Five on Friday: Valentine’s Day Edition

Whew, TGIF!  With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it seemed only fitting to have today's Five on Friday be all about the Valentine, right?  I'm not one for decorating for this day, but I have a few fun things to share that should make your day extra special! 1.  This playing card wreath... I love this idea!!  And just think, it's the perfect project if you have a deck that's missing a few cards. :) Refresh Living 2.  This sweet love … [Read more...]

2016: Highlights and Lowlights

Where to begin?  Now that I'm finally catching my breath a bit, it seemed like a good time to reflect on 2016 before turning the page to the new year... and I'm READY to turn the page! 2016 was the year of change around here... One of the biggest was opening our preschool after quite the journey.  This time last year I was in the midst of sharing our Legacy Story here on the blog.  But within a month or so, when Legacy was registering … [Read more...]

Five on Friday {Champagne Cocktail Edition}

I'm back today with a fun Five on Friday to help us ring in the New Year -- some festive champagne drinks for your celebration!  I've been on the couch most of the week with my *annual* holiday head cold, but I'm looking forward to sipping one of these tomorrow evening during our own little New Years Eve celebration. So because I know you probably have a healthy to-do list for today I'll get right to it... 1.  Christmas Champagne Cocktail.  … [Read more...]

Holiday Bits and Pieces

Greetings, friends!  I hope you're enjoying this Christmas week... it is always one of my favorite times.  The hub bub has died down and I can regroup, rest up, watch football and get organized for the new year.  How about you?  I need it more this year than ever. 2016 just about plowed me under -- so. much. happening.   And while I make a point of choosing joy on a regular basis -- and there was plenty of that! -- there have also been some … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas, Friends!

I had every intention of posting all kinds of things Christmas and holiday this month, but life and Legacy got in the way.  As it is, I am skidding into this weekend with my "to do's" barely finished but determined to slow it down and soak in the real reason for the season with my peeps.  So since I shortchanged you on Christmas posts, I decided to pop in today with heartfelt Christmas wishes and some snapshots of Christmas around my … [Read more...]

Five Easy DIY Advent Calendars (You Can Start TODAY!)

DECEMBER 1!?  Yikes!  Time to get our game on, y'all, and even though Advent officially began on Sunday, most Advent calendars begin on December 1.  I was poking around online yesterday, waiting for our DirectTV to be restored (in the pouring rain!) and came across a few super easy DIY Advent calendars I wanted to share with you.  My peeps are all grown and out of the house, but for those of you with kiddos at home, one of these could be a sweet … [Read more...]

This ‘n That Holiday Monday

Happy Monday and Happy Thanksgiving week!  I'm immersed in Legacy to-dos today and a bit of food prep, but over the weekend, I had so many random holiday ideas and thoughts in my mind, I thought I'd share some with you today.  Maybe something will strike a chord with you?? I always forget that H&M has home decor items, but this inexpensive ($5.99!!) Christmas pillow cover totally caught my eye... Merry and Bright pillow cover  There's … [Read more...]

Weekend Project: Get Holiday-Ready

I don't usually post on Saturdays, but I thought this would be helpful for the onset of the holiday week.  I feel like we've either been out-of-town or hosting guests the last several weekends (not entirely true but it feels that way!).  And this year, I managed to be a bit proactive as far as getting my home ready for the holidays. #wondersnevercease  So with Thanksgiving looming less than a week away, I thought I share a few quick things I did … [Read more...]

Happy Fourth of July!

Hello, friends... just popping in to wish you all a festive and fun Fourth of July weekend!  If you need a fresh treat recipe for the weekend, try this one on for size... These are SO yummy!  Click HERE for the recipe. See you all next week with a Legacy update and more. Be safe out there! … [Read more...]

Some St. Patty’s Day Fun…

Happy Thursday, friends!  And Happy St. Patrick's Day!  I wanted to pop in today to share a little fun with you... I pulled together some inspiration for today over at Mohawk Homescapes blog, but here's a few things that caught my eye... This sweet DIY décor from Our Thrifted Nest! She had me at scrabble tiles... This delish classic Reuben Dip from Community Table... yummy! Pop over to Mohawk Homescapes for more recipes, décor, and … [Read more...]