Fall in the Foyer

Finally Friday!  I had two glorious furlough days early in the week and it was great to catch up on a few things around the house and put some finishing touches on my fall decor.   I sure do love to have a day or two to just piddle around the house every so often... :)  We've got a super busy weekend ahead celebrating my MIL's 80th birthday, a houseful of guests, soccer games, and other to-do's, but the weather will be awesome and we intend to … [Read more...]

House Tour: My Foyer (for now!)

Earlier in the summer when I photographed my family room for my Home Tour, I snapped a few pics of my foyer at the same time.  With so many gloomy rainy days, it was a challenge to get a day of decent lighting, so I seized my moment!   I'm sharing them today, even though they're not the best quality.  Think it's time for a better camera and maybe a photography lesson or two? :)  I'll be adding to these as lighting and photography savvy … [Read more...]

From Our Home to Yours… Merry Christmas

Dear friends,  my preparations are finished...  come on in. Into my foyer... Then peek into my dining room...       Then pop into my kitchen...       Into the family room... where our blended family stockings are hung... Where we added an ornament from our NYC trip... and one in memory of sweet Kaely, whom we lost in … [Read more...]

Shut The Front Door! {Going Bold}

Well, I did it.  It's been on my to-do list since last summer.  Actually longer than that!  I just didn't articulate it until last summer. :-)  See how I get around my to-do list being too monstrous?  Think about projects, just don't SAY they need to be done.  Ha! Anyway, I was stumped on a color.  I loved the look of black interior doors... Source: lookbook.elledecor.com via Heidi on Pinterest   And of course, there is the … [Read more...]