A House, A Home

Fireplace Decor

Happy fall! Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to start thinking about cooler weather, warm blankets, and fires in the fireplace. The fireplace is often the focal point of a living room or family room, so make it…

Guest Room Hospitality

Before you know it, it’ll be time for guests to arrive for the holiday season. Is your guest room ready? It’s easy to make your guest room feel welcoming. Here are my tips for creating guest room hospitality in your…

Host a Late Summer Mimosa Bar!

Many people view Labor Day as the end of summer, but the calendar gives us a few more weeks to celebrate the season.  And with the weather cooling slightly as we head into fall, these days are perfect for hosting…

How to Garden in a Small Space

You don’t need a large plot of land to grow a garden. Gardens can be planted in almost any kind of container; on a patio, deck, or driveway; even up a wall! Here are some great ideas for how to garden…

Small Spaces that Live Large

When we moved from our 1969 Cape Cod-style home to a 1929 bungalow, we knew that we were going to have less space. The closets are smaller, the rooms are smaller; people just didn’t have as much stuff back then!…

Living with Color

Farmhouse style has been all the rage lately. Its signature colors are beige, white, and other light neutrals. But what if you prefer something more colorful?   Injecting color into the rooms of your home changes not only the look…

Simple and Safe DIY Essential Oil Candles

There is something just so eternally soothing about the flicker of candlelight.  For centuries, we’ve lingered in its glow.  And more recently, scents have been added to create an even more sensual experience.  Ahhh… there’s not much better than basking…