I’m all about embracing the softer side of autumn, like what you previously saw in the Fall Home Tour. but…. Fall decor on my front porch is a little bit different…. for no other reason than because it has to be. I live just a couple hundred miles from the Arctic Circle, where. weather conditions include early freezes, windstorms, rain, and now in October, a blanket of white is due any day now. Inclement weather isn’t friendly to fresh pumpkins or flowers so it is pointless to try and force it.  Fifteen years ago this discouraged me until I realized that I had… View Post

Finally, warmer weather is here and I’m able to get some outdoor areas freshened up. Outdoor living areas are a wonderful way to soak up the sun and linger into the evening. Our bloggers brought some fantastic inspiration from their own homes and shared ideas for summer porch decor. A Texan Summer Patio Lisa from the Purple Hydrangea shared her covered patio all decked out for summer with a mix-and-match furniture, bright pops of color, and a handmade sitting bench. The headboard turned bench is quite striking against all the beautiful brick. Charming Handmade Herb Shelf Patti from Old Things… View Post

Welcome to Thursday Favorite Things! In case you are returning after a little siesta from linking up we have made a few changes to our wonderful party. We shortened the name, changed a few rules and we have some new images too. Join us every week as we party and share at the best link party in blog land! If you are new to linking with us, welcome. Each of our hostesses shares features in our own unique way. Be sure to visit your hostesses each week to see the features they lovingly chose to highlight for the week. Each… View Post