Dining room lighting update

I’ve been wanting to update my dining room lighting since we bought this grand ol’ home in 2010. Lighting plays such a big part in the overall ambiance of a room! And as a complete ambiance geek, it was making me a little cuckoo. If you’re new around here, our home is a 1908 Craftsman…

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My (Almost) Spring Centerpiece

I know, I know, you’re thinking it’s a bit early for Spring anything, right? Actually, it’s not necessarily a Spring centerpiece, it’s just a lighter, fresher centerpiece than what I had, that happens to feature flowers, so let’s just go with it. :-) I love Winter, I look forward to it all year long. In…

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Holiday Overwhelm

As I’m sitting down to write this, I confess I’m feeling stressed. My to-do-list to get my home ready to host Thanksgiving for my family is a mile long and I’m running out of days to work on it. I’m not a procrastinator, there have been a few (very important) things that have delayed my…

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Company’s comin’

I’m curious, do you regularly invite guests (friends, family or acquaintances) over for a meal? Or even a game night? We have lived in our house for nearly eight years and outside of holidays I can count the times on one hand that we have entertained. Ugh.. I hate to admit that out loud. I…

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Easy Spring Centerpiece

Winter is fading into history and Spring is… springing! Living in the ¬†desert southwest, Spring happens earlier for us. The temps start to rise and blooms start appearing while most of the country is still under snow. We are fortunate that way but our Summers are HOT. So… there’s that. :-) But for now, we…

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Three Gorgeous Folded Dinner Napkins

Dress up your holiday table with my very own pocket square napkin fold.

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