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Personal Growth

A Bench for the Dining Room

Happy April, friends ~ Like many of you with extra home time during the COVID-19 pandemic, our family is embracing the opportunity to tackle projects large and small around the house. Perfect for me because I absolutely love house projects; not so perfect for my long-suffering family. I've ...

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This Isn’t What I Pictured

"When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all uphill..." One of the things we learn early in life is things don't always turn out the way we plan. As a young girl, I received a beautiful, two-foot-high blonde "walking" doll for my birthday. The box ...

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2019: A Few of my Favorite Things

Here we are, the very last day of 2019, and my mind is full of memories, new beginnings, fresh goals, and Favorite Things. What better way to close out the year than to share a few special, enriching things I discovered in 2019? Let's start with something simple, yet wonderful: This NYX ...

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Recovering an Upholstered Barstool Seat

You know you're not keeping all the balls in the air when your upholstered barstool seats are in this condition. But in my defense, at times I actively choose to *bomb* simple things like recovering a barstool seat so I can pursue alternative endeavors in my life which pay greater dividends ...

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Shiplap Your Kitchen Island ~ All By Yourself!

If you've been watching my Instagram stories (ha! ~ can you believe I jumped on that train?) you know I've been tackling big things in our kitchen these last couple weeks.  Big things as in attempting projects I've considered tackling for years but lacked the courage and the conviction to jump ...

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Highlights of My First Haven Conference

My week would not be complete without taking a moment to mention a few highlights (and there were several!) at my first Haven Conference in Charleston, SC. For those not familiar with  Haven Conference, it is a blogging conference designed for the purpose of uniting Home Design/DIY bloggers by ...

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South Carolina: 3 Things I’ve Learned

What a tremendously perfect, overwhelming, enlightening, educational, glorious day.  My mind is whirling from all I've seen, learned, and experienced that it will take days to sort through it all effectively.  It's late here in South Carolina so I must keep this short ~ workshops begin ...

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Part 3: My Bad Attitude…and How I Fixed It

Dear friend, I am so glad you are here reading this post today! I have so many things bubbling over in my heart to share that I pray will resonate and inspire you.  As we journey this path of life together, isn't it often easier to share the happy things, the good days, the successes?  But what ...

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