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  • Behind the Scenes at Kev’s Music Video Shoot

    Howdy friend! I’m excited to share a sneak peek of Kevin’s bands music video here on the blog today! The actual video won’t be fully edited or released for several weeks, but I wanted to document the behind the scenes … Continue reading

    Yard Sale in Birmingham, Alabama and a Linky

    If you live near Birmingham, Alabama, and you aren’t busy this Saturday, come on over to Rhoda’s! We’re having a yard sale together! I’m bringing a trailer full of stuff to sell. Stuff I found in various closets… Benches with … Continue reading

    Backlight Button Boo-Boo

    Remember when we used our video camera to film that crazy car thing that happened the other night? Well, we turned the “backlight” button on while we were filming and I forgot to turn it off before we shot the … Continue reading

    Breakin out the brush. Again.

    So, my Mom got us some great-looking bedding for our birthday’s this year… (Yes, we’re 36 years old and we still get excited about birthday presents. Especially when they involve several pieces of our first, real grown up bedding emsemble.) … Continue reading

    We’re baaaaack!

    We arrived home from Tybee Island around 9 o’clock last night, and the CREEPIEST thing happened as we walked in and out of the side door of our house. And because I thought maybe it would be less creepy if … Continue reading

    Ashli’s Maillardville Manor Mudroom

    Well, we’re almost ready to pack it up and head back to ‘Bama, so while we make our way home- here’s another incredible “before and after” we thought you might like to check out!Meet Ashli… Meet Ashli’s super cute blog… … Continue reading

    Emily’s Neutral Nursery

    Hey friend! We’re still workin’ away here at the feature house on Tybee- so today we’re showcasing another fabulous “before and after” here on the ol’ bloggity-blog. It’s from a friendly reader named Emily whose nursery was a big hit … Continue reading

    "Holiday with Matthew Mead" Contest

    Back in March, amidst the release of his premiere issue of Flea Market Style magazine, celebrity lifestyle and entertaining expert, Mr. Matthew Mead, was kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to write a Foreword for my … Continue reading

    Tybee Island – Day One

    Greetings from Tybee Island! We pulled into town around 2:30 yesterday, and we’ve been go, go, going ever since! First up on our agenda was “The Last Song- Flip Flop Red Carpet Premiere Party” at the YMCA. The entire movie … Continue reading

    Reading Room Ceiling Re-do (Part One)

    Here’s what’s been happening in the reading room over the past couple of days… Next up- crown molding and the new light fixture.I can’t wait! I’ll be back soon with more photos and video of it all put together. In … Continue reading

    Decorating with Flea Market Finds

    As we continue to ready the reading room, our friend Jennifer is sharing a guest post here on our blog today. She is a super talented lady and we’re so excited to have her!Her topic- Decorating with Flea Market Finds.(My … Continue reading

    Blissdom 2010

    Last month I entered a writing contest about “Living Life to the Fullest“, and because of YOU, I got to do just that at the Blissdom Conference in Nashville this past weekend! You guys are amazing, and I am so … Continue reading

    Houzz Ideabook- Lodge Love: 7 Ways to Land the Look

    Every couple of years, Kevin and I visit a charming little cabin that sits atop a woodsy mountain ridge in northern Alabama… The place we visit is called Bear Creek Log Cabins. It’s about three hours from our Lettered Cottage. … Continue reading

    Coastal Living – December 2009

    This months Coastal Living magazine is one of my absolute all time favorites! It’s chock full of gorgeous and inspiring photos. I will definitely be referring to these next Christmas… The December issue also spotlights an artist by the name … Continue reading

    Christmas Craft Ideas 2009 – Part One

    Over the past couple of weeks I’ve become a firm believer that decorating for the holidays doesn’t have to cost a fortune. There are plenty of free and inexpensive materials out there to play with, and adding even the simplest … Continue reading

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