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How to Decorate a Cocktail Bar for Fall
Day 10 of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating: How to Decorate a Cocktail Bar for Fall Nothing says Fall quite like a piece of apple
A Hot Dog Dinner on Everyday China
Day 9 – Cooking for Two with Chili My first memory of eating a hot dog is at a Middle School, Sunday School cookout. I
Decorating with Unique Finds
Day 8 of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating Decorating with unique finds takes dull and drab to smart and fabulous. Putting the things we love
Mixing Metals in Your Home
When I was growing up, mixing metals in your jewelry was a NO-NO! If your earrings were gold and the buckle on your belt was
Decorating: Master Bathroom Vanities
Day 6 of 31 Days of Decorating Tabletops: Master Bathroom Vanities If an updated bathroom with bowl sinks and antique furnishings is not in the budget
Creating a Focal Point on Tabletops
We have now reached Day 5 of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating. Being intentional about our decorating helps keep order and gives meaning to our rooms. One
Autumn Tablescapes of Favorite Bloggers
Day 4 of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating Last week I participated in an Autumn Tablescape Blog-hop. Some of my sweet blogging buddies were published
Day 3 – Rules of Decorating Tabletops
My favorite decorating rule is that it’s ok to break the rules of decorating! My whole house is, therefore, filled with broken rules. But, just
Day 2: Decorating to Take Your Breath Away
It’s day two of 31 Days of Tabletop Decorating! The focal point of this vignette is the Tarkay painting hanging above the sideboard in our
31 Days of Tabletop Decorating
Every October for the last 3 years, I have participated in a 31 Day Writing Challenge. This year I’m offering 31 days of tabletop decorating
Hockey Sweater Fashion
On a recent trip to Toronto, Canada, I learned that in the early days of hockey, jerseys were called sweaters, because they were actually sweaters.
A Giggle A Day
We laugh a lot in my family. It’s amazing the things we can turn into something funny. And once one family member laughs at something,
Autumn Tablescape Blog Hop
Here’s another week of fun tablescapes organized by Chloe Crabtree with Celebrate and Decorate! It is such an honor to be a part of this
Life is Too Short to Drink Cheap Wine
A year ago, 007 and I used to drink cheap wine. Then we visited Oregon and discovered from a wine tour guide that there really is
7 Fall Fashion Tips from Fabulous After 40
Deborah Boland is an influential style blogger and certified image consultant with The Association of International Image Consultants International. As a Leading Style Expert for
As Happy as Can Be!
I have a confession to make. I know you all may be a bit shocked by this, especially if you are my age or older.
Is Birmingham Fashion Week to Become Fashion Roadkill?
Picture the scene with Carrie Bradshaw on Sex in the City. She walks confidently down the runway and falls on her face. Her friend Stanley
Think You Hate Beets? So Do I!
I used to hate beets. Then I read a recipe that had walnuts, caramelized onions and goat cheese baked into a beet tart. Guess what?
Never Worry Alone
Let me know how you’re doing, Mama! I have you on my mind this week… It’s funny that as our kids go off to college,
Fashion for Tiger and Tide Fans Galore!
Rah-Rah-Rah Sis Boom Bah! There’s no time to hem and haw! College football season is here at last! In Alabama, we’ll be adding War Damn
My $5 Pillows
These chairs were ugly. I found them on the side of the street. The poor things were abandoned and had no home. They needed a little
Last Days of Summer Tablescape
Hayrides and bonfires are just around the corner, but for now, we are still hanging on to the final days of summer. In honor of
Patchwork Trend for Ladies Over 40
Do you remember the song, Patches? It was written by Clarence Carter. The song tells the story of how a young boy raised on a
How to Keep Cats Out of Houseplants
We have two adorable cats. O’hara came to live with us first and then our vet suggested we get a second cat to keep him