The Color That’s Making Me Happy Right Now

There’s a color I’m loving right now. It’s not quite red, not quite orange, and not quite pink. I call it coral, but as we all see colors a bit differently, you may see it as something else. Whatever the name, I’m drawn to it for my house, my closet, even my books. My love […]

Weekend Links: Bookish Edition

Did you know that tomorrow is Independent Bookstore Day? To mark it, here are some bookish links I’ve been saving to share with you. The Best Bookstores in All 50 States. Have you been to yours? I loved this list of ways to read more. I made a note of #3 because my phone is […]

What Gives a House Soul?

“Surround yourself with what you love, so that your house has soul. Collect, don’t decorate.” – Christy Ford Houses are one of my love languages. And while I love a beautifully decorated house as well as the next person, my favorite houses are those with a lot of soul. Houses that give you a real […]

Links Worth Sharing

Happy Friday! Do you have a fun weekend in store? My whole family will be together for Easter, which I’m so happy about. Here are some things I found that I wanted to share with you this week. This tiny cottage has so much style. I think I could be very happy living there, what […]

Book Report: Quick Reviews of What I’ve Been Reading

My New Year’s resolution this year is to read more. Can I tell you how much I’m enjoying it? I’ve read nine books so far in 2019 and I get such a kick out of pinning a new one to this Pinterest board when I’m done. It’s the first thing I do after I’ve finished […]

A Places to Go and Things to Do List

Do you have a bucket list? I have put together lists like these in the past but they felt overwhelming and like too much pressure. Lately, however, I’ve circled back around to this idea and have begun creating a list of things I regularly think and dream about, but in a no pressure kind of […]

Links Worth Sharing

Happy Friday to you! Is it feeling like Spring where you are? My daffodils are up, and I’m waiting on the forsythia bushes to finish blooming so I can bring some branches inside. This picture is from a few years ago. Here’s what I found that I wanted to share with you this week: I […]

What I’ve Been Pinning: Foyers and Entries

There’s something about a warm, welcoming entryway that I find irresistible. I have a board full of them on Pinterest. Here are some of my favorites. I could study this picture from a North Carolina mountain home for hours. I love all the layers: the beams, the sconces, the lantern, the antique chest, and my […]

Chicago: Two Churches, a Wedding, a Library, and Some Amazing Views

We’re just back from four days in Chicago, where we attended the wedding of the daughter of some dears friends of ours. We’re in that stage of life where our friends’ kids and our kids’ friends are getting married. We have ten (!) weddings this year and they all fall into one of those two […]

For the Love of Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Do you celebrate? Parades? Special foods? I’d love to hear. I’ve never paid much attention to St. Patrick’s Day, but when I did my DNA recently I discovered I’m 1/3 Irish! To celebrate I’m sharing a little St. Patrick’s Day love via my love of all things green. I’m looking forward […]