Hot List – Teen Girl Gift Guide

Teen Girl Gift Guide

Aside from a Mac laptop and the iPhone 6s that my 16 year old twin girls are clamoring for, here's what they either have and love or want desperately under the tree this year. Give one of these gifts to the teen girl in your life and score major cool points! My teenage girl gift guide ... 1) Eyeshadow Palette - universally flattering … [Read more...]


10 Minute Decorating – It’s all About the Filler

Fall dough bowl

Who doesn't love quick and easy? I'm teaming up with some friends again this month to share our 10 Minute Decorating Ideas for fall and you can see all of the ideas at the bottom of this post. Filler - something that fills a space or container. Find something with interesting texture and color and that filler soon takes center … [Read more...]


My Thanksgiving Tablescape (and 25 More)

Thanksgiving Tablescape

Thanksgiving is all about friends, family, elastic waist pants and carbs, lots and lots of carbs! So when my friend Bre asked me to join 25 other creative friends for the mother of all Thanksgiving tablescapes tours, I was happier than the pardoned White House turkey. I've shared my full fall home tour here but now it's time to pull up a … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Seaside Retreat

Coastal home tour

Ever dream of being on vacation all year long? The lucky person who owns this house is living the dream!  Built by Alex and Cynthia Rice, the married duo behind Old Seagrove Homes - custom homes in the Florida panhandle. Enjoy the tour then come back and tour over 140 more Eclectic Home Tours - there's truly something for everyone! More … [Read more...]


A Week in Paris

A Week in Paris

Paris is everything they say and then some times a million! I can't believe it took me this long to get to the city of lights. Make sure to check out the end of my post for my can't do without travel items. My hubby and I spent a week there celebrating our 20 year anniversary. A first time trip to another country can be daunting but … [Read more...]


Oh Rats! Halloween Staircase

Halloween silhouette staircase

Rats! Halloween decorating can be a real witch. But what's quicker and easier than a Halloween rat staircase ... just slap some dollar store silhouettes on the stairs and call it a day.   I'm taking a cue from my Halloween mantel (see it here).  I love the simplicity of black and white. I unearthed my DIY arachnophobia … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Tennessee Farmhouse Tour

Farmhouse tour

Today's Eclectic Home Tour is a stunning farmhouse tour so grab a cup of coffee and sit back and relax the swing back around the check out all of my tours - there is something for everyone and tons of inspiration. I found Patsy on instagram @BlessedMommatoBaby Girls.  She lives in a dream farmhouse in Tennessee that she and her husband … [Read more...]


Love Locks Bridge & JORD Wood Watches

Love Locks Bridge Paris

2 decades! My hubby and I just celebrated our 20 year anniversary. 20 years of wedded bliss (well, most of the time). To celebrate, we jetted off to Paris and I made sure to tuck a little surprise into my suitcase - a pair of JORD wood watches. We strolled across the Pont des Arts bridge. Until a few months ago, it was covered in locks … [Read more...]


Eclectic Home Tour – Bless’er House

Beautiful fall porch

Lauren of Bless'er House moved into a brand new, cookie cutter home in North Carolina a couple of years ago and has made it her mission to put her stamp on it by demo-ing, DIY-ing and decorating the you know what out of it. Enjoy the tour ... then make sure to stop back for more decorating inspiration from more than 130 of my … [Read more...]


3-D Silhouette Halloween Mantel

3-D Halloween Mantel

On All Hallows Eve, I set up two adirondack chairs on my front lawn, fill a big cauldron with candy, dress up Sushi in her costume (she's a unicorn this year), pour a couple of glasses of wine and sit outside to hand out candy. Inside, my girls hang out with friends and when it gets late, they head out on a mission to fill their pillowcases with … [Read more...]