New Paint in Our Kitchen (Finally!)

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  This post is sponsored by HomeRight.  All opinions are my own. One of the things that's been on my to-do list at the MCC House for at least a year is painting the kitchen.  The reason that it's been on the list for so long is that the paint in the kitchen really isn't that bad, so other … [Read more...]

Holiday Decorating: Dining Room and Bedroom

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  This post was sponsored by Home Centric.  All opinions are my own.   Christmas decorating is going on in full force around here!  I used to be a diehard never-decorate-until-the-day-after-Thanksgiving person, but a few years ago I realized that it actually allows me to have a more … [Read more...]

Our Thanksgiving Table (for Four)

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  It's just a little over two weeks until Thanksgiving (what?!) and unlike most years, we're going to be guests rather than hosting a big group at our house.  Part of the reason is that we're still living in our temporary rental cottage, and while it's darling, the dining room only seats … [Read more...]

My Favorite Fall Puffer Vests – On Sale!

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  So, I have always loved vests.  Part of the reason is because we are in the south and often a vest can get me through an entire winter (no overcoat needed), and part of the reason is that I love to layer and a vest is obviously perfect for that purpose. I've spent quite a few hours … [Read more...]

Saying Goodbye to Our Nashville House

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  I mentioned briefly in last weekend's post that we just put our Nashville house on the market.  We moved away in 2013 and have lived in Savannah, North Carolina, and Kansas since then, and while we have had really amazing tenants (a few of them were even "famous," as my daughter says), we … [Read more...]

Laundry Room Closet with DIY Sliding Barn Doors

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  My very talented friend, Ashly, has graciously shared her home with us twice in the past on our holiday home tour. If you missed those posts, here is her 2016 tour and here is her 2017 tour. When I shared her 2017 tour, she had just completed this project in her laundry room, but since I … [Read more...]

How to Clean an Area Rug or Carpet

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  This post is sponsored by Spot Shot® Pet Instant Carpet Stain & Odor Eliminator.  All opinions are my own. If you've followed us for any length of time, then you know that Amy and I are both pet moms. She has two labs and I have a rescued golden retriever and a kitty, and while … [Read more...]

Our Trip to the Biltmore

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If you read Amy's Friday post and have been following us on Facebook and Instagram this week, then you know that Amy and I were able to enjoy a quick getaway to the Biltmore in Asheville, NC. We've been privileged to work with the folks at Balsam Hill for several years now (see two of our previous … [Read more...]

A Casual Fall Table

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Amy and I are just getting home from two fun days at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC (more on that soon).  Today I'm digging out a bit and wanted to share a few photos of our fall table with you. If you saw Amy's beautiful fall table in this post, then you won't be surprised that I'm … [Read more...]

Friday Favorite Finds

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  Happy Friday, everyone!  Yesterday was incredibly windy and rainy here in North Carolina as the remnants of Hurricane Michael passed through. Schools were closed yesterday and today as several of our county schools are without power still, but we weathered the storm safely at the MCC … [Read more...]

Touches of Fall in the Living Room

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    This post is sponsored by HomeGoods and we are proud to be HomeGoods ambassadors.  All opinions are my own. Fall is one of my favorite seasons, although here in the South we're often well into October before we start to feel any sort of chill in the air!  That doesn't stop … [Read more...]

Tuesday Free For All

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  Because some days I just don't have my act together enough to share anything "finished" in my house, today I'm showing you my home office/kitchen table and how it would look most days if you dropped by: I'd also share my piles of laundry (dirty, clean-but-needing-to-be-folded, and … [Read more...]

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