My Favorite Pesto

Today I want to share with you one of my favorite pesto recipes of all time.  It is right out of a restaurant in Asheville, North Carolina.  If you ever get a chance to travel to Asheville, you won't be disappointed.  Nestled in between rolling hills and mountains is downtown Asheville, and as you roam the streets, the food options are endless. … [Read more...]

Clean Room Clean Air

Did you know today is National Clean Up Your Room Day? Yep!  It sure gets me excited too, because I love it when all of the rooms are clean, vacuumed and fresh. Don't you? It gave me a huge excuse this morning to tell the boys to make their beds and tidy up before leaving for school. It also gets me giddy walking down the hallway when the … [Read more...]

An Accent Wall Surprise

***An Accent Wall Surprise*** Do you ever look at Luxury Hotels and wish one day you could stay there?  I imagine myself wrapped up in a cushy robe,  laying in a cozy bed with lush bedding,  enjoying the posh interior while looking through floor to ceiling glass doors onto the balcony.   Looking through the doors the crash of the ocean waves hit … [Read more...]

Guest Bedroom Inspiration

I still can't believe we are nearing the end of January.  How the heck did that happen?  I've broken just about every resolution this year already!  What about you?  One of my resolutions last year was to finish my guest bedroom, so I thought why not tackle it this year?  Ha!  Seriously though, it's going to get done.  This year... this … [Read more...]

It’s All About The Lighting

***This is a sponsored post partnering with Parrot Uncle Lighting - all ideas and opinions are my own.* Moving into a new house, old or new, there is always decorating challenges.  Paint colors are always on the top of the list... flooring, furniture, appliances... the list goes on.  BUT, lighting is definitely the jewel of a room.  One area … [Read more...]

Grandma’s Banana Bread

There must be a secret with grandmas. They have the best no-fail recipes, they cook like pro chefs, and are always there to put it on the table with a smile. Simply, they are magicians in the kitchen. That brings me to my grandma.  She is 93 years old and is one of the coolest women I know. She's an amazing cook, but most importantly, she is … [Read more...]

Easy Christmas Garland

***Easy Christmas Garland*** Are you ready for next week?  It's Christmas already, and if you are anything like me, you still have shopping to do, Christmas cards to send, and cookies to make.  Okay, where the heck did all the time go?  Every year it's a mystery how Christmas day sneaks up on me. The kiddos are going to be out of school and what … [Read more...]

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