It’s a new year…. Have you packed Christmas yet? Here’s 3 of my fav DIY Christmas storage Ideas that I’ve used for over 20 years!If you haven’t packed your Christmas decor yet, don’t feel bad– neither have I! But that’s par for the course for me. It’s still quite dark here in Alaska so we  keep our  Christmas trees up through January for the extra light & cheer. While packing up decor overtly screaming Christmas at me, I realized that I’ve used a few impressive DIY Christmas storage hacks for over 24-years… View Post

Christmas in the Dining Room Technically, I don’t have a room dedicated to just for dining although I wish I did. We have an open concept floorplan which makes wording a title a little bit tricky.  Saying dining space sounded as ridiculous as saying open concept Christmas dining room decor.  Totally a mouthful, right? Uh yea…. so it’s a dining room and this post is all about how I created an easy Christmas tablescape and decorated this area. This year the decor is no-fuss. The bowl of winter white Christmas ornaments popped into… View Post

<Day 3If you’re arriving from Raising A Farmhouse welcome! I trust you found Summer’s home and unique style every bit as beautiful as I do.You are on Day 3 of It’s A Wonderful House Christmas Home Tours. This week we have 16 fabulous decor bloggers sharing their homes decked for the holidays. If you’re looking for inspiration, you’re in the right spot! We have a variety of styles to share with you.  Now, let’s step into my home and I’ll take your  around the main living area that includes the living room… View Post

  Welcome! Today begins Day 1 of It’s A Wonderful House Christmas Home Tour. This year we have 20 of the best home decor bloggers joining to bring a variety of holiday decor styles right to you!  Whether you enjoy French, Modern, Rustic, farmhouse or something in between, you’ll be inspired and entertained.  Get in your favorite squishy chair, turn on some Christmas jams, and enjoy the beautiful homes headed your way today.  Prime members can tune in here to listen some of my favorite blues and classic Christmas songs on my Amazon playlist.Have… View Post

When you first step inside my home this fun entry is what you’ll see. …….. I have a confession to make. Actually, I have to make two confessions. First, I didn’t really decorate my front porch this year. It was sort of decorated in a basic kind of way. King & Sebastian Best Friends Forever!   Wearing a “Basic Girl” outfit I quickly hung a  fresh cedar pine garland around the frame of the door and stuffed an urn with fresh pine clippings. When I had the time to get… View Post