Holiday Home Tour: Christmas 2017

Holiday Home Tour: Christmas 2017

WELCOME to my 2017 Holiday Home Tour! Among all the hustle and bustle in our home you'll hear classic Christmas tunes playing softly from the surround sound speakers.  This is a time of year and a season that I enjoy and look forward to all year long.  For me, it’s not just about Thanksgiving Day [...]

Before and After: Family Room

Before and After: Family Room

When we decided to purchase our second home, the basement was framed, but unfinished. We had our agent put in an offer to include the finished basement for the asking price.  Long story short, they accepted and here we are with a 5 bedroom, 3 bath home! The original plans showed a layout much smaller [...]

Autumn Entertaining: Simple Fall Inspired Tablescape

Autumn Entertaining: Simple Fall Inspired Tablescape

Disclaimer:  Our formal dining room has maybe been used a total of 5 times since we built our house....maybe, so this decorative tablescape is basically just for aesthetics!  I'm sure many of you will agree that today's pristine dining room's role is similar to that of a museum or diorama of how our ancestors use [...]

A Methodical Garage- Tips to create AND maintain an orderly, neat, and substantially clean garage

A Methodical Garage- Tips to create AND maintain an orderly, neat, and substantially clean garage

To some, a garage is a shelter for their car, and for others it's just additional storage, but  most of us, I'm guessing, use it for little bit of each.  Though your garage may be one of the most overlooked areas in your house (or used primarily as a dumping ground), the reality of it [...]

Fall Mantel Décor- Steps to adorn the perfect Fall Mantel

Fall Mantel Décor- Steps to adorn the perfect Fall Mantel

It's the most wonderful time of the year.... I can't stress enough just how much I love Fall!   Bring on the pumpkin spice, football, hayrides, pumpkin patches, food and family gatherings! Last week, I shared with you, pictures of My Fall Front Porch, and this week, I'm sharing some before and after pictures of [...]