​Happy July 4th! Today I have a treat for you, my friend Naomi Shaw is sharing few of her favorite outdoor summer activity ideas with ya’ll. I’m so thankful to have her as a guest and am loving her fresh perspective on these classic summer favorites and I know you will too! Summer Activities To Try This Summer As warm and sunny summer days are near at hand, it is time to think of entertaining activities you and your family are going to have. There are so many interesting things… View Post

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… 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… 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… View Post