Family Life

DIY CREATIVE GARDEN MARKERS

In a garden, the plants, vegetables, and flowers usually steal the show. Why not add some art to those natural features? These creative garden markers are both fun and functional – and they are easy to make! Garden markers can…

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…

Creative Teacher Appreciation Ideas

We’ve been back to school for several weeks here in Georgia, but it’s never too late (or too early!) to show your appreciation for your child’s teachers.  As a former teacher and now preschool director myself, some of my fondest…

Dining Al Fresco

Pretty weather just invites divine outdoor dining, doesn’t it?   If you’re looking to maximize your time in the outdoors and enjoy a meal al fresco, you’re not alone.  Outdoor dining ideas and spaces are abundant on Pinterest!  Let’s break it…

Our Pool Makeover Checklist

If these sweltering 90-degree-plus days are any indication, summer is here and stickin’ around! The sun shines brightly, birds are chirping and the warm breeze makes me close my eyes and just breathe it all in. With the summer in…

Curls and Pearls: Vanities Re-imagined

Over the past several years upcycling vintage and antique pieces has emerged as an enduring trend in decor.  This “green” way of furnishing your home has led to the resurgence of the vanity — that traditional mirrored piece of our…