Just Breathe

Do you enjoy the smell of freshly brewed coffee, cookies in the oven, or how about a scented candle? I do too. I also love the smell of the first rain and enjoy fresh air coming through the open windows Continue reading Just Breathe

February – The Month of Love

Happy February everyone. It’s a new month and a new outlook going forward for me. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so I’m doing my part to spread a little peace and love today. A smile, a compliment, or Continue reading February – The Month of Love

Vintage 1870 Cheesecake

If you’ve visited the Napa Valley you’ve probably passed by the iconic V Marketplace, or if you were fortunate enough, you’ve saved some time from all that wine tasting to stop by for a visit. Originally a winery, in 1968 Continue reading Vintage 1870 Cheesecake

Deck Railing Refresh – What a Difference!

Our deck has gone through several transformations over the years. When we bought the house 20 years ago, the back yard featured a dilapidated deck structure with only one level, broken boards on the skirt, and wisteria gone wild climbing over Continue reading Deck Railing Refresh – What a Difference!

What To Do On A Stormy Weekend

It’s shaping up to be another stormy weekend for much of the country. Do you have plans? Are you  hunkering down with a cup of tea and a good book? Getting your creative juices flowing?  Playing a game or putting Continue reading What To Do On A Stormy Weekend

Organizing – Bullet Journals

Bullet journals have been trending lately. Have you caught the fever? I keep a “bullet journal” of sorts. Are you familiar with them? They are an organizing tool that you can personalize to suit your needs. Search Pinterest or just Continue reading Organizing – Bullet Journals

Jeans After 50 – Do We Dare Wear Them?

Have you seen the articles about not wearing jeans over the age of 50? Are you kidding me???? Apparently there’s a recent British study that claims that those over the age of 52 should skip the jeans. What??? SusanAfter60 blogged about Continue reading Jeans After 50 – Do We Dare Wear Them?

A Gratitude Journal

January, the beginning of a new year -a perfect time to set new goals. Many do. Do you? I wrote about some of my intentions here. With all of the negativism over the last year or so, I decided to Continue reading A Gratitude Journal

Time For Those New Year’s Resolutions

Well, it’s that time of year again, when we all take that 180 degree turn from all of the unhealthy eating, drinking, and parties, to jump start our habits to the promised healthy lifestyle ideals. It’s also the time when Continue reading Time For Those New Year’s Resolutions

Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Special Dishes

Oops!!! I used this sugar and creamer set earlier in the month when I was hosting our Bunco group. They were my mother’s, and I remember her using them a lot for special occasions. I love the dramatic black color Continue reading Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Special Dishes

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