Goin’ to the Chapel!


I’ve got some very fun news to share with you today! We’re hosting a vintage goods market here in Pike Road, Alabama on October 19th! (Logo by Courtnie at Poppy Pedals!) It’ll take place in what’s technically called “The Meeting House”, but most folks around here refer to it as “The Chapel”: (source) It usually functions […]

One Room, Three Ways – Link Party


I’ve had waaay too much fun dreaming up ideas for our kitchen this week! But like I said, new ideas spring up daily- so who knows what that room will actually end up looking like a year from now! Plus, it seems like once I put something out there “on paper”, I go in a […]

One Room, Three Ways: Kitchen – Way #3


Hi, and welcome to my third and final “One Room, Three Ways” (ORTW) post! Again, here’s a shot of what our kitchen looks like right now: This next idea is also one of the kajillion looks I’ve been having fun dreaming about lately: Again, white-painted cabinets on the stove side of the room, (Torquay) quartz countertops, […]

One Room, Three Ways: Kitchen – Way #2


Hi, and welcome to my second “One Room, Three Ways” (ORTW) post! Again, here’s a shot of what our kitchen looks like right now: The cabinets are currently painted mustard yellow, and they have a chocolate brown glaze on them that you can see when you’re standing up close to them. The backsplash is some […]

One Room, Three Ways: Kitchen – Way #1


Hi, and welcome to my first “One Room, Three Ways” (ORTW) post! Here’s a shot of what our kitchen looks like right now: We just recently painted the walls Benjamin Moore’s “Gray Owl” (lightened by 50%), and we’re hoping to paint the cabinets sometime this Summer or Fall. We still haven’t painted the wall that […]

One Room, Three Ways


My friend, Jennifer, invited me to join in on the ‘One Room, Three Ways’ blog series she’s hosting this week, so I’m excited to play around with some kitchen ideas over the next few days! All the other hostesses will be blogging about how they restyled one room, three different ways on Tuesday, Wednesday and […]

My Day With The Movie Man

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Our visit with Chris Wiegand was so fun! He pulled in verrrrry early Saturday morning, and after he had a few hours of sleep (bless his heart!), he and I ran around and filmed at a few different places thoughtout the rest of the day. (source) It was reeeeeally hot out, but Chris said he was […]

American Blogger Blue


Wow- this week FLEW! Chris Wiegand will be here tonight! I’ve been following along with his travels on Instagram this week, and I can’t wait to see that Airstream come rollin’ down the road! So far, he’s stopped at Mary Beth’s from Annapolis & Company: (@annapolisandco on Instagram) …Kelly’s, from Kelly’s Korner… (@mrskellystamps on Instagram) …and Katie’s, from […]

How To Use Photoshop CS5 and CS6


The Shoot Fly guys have launched another e-training class, so I wanted to share a bit about it here today! Photoshop CS5 is a training class designed for beginners, and is updated to include changes made in CS6. It’s for people who are interested in learning how to use the basics of Photoshop. It’s taught by Nick Drollette and […]

Kitchen Window Sign

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Snapped this yesterday… I guess he thinks our new sign is for him since it’s hanging on one of his favorite windows. Birds, and lizards, and bugs- mmmm!

American Blogger: The Movie


I’m gearing up for an very exciting weekend this week. Filmmaker Chris Wiegand is coming to town! Do you read his wife Casey Leigh’s blog, The Wiegands? Such a great read and fun photos! Unfortunately I won’t get to meet Casey Leigh or the kids on this particular trip, but I am pumped that we’ll get […]

Countertop Series, Part 4 – Quartz

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Hi, and welcome to part 4 of my favorite countertops series! If you’re just jumping into the series today, basically, I’ve been featuring my 6 favorite countertop materials this week, strictly based on the way they look. (No cost break downs or installation instructions here. They make my brain hurt and seem to vary from […]

Countertop Series, Part 3 – Eco By Cosentino


…and because I love the look of concrete countertops, I also love Eco by Cosentino in the color Crystal Ash: Their website says, “ECO by Cosentino is an original product manufactured from 75% recycled materials such as mirror, glass, porcelain, earthenware and vitrified ash. Even 94% of the water used in its manufacturing process is […]

Countertop Series, Part 2 – Concrete


Welcome to part 2 of my favorite countertops series! (Here’s a quick link to part one if you missed it and are interested.) Today’s pick is gray concrete. I love it. I love it. I love it. I know it costs quite a bit if you hire someone to install it, but I just love […]