Turning Lemons Into Lemonade 

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade and add a splash of “something something” if you like”. 😋 Me Just Some Hiccups! Target’s Studio McGee Midway chair was a beast to assemble. Everything was going well, until I got to the second chair. Due to the front leg being bent, the frame would not connectContinue reading “Turning Lemons Into Lemonade “

Design on a Dime or Close to It!

“If you love something it will work. That’s the only rule.” Bunny Williams The title of this blog just popped in my head. Moments later, I realized the title is from the HGTV 2013 tv show that was on the air for thirty-one seasons. WOW! Design-on-the-Dime Season 11 episode 2 featured a “Tropical Patio” renovationContinue reading “Design on a Dime or Close to It!”

It’s Been a Merry COVID Christmas!

Holiday Mantra: maintain traditions, create memories, and adjust to new environment. ….. to the best of my ability – — Me. YUP, COVID-19 has hit my home! I knew too many people who have contracted COVID and thank God they recovered. Now, my daughter who is vaccinated contracted COVID. Trust me this is not aContinue reading “It’s Been a Merry COVID Christmas!”

“It Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving…”

“Having a place to go is home. Having someone to love is a family. Having both is a blessing.” Farah Merhi It twas the night before Thanksgiving and we are all in the house. I’m cooking bacon in the oven (trying to prepare Succotash’s, Washington, DC, deviled eggs that has hints of bacon) and WOOFContinue reading ““It Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving…””

Simply Marvelous! A Room for a Young Woman

“What is a Good Parent? A good parent strives to be the best they can be. Along their journey of parenthood, they make mistakes, admit their mistakes then dust themself off and try again.“ My revision to everythingmom.com definition of a “What is a Good Mother?” I have so many projects going on that I’mContinue reading “Simply Marvelous! A Room for a Young Woman”

HOLY MOLY! A Glammed-out Fall Decor 

“Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun!“ Mary Lou Cook Feeling good and ahead of schedule with decorating my home for one my favorite seasons, fall and my other favorite is Spring.  I love the fall colors and seeing my lawn colored with leaves 🍃 🍁🍂. This year,Continue reading “HOLY MOLY! A Glammed-out Fall Decor “

Restoration Hardware – Splurge or Save

“Treat yourself like royalty!” Dr. Howard Murad Have you ever browsed through a furniture catalog or admired a decorated room and wondered I would love a room like that in my home or “WOW! What does a room like “that” cost?” Well, I had those same thought and question when I laid my eyes onContinue reading “Restoration Hardware – Splurge or Save”

Pillows are Going to be the Death of Me!

“There’s no pillow as soft as a clear conscience.” Glen Campbell Okay, this quote has nothing to do with the subject of this blog. Since, I’m writing about pillows, there is nothing wrong with a little pillow positivity. 😋 Pillows are going to be the “death of me” (that is such a horrible phrase; whoContinue reading “Pillows are Going to be the Death of Me!”

My Strange Addiction – Coffee Stations

As you may know, my passion for wine has been replaced with coffee. If you haven’t already done so, I encourage you to check out my Nespresso blog on my obsession with Nespresso coffee. Every time I enter my kitchen and see my coffee stations, I am filled with joy. Plus, the addition of freshContinue reading “My Strange Addiction – Coffee Stations”