? Well…I hibernate in the winter and make pretty things inside. I’ll post some of those things a little later on. Anyway….who doesn’t love butcher blocks, an island and cupcakes? … Continue reading

Kids and Scuff Marks

My kids are messy. And they don’t listen very well. I could say take your shoes off before going upstairs 100 times a day and they still trek their messy butts upstairs with their shoes on. And why do they … Continue reading

Blah blah blah and a Powder Room Redo

You know how sometimes you just walk into a room and it’s just blah. Well I had such a room. My powder room. It’s tiny. And it was blah. So I changed it up a bit. And it didn’t cost … Continue reading

The Twilight Zone and a Painted Suitcase

I’m raising teenagers.  Again. It’s like the third circle of hell.  Again. These years are like the ‘Twilight Zone’ stage of child rearing. The situations I’m faced with today… They are not in any parenting books. They weren’t there 10 … Continue reading

Time Out

Couldn’t we all use a time out every now and then? I know I could and it wouldn’t even hurt my feelings. Nope. Not one bit. However, I’m not three years old either. Nor are my children three years old. … Continue reading

Take me to an Island…A kitchen Island

Well…we made it.  Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year are over.  Goodbye 2013.  Hello 2014. It’s cold here.  It shouldn’t be this cold in the south. I hate the cold. I’d rather be basking in the sun on an island far … Continue reading