I Can’t Resist…An Occasional Chair

There's just something about a simple chair.  An "occasional" chair that by design and definition is a versatile furnishing in your home. I was looking through some vignettes I've pinned over the last several months and a common theme emerged...   Source: allumerdecor.blogspot.com via Heidi on Pinterest Source: ramblingrenovators.blogspot.com via Heidi on Pinterest Source: forevercottage.blogspot.com via Heidi on … [Read more...]

Friday Eye Candy

Hi gang!  I'm rubbing elbows with all kinds of talented blogger-DIY types at Haven today -- woo hoo!!  Hopefully I'll have my wits about me enough that I'll have things to share next week (i.e. photos, nuggets of wisdom, etc).  The way my brain has been lately... well, let's hope for the best! :-) Anyhoo, I just had to share a few more pictures from our weekend at Lake Rabun.  The hydrangeas were in full bloom all around the lake and my … [Read more...]

Where We Were {Lake Living}

We love the laid-back lifestyle up at the lake.    And our aunt's house is full of the homiest touches with that prop-your-feet-up feel.  Here's a taste of where we were last weekend... Yes, that's the hubs doing a back flip off the boat house.  Great way to refresh oneself! And yes, I've been playing with PicMonkey again -- love that site! I'll be sharing more of the lake later this week and showing you my front porch … [Read more...]

Rainy Monday…

It's a rainy Monday in Georgia and I'm digging out from under a fabulous weekend at the lake with my husband. :-)  Nice problem to have, no? I have some fun posts coming your way about life at the lake and today you get a sneak peek.  I also got a little motivated when I downloaded all my photos to give PicMonkey a try.   The collages are a great way to share LOTS of photos (and I have LOTS to share!). Back with more tomorrow! … [Read more...]

Here and There

What a fun day!    My Moss and Burlap Wreath is being shared over at A Dust Bunny Life today.  You'll love this site --  KariAnne and Kelly highlight easy peasy DIY projects daily and share some hoot-n-holler pod casts about decorating, crafting, and living the "dust bunny life"... check these gals out! And you can also find me at Fancy Little Things today sharing gift ideas for Dads and Grads.  Come visit and share your own ideas!  I'm … [Read more...]

I Can’t Resist… A Great Sale {and This Entertaining Tip!}

Remember this Lovely from Avolli.com and a previous I Can't Resist...?She can be yours for 55% off!!  Yes, Tricia is continuing her Early Retirement Sale by offering 55% off her entire inventory until June 30th.  She still has some incredible heirloom quality pieces left if you're looking for an investment, plus some wonderfully affordable artwork and accessories.  How about these pillars for $67.50 each??Head to Avolli.com for … [Read more...]

A Girl Can Dream Right? {Inspiration}

Well, gang,  I'm whooping it up in NYC right now, so I wanted to share some gorgeous homes from our weekend getaway LAST weekend to Lake Rabun, Georgia (I know, I get around, right?).  El Presidente and I spent some time boating and marvelling at how many properties on the lake are for sale right now.So we did what every other aspiring lake house owner would do... took pictures!{This one's not for sale... it's where we hang by … [Read more...]

Lake Rabun Living

The hubs (aka El Presidente) enjoyed a wonderful anniversary weekend on Lake Rabun.  Rabun is one of the man-made Georgia Power lakes in the mountains of North Georgia, about 2 hours northeast of Atlanta (click HERE for more about the lake).  We're so blessed to have a fairy godmother/aunt who graciously hosts us periodically... and we enjoy her hospitality every chance we get!  In fact, we got married there June 10, 2006 and quite … [Read more...]