Simply on Sunday

Happy Sunday, friends! I have a big day today...after church, I'm helping my daughter and her friend make flan to take to school tomorrow (they've been studying South America in geography), AND my son wants red velvet cupcakes for his 15th birthday.  Clearly I'll be wearing my apron and doing … [Read more...]

Fall Living Room and Dining Room

I've kept my fall decorating minimal this year; we've been so busy that I haven't done as much as I usually do.  I'm going to do more, especially since we're hosting Thanksgiving, but I've decided just to do it at my own pace and not stress about what I "should" be doing. I mixed metals on the … [Read more...]

{Amy’s} Fall Home Tour

  Apparently it's the last day of summer so I thought I would share a few fall shots from around our house to kick off the season.  I have had several projects going on that required some "Fall" images so I pulled them together into a quick, seasonal decor post.  Our temperatures really … [Read more...]

Spring Open House: Heather from Southern State of Mind

  Happy weekend everyone! We're back today with another fabulous home in our Spring Open House series. Today we have one of our Pretty Preppy Party co-hostesses, Heather from Southern State of Mind. Heather is truly talented at making her home look high-end on a budget. We know you'll just … [Read more...]

Built-in Bookshelves from IKEA Billy Bookcases–How to do it.

{Don't forget to enter our giveaway for a HomeRight FinishMax Pro sprayer, it would make the painting for a project like this go much faster :) } I showed off these fabulous shelves my Dad recently built for us in this post HERE... and showed them once I decorated and styled them in this post … [Read more...]

Welcome to the Spring Open House: The Heathered Nest

  {We'd love for you to enter our giveaway for a HomeRight FinishMax Pro HERE}.   Today we bring back our Spring Open House series {You can see the homes from last year HERE}. You've already seen her featured several times as a favorite via our Pretty Preppy Party and we loved her … [Read more...]

Our New House in North Carolina!

If you're a regular reader, then you know that we're moving AGAIN next month.  If you're not a regular reader, then here's the quick background:  my husband is a career Army officer (20+ years) and we move every 1-3 years for his job.  Since we started this blog 4-1/2 years ago, my family has lived … [Read more...]

A Mini Home Tour for Spring

  I thought I'd show you some of the spring touches I've added to the house over the last few weeks. It's been warm here in Savannah for quite awhile--I'm wearing flipflops already!     It is still raining quite frequently, so my rainboots hardly ever make it back into the … [Read more...]

Amy’s New Home Tour

After almost a year of updating to make this home feel like ours I have finally pulled everything together into the requisite "Home Tour".  You can see all the befores and the list of our plans in this post Our New Home: The Befores and our previous coastal lakefront home near the Virginia coast … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House – Christy’s Home at 11 Magnolia Lane (Part 2)

A few days ago, I showed you part 1 of my holiday home tour (you can see that here--it's the kids' rooms and my laundry room).  Today, I'm back for part 2, and I'm not going to write a lot because that's not why you're here, right?! I cut fresh greens from the woods behind our house and added … [Read more...]

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