Waterford Crystal Chandeliers

Waterford Crystal Chandeliers

Time to Lighten Up! I don't know who invented the crystal chandelier, but I do know one thing...Waterford perfected it! I can't get enough of these! I want one in every room of my teeny, tiny house--even the garage! The Lismore 18-Arm Continue reading

Soft Surroundings For the Home

Soft Surroundings For the Home

Soft Surroundings is My Latest Addiction I really don't get out of my house often enough. Want proof? I just went into the Soft Surroundings store located here in Houston for the first time ever! I can't believe I just now made it over there. Continue reading

Heidi Daus Jewelry Designs

Heidi Daus Jewelry Designs

Heidi Daus Creates Bling with a Bang! I am woman...I like jewelry. It's just that simple. Actually, it's not really jewelry so much. I just like things that are shiny. Yep, that's it. And the more shiny, the better. Chandeliers get me Continue reading

DaySpring Mugs, Teacups, & Bottles

DaySpring Mugs, Teacups, & Bottles

DaySpring Offers Wonderfully Inspiring Gifts Ok, here goes: I am in LOVE...SERIOUS LOVE! Take a look at these beautiful and oh-so-inspirational mugs, teacups, and bottles from the DaySpring website. I think they are one of the BEST ideas for Continue reading

Lee Broom Lighting

Lee Broom Lighting

Take a Look at Some of the Lee Broom Lighting Collection While taking one of my usual walks around the Web, I stumbled upon the Lee Broom website. Lee Broom is a high-end product and interior designer in the UK. He designs stuff that I can’t Continue reading

Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

Cream Cheese Bars are One of the Easiest Treats to Make This recipe really should come with some kind of warning. So here goes: Proceed with caution when making these. They are highly addictive! Be even more careful if passing them out to Continue reading

Decorative Bird Lamp Bookends

Decorative Bird Lamp Bookends

A Perfect Accessory for the Cottage Style Home I received this wonderful gift--a set of bird lamp bookends. They came from my sister-in-law's shop Restored Home in Alvin, Texas. I can't imagine how she knew I wanted them. Maybe I Continue reading

Lessons in Chalk Paint

Lessons in Chalk Paint

The "Learning Curves" of Chalk Paint My first project using Chalk Paint was a French Provencal bedroom set that I found on Craigslist. There were three pieces: a side table, a chest of drawers, and a headboard. (For this post, I am featuring Continue reading

2014 Festival of Flowers in Mobile, Alabama

2014 Festival of Flowers in Mobile, Alabama

Festival of Flowers - British Gardens In Time The Festival of Flowers is held annually in Mobile, Alabama at the Providence Hospital campus. This year's theme was "British Gardens in Time." It just so happened that I was in the Mobile area Continue reading

SE Hagarman Paper Designs

SE Hagarman Paper Designs

SE Hagarman - Fine Stationary, Cards, and Bags While recently on vacation in South Alabama, I went into a lovely home decor shop called Green Gates Market where I discovered some really wonderful products. One of my favorite finds was a Continue reading

Carruth Studio

Carruth Studio

Carruth Studio Original Home and Garden Sculptures “Plant a Smile in Your Garden.” This is the desire of Carruth Studio's renowned sculptor George Carruth. These whimsical, one-of-a-kind home and garden sculptures will surely put a smile on Continue reading

Shabby Apple Fashions

Shabby Apple Fashions

Vintage & Retro Style Fashions by Shabby Apple I must confess that I am no "fashionista." I dress mostly for comfort, and not for style. Yes, I am very lazy when it comes to fashion. Hey, just be glad I ain't walkin' around naked, ok? It Continue reading

The Ultimate Pecan Pie Recipe

The Ultimate Pecan Pie Recipe

A Pecan Pie Recipe without Corn Syrup What’s so different about this pecan pie recipe? I mean, how many are already out there anyway? Well, this recipe does not use corn syrup, so you end up with a more buttery tasting pie (as opposed to one of Continue reading

Bird Photography by Mark Hancox

Bird Photography by Mark Hancox

If you love beautiful photography like I do, you will definitely want to take a look at the bird photography of Mark Hancox. His work is stunning! Following is just a tiny sample of what is shown on his website. Please take some time to visit Continue reading

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