The Big Reveal of a Big Girl Room (Take 2)

Last July my youngest daughter turned 5.  Five is a pretty big deal.  After all, you get to hold up all 5 fingers on one hand when someone asks your age.  And because 5 is such a grand birthday I told … Continue reading

A Reflection on Round Top

Earlier this month my mother and younger sister attended Round Top….without me.  Sadly, I just couldn’t make it, so while they were there partaking in the antique and vintage awesomeness while slurping delicious frozen cappuccinos (who knew so much deliciousness could … Continue reading

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Just Say No to Faux: My Family Room Reveal

The time has come for me to finally share the before and after photos of my family room.  Of all the rooms in our house, our family room took the greatest amount of patience.  Here’s why… Are you confused?  I, … Continue reading

My Favorite Things (Part 1)

On multiple occasions I have been asked what are my favorite products to use while fixing up furniture.  The first product which comes to mind is Rub-N-Buff.  Why?  Because it can help you make the most of what you have … Continue reading

Not Your Grandmother’s Antique Mall

For all you mothers out there, do you ever just leave the house (sans kids) to clear your head and get some “me” time?  I know several mothers who do this by going to the gym (not my thing), some … Continue reading

Big Sister’s Room: Before & After

Today is my oldest daughter’s 6th birthday.  I’ve never seen anyone so excited to be able to show how old they are by using TWO hands.  This is big stuff, people!  Don’t you love how such simple things can make … Continue reading

When Santa is away, the Reindeer will Play

First, I have writers block and for some reason can’t come up with a clever title for this entry, so the one listed above is compliments of my husband.  He is currently giggling and very proud of himself.  He also … Continue reading

My Mother’s Daughter…

…Yes, that would be me.  Since I started this blog I have mentioned my mother’s influence several times.  Is this a good thing?  Absolutely!  My mother is loving, kind and above all a strong woman of faith.   I admit, I … Continue reading