Oh how I love a celebration!! I also love shopping Wayfair.com. Today I have combined my two passions for some hot picks for a cool 4th of July Celebration.
Paint your own Rustic Painted American Flag with this simple Step-by-Step Tutorial using paint pens. It is a Pottery Barn Knock Off project. I love to browse the high end stores like Pottery Barn and West Elm for decorating ideas I can knock off.
easy recipe idea for the 4th of July – Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
Our Summer Solstice Fete for Two occurs each year on June 21, when the sun is directly above the Tropic of Cancer. Celebrating 16+ hours of sunlight is a Florida ritual for HIMself and me. This year we enjoyed a berry dessert and cool cocktails by the lake at days end. Wayfair invited me to share my Summer Solstice traditions and […]
You have to want ‘it’ more than you want food. ‘It’ can be health. ‘It’ can be thin. ‘It’ can be looking hot in skinny jeans. Weight loss has to be for YOU!
Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks. I am a fan of organic cleaning. I love, love, love to use the power of steam in my home, car, grill…everywhere.
Today we had St. Patricks’s Day afternoon tea on the lanai!!I love my Irish tea set from Galway. What a beautiful tablescape this set creates. Galway is where my Grandfather’s family hails from, so it just feels good to sip from these cups. St. Patrick’s Day Afternoon Tea Tablescape I laid an Irish linen tablecloth over the […]
We are moving toward the edge of what’s possible here at C8C. Check back often to see what’s new. From today forward, Monday’s will almost always be about DIY style ideas and resources. DIY makes my heart sing…I love creating something from nothing or something for less than I can buy it in a store. […]
This is a sponsored post as part of the Tide Oxi Blogger Challenge by P&G. #TideThat #BrightIdeas All opinions are 100% my own. The Ghosts of Furniture PastTM Epic Fail for Me! I have to admit a mistake. I purchased this beautiful antique pie safe several years ago in Georgia. I was thrilled with it, but was not so savvy in […]
I have always loved color. From my wardrobe to my decorating style, color makes a statement for me. How then did I end up with a blah bedroom? This Wayfair Homemaker was compensated with a gift card to add a pop of color to her bedroom. I fixed it with a beachy spin of the color […]
Gluten Free Blueberry Orange Cake is surprisingly moist with a dense texture and a good hint of orange flavor. It is melt-in-your-mouth good! It is adapted from recipes found on Premeditated Leftovers.
A handmade Christmas is such a blessing for me. Creating something from nothing makes my heart sing. I created some Felt Christmas Trees from Recycled Wool Sweaters a few years ago. I often search through thrift stores for items to repurpose. This year I have scored some great finds for holiday crafting projects. I often find […]
The Grateful Table Setting Theme. Counting my blessings has been a daily activity for me this year. One by one, I listed what brought joy and happiness into my life. Planning, gathering, and laying The Grateful Table Setting brings all that and more. The cotton harvest inspired me this year. HIMself and I gathered two bags cotton in October as we wandered through Georgia on a road trip. I knew it would become part of our Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. So cotton was used throughout the decor.
Cable news, good idea on paper, has morphed into a format, which now delivers more opinion than fact. Everything is termed ‘breaking news.’ Therefore, nothing is breaking news, nor is it actually news. It is opinion about the news, driven by the need to sell advertising.