Lifestyle & Function

Flea Market Tips and Flips

One of my favorite summer activities is prowling around a flea market, antique mall or yard sale.  You never know what treasures you might come across!  I consider it a “green” way to shop and decorate my home by keeping items…

Teacher Appreciation Gift Guide

I can’t believe it—but the school year has come and nearly gone in the blink of an eye! With only a few more weeks left until summer break, now is the perfect time to celebrate your child’s achievements AND the…

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

Summertime 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 down…

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…