Fall in August

“Fall is Proof That Change is Beautiful!” – Anonymous Yes, it is August and Fall is on the brain. I blame it on the wet, humid and swampy weather. As soon as the weather hit 80 degrees in August that was my sign. Time for Fall!  Quick Question:  Am I the only one that buysContinue reading “Fall in August”

Bites and Bubbly

“It’s not that diamonds are girl’s best friend, but it’s your best friends who are your diamonds.” by Gina Berreca Daughter: “Is it okay to have my friends over to celebrate the new deck; nothing big, just some small bites and bubbly.” Preparation Our own personal flower gallery. The aromas are amazing! The Details SoContinue reading “Bites and Bubbly”

“Wrench, Where Have You Been All My Life!”

Find Joy in the Little Things! I heard it from somewhere This blog is a continuation to Am I Delusional? The Great Design Idea. If you haven’t read it, CHECK IT OUT! Hampton Bay Outdoor Dining Set Assembling Time! As you can see from my smile, the table assembly was a breeze. Design Plan “Wrench, whereContinue reading ““Wrench, Where Have You Been All My Life!””

Am I Delusional? The Great Design Idea

The Great Design Idea There is always something, Goodness! 🙄 I have these great design and decor ideas for my patio. Just like that, realization hit that the size of my patio does not match the image in my head. 😑 Imagine a warm, not too hot, summer day, surrounded by family and friends. EveryoneContinue reading “Am I Delusional? The Great Design Idea”

Everything is in the Details

“It’s the little things that make life Wonderful!” Anonymous Time to place the finishing touches on my screen porch. OH MY GOODNESS! HomeGoods’ potpourri smells Heavenly! I want my home engulfed in this scent; for now, I will settle for the screen porch and the family room. I am, surprisingly, satisfied with this tablescaping. TheContinue reading “Everything is in the Details”

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!”

2021 Moments in a Flash!

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot” Michael Altshule If you are following me on Instagram, you know I have started 2022 with a BANG! I could not help myself; I had to take a breather and capture my 2021 special moments. My 2021 Moments ♥️ Be Safe Everyone!Continue reading “2021 Moments in a Flash!”

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!”

My Cozy Guest Room

Houseguests should be regarded as perishables: leave them out too long and they go bad. Erma Bombeck Every morning, I come downstairs to my cozy guest room and I immediately feel at peace. The soft neutrals brings a sense of calmness.  A Faux Pau? Bedside Tables So I am creeping (more like stalking) on SteveContinue reading “My Cozy Guest Room”