Choosing the Perfect White Paint Color

You know how we avoid giving young children too many choices so that they don’t become overwhelmed? Well, that’s exactly the way I feel about choosing the perfect paint color – especially the perfect white paint color! Hundreds (maybe thousands) of colors available from each manufacturer…

Design Inspiration: Adding Rustic & Vintage Doors

Happy Friday! Today I’m sharing one of my favorite design elements of late – rustic and vintage doors. I think this is a great feature to incorporate, even if your taste leans more towards a modern look and less like a Fixer Upper “farmhouse” style.  A…

The Wednesday Wine List~SketchBook~Cabernet Sauvignon

Looking for a Cabernet Sauvignon with a smooth and well balanced finish?  Try this one!  This wine from Mendocino County, California is just lovely.  It has a wonderful deep ruby color and sports lush, dark berry flavors with just a hint of cedar and chocolate. This dry and full bodied…

Master Closet Organization: Small Purses & Clutches

I’ve been meaning to share an update on all of the decluttering and organization I’ve been working on in my master closet, but as you know sometimes life gets in the way.  My intentions were to tackle everything in a single weekend back in January, but…

Slow Cooker Deconstructed Chicken Pot Pie

I bought myself a new slow cooker. I have had one for quite some time that I rarely use basically for two reasons: 1. It has a traditional crockery insert, therefore if you need to sear or brown anything you have to do that in a separte pan on the…

Gallery Wall Inspiration for Home Office

One project that’s on my to-do list for updating my home’s decor is to create a gallery wall in my office. I’ve had the same three black and white Ansel Adams landscape prints hanging there for several years now and I’m…

Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese With Tomato Preserves

Have left overs from the cheese platter at your Super Bowl party?  I’ve got an idea for you.  I made this easy weeknight grilled cheese dinner after the Holidays back in January. I used the leftover cheeses from the endless parties, get-togethers, and celebrations that always call…

The Wednesday Wine List ~ Whispering Angel Rose’

I’m dedicating this Wednesday Wine List to Valentine’s Day coming up and all things pink. I just recently re-discovered this absolutely lovely Rose’.  I have enjoyed this wine before and honestly, I had forgotten how wonderful it is.  First, it’s from Provence…

What the Heck is Hygge Anyway?

Are you familiar with the term hygge? I’ve been seeing this word (pronounced hoo-gah) all over the internet lately, and just heard it referenced by one of my favorite guilty pleasures, The Ladies of London show on Bravo. I was quite intrigued and did a little research…

Bison Stuffed Jumbo Shells For Your Super Bowl Menu

I’ve found a great party dish just in time for the Super Bowl!  I can’t believe it’s already time for the big game.  I’m not that big of an NFL fan but my boys love about every competitive sport known to man…

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