I am originally from a small town in Georgia. My family has been in that area for generations. My parents are aging, and I find myself down there more and more these days. My sister and I are now the third generation to take care of my grandparents farmhouse. My grandfather built the house and moved his family in in 1937. The house is … Read More The Farm
Wow! There are some great things going on to help you start your Christmas right!! Here’s a list of my favorites around town for the holidays! Top of my list is Tree Elves!! This wonderful service combines two of my favorite things – Kind of Pops and Christmas trees! Purchase a Christmas tree online. Included in the basic purchase is the tree with a … Read More Favorite Christmas Ideas in Atlanta
I can’t believe it’s already November!! I moved to a condo in the city from a big, rambling suburban house in the summer of 2015. While in the suburbs, my career was part time. Now that I’m in the city with less responsibilities, I’ve upped my career to full time and am loving it! So now that it’s the end of the year, I’m … Read More Condo Mom
Now that I have your attention, let me start this article by saying that he is one of my favorite artists ever! Most of his crazy ideas and attitudes are why I like him so much! He definitely had a way of looking at the world that was extremely counter-cultural! From his family life, the way he decorated, painted, and dealt with his neighbors, … Read More Monet was a Hippie!
I just finished watching a great video from a wonderful blog called Thriftdiving that made me ponder. I have also heard comments from friends who complain that Pinterest and blogs like mine make them feel bad. This makes me really sad. Homes were designed for warmth and shelter from the elements, and a safe place to gather with loved ones. When I think of home, … Read More Let Go of House Envy
As part of my house addiction, I love reading books on architecture and decorating. I get at least one good idea from every book, sometimes many more. It’s interesting to see how people’s career’s start and what makes them stand out from the crowd. Here are some of my favorites: The House in Good Taste by Elsie de Wolfe Glass on my table, … Read More Great Reads for the House Addict