Category Archives: confessions

vulnerable hospitality

vulnerable hospitality

vulnerableI’ve been thinking a lot about the art of hospitality, probably for the past year. The idea of it. It’s something that southerners pride themselves in, and in our little culture, we run the high risk of becoming walking Stepford Wife stereotypes melded with the fried chicken Church Lady with a dash of Steel Magnolias. Something I find both strangely comforting and terrifying all at the same time.

It’s something I only thought I understood.read more

it only gets better

it only gets better

you_get_better_with_age

“Just so we’re clear,” I announced to anyone who would listen, “I will be celebrating 35, from here on out.”read more

confessions of a total christmas slacker

confessions of a total christmas slacker

forget_to_move_the_elf

I had good intentions, and that counts for something.read more

a good run

a good run

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He chose her that day, at the shelter, because she vaguely reminded him of his childhood dog. -We had a good run, Chloe.read more

the beauty of contrast

the beauty of contrast

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Three simple ways to use it in your home, and why it should be your new best friend.read more

the best apology

the best apology

ctrl+zThe best apology ever, and how I’m working on doing a better job, myself.read more

things I’m too old for this halloween {ghosts of halloweens past}

things I’m too old for this halloween {ghosts of halloweens past}

halloween_ideas

Things I’m too old for this Halloween. And the ghosts of Halloweens past.read more

reboot

reboot

still_water

Because sometimes life can just be icky.read more

tablescape ideas

tablescape ideas

easy_tablescape_ideas

Easy tablescape ideas for the holidays!read more

define your style : finding inspiration with Dutch Boy

define your style : finding inspiration with Dutch Boy

studio_fall_peek

tips and tricks for defining your style + win a great sweepstakes from Dutch Boyread more

tips for choosing hardwood floors

tips for choosing hardwood floors

tips_and_tricks_for_choosing_hardwoods

how to choose hardwoods for your home – a few tips and tricks we learnedread more

confessions of a slow seasonal decorator

confessions of a slow seasonal decorator

living_room_fall_ideas

Another peek at our home in the fall and a few little confessions.read more

a good pair of shoes {part 3}

a good pair of shoes {part 3}

Cinderellas castle

A good pair of shoes – part 3.read more

changes

changes

chloe2

Changes, and a serious question… if you please.read more

design dislikes {your secret super power}

design dislikes {your secret super power}

peg_bundy_leopard1

Because knowing what you won’t do, is the best place to start.read more

the time I sank a pathfinder

the time I sank a pathfinder

mudding_expectation_vs_reality

Because I had to tell my side of the story.read more

home zones : the biggest difference

home zones : the biggest difference

home_zones

the best changes that made the biggest difference.read more

a good pair of shoes {part 2}

a good pair of shoes {part 2}

danger-will-robinson3

How do I follow up winning my husband in a game show dressed as a woman?read more

how to work with rugs

how to work with rugs

how_to_work_with_rugs

a few of our favorite tips for the nervous rug shopperread more

life is like a box of chocolates. and a house.

life is like a box of chocolates. and a house.

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life is a box of chocolates, a house and lots of other things.

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