Just for fun, I dug into the blogging archives to see which posts are the All-Time favorites! Be sure to check out the Viewers Choice: Best of the Best Blog Posts 2016 too. If you missed these oldies but goodies now is your chance to check it all out without having to search around. All-Time Fav Furniture Before & Afters This custom painted French farmhouse style dining table is #1. The black paint finish sure is sharp and has a sleek modern vibe that feels warm and inviting. Click on- Before and After Black Farmhouse Dining Table This next one…. Whew.… View Post

Just like last year, I’m fashionably late with sharing a look back at the best blog posts from the previous year, and you know what? I’m okay with that. So what if it’s two days into 2017 and I’m taking the time to regroup, assess, and prioritize personal and blog goals for 2017! The past five months have gone by so quickly that it’s time for a breather. If you’re feeling the same way, welcome to the tribe! We are slow and steady planners who like to have a well thought action plan. Alrighty, lets have a look see at… View Post

Happy October Here in Anchorage, just a few hundred miles from the Arctic Circle, the trees are nearly bare of leaves. The air is crisp during the day. The evenings are downright chilly. Each morning, we wake to frost glittering all across the city and the snow steadily creeps and inches its way down the mountains. Any day now, the ground will be covered in billowing clouds of white and the dark of winter will be upon us. For now, we are enjoying the last bit of daylight and basking in the final days of sunshine. [bctt tweet=”Merry October! Enjoy… View Post

Happy Third Day of Fall! Have I told you that we have been in the fall season since the first or second week in August? Yep. We get seasonal changes early here in Alaska. We’ve already had temps dropping into the freezing range, crazy wind storms, and lots of rain. Now we have snow-capped mountains, otherwise, known as Termination Dust. Winter is just a few short weeks away and pumpkins just barely made their way onto store shelves. A few weeks ago after the passing of loved ones, I had a difficult time trying to decorate or blog or find… View Post

I’ve been working on  DIY furniture project that I’ve over the past couple of weeks. It’s a makeshift hutch. Have you ever looked for a special little something for a certain spot and after a number of years –maybe ten- been frustrated with not finding exactly what you’re looking for? This is the story of my life up here in Alaska. In these parts, we aren’t exactly known for our amazing antiques or French inspired furniture. Hashtag- The Struggle is Real! I’ve been sharing glimpses of this little DIY project in Snaps and on Instastories. If you want the down and… View Post