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18 March, 2020

45 Favorite Movies to Watch While You Are Social Distancing

Like many of you, I have made the decision to self-isolate, to distance myself from all except family, trying to avoid the coronavirus. I am in my 60s with high blood pressure so I have to be careful. I am already close to being a homebody so I am hoping that it will not be hard. But I can't watch the news all day...too depressing...and I don't find very much on television that will keep my mind off of our situation. I do have a house full of projects that I have not gotten around to doing and, if the rain will ever stop, I have lots of yard work I can do.  Honestly, I am not a big reader but I have to admit that I am finding comfort in my favorite movies. So to help me have a variety of choices, I made a list. They are generally light-hearted, with some period pieces and lots of romantic comedies and a few that I just love...nothing too heavy-duty for me right now! Some of these I have watched so many times that I almost know them by heart and having them going in the background is comforting. So just in case you are in the same situation, I thought I'd share my list with you.

17 March, 2020

Easy and Inexpensive Wreath for Saint Patrick's Day

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! I’m part Irish, so it’s always fun for me! Sooo…to celebrate, I created this shamrock wreath…so fun and easy to make! It was inexpensive, too, since most of the supplies came from my stash. And…I love that it is not too over-the-top!

08 March, 2020

10 Fun Ways to Add Bunnies to Your Spring Decor

Spring has definitely sprung early here in Georgia and Easter is only a few weeks away! So if you are a DIYer like me, that means it's time to start thinking about getting your craft on! I try not to go overboard and be too cutesy, but for me, it just wouldn't be spring without a few rascally rabbits scattered about! Sooo...I am sharing my ten favorite ways to add those iconic bunnies to your spring décor.

01 March, 2020

7 Ways to Add Spring to Your Door

I have a confession. I pretend that spring arrives on March 1st. That way I get three extra weeks of my favorite season! And no matter what my neighbors think, my spring wreath goes up on my front door! So if you are like me and can't wait for spring to get here, it's time to get your craft on and make your wreath. Here are seven fun and easy ideas!

27 February, 2020

6 Ways to Get Farmhouse Spring Style

I know, I know...it's still February and some of you are still dealing with winter weather...but we are having a beautiful day after weeks of rain here in Georgia, the trees are showing tiny leaves and I am dreaming about spring! And you can have spring indoors already if you wish! For me, just give it a little farmhouse spin and it's perfect! Sooo...I thought I would share a few ideas for adding some farmhouse spring touches to your home using what you may already have on hand, some super-easy DIYs and a few inexpensive additions.

21 February, 2020

A Little Early Spring Antiquing

There are definitely a few sign of spring's imminent arrival here in Georgia...the redbud trees are blooming and the robins have returned. So it's time for a trip to my favorite antiquing spot...the Queen of Hearts Antiques and Interiors in Alpharetta, Georgia where I am sure to find touches of spring for my home!

13 February, 2020

DIY Soup Board Centerpiece

I love changing my centerpieces with the seasons but now that the holidays are over it's always a challenge. It's easy to be creative when fall rolls around and I really enjoy adding Thanksgiving and Christmas touches...but what to do in the middle of winter?

08 February, 2020

Vintage Ironstone and Sweater Hearts Centerpiece

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Valentine CenterpieceI have already shared some ideas for farmhouse Valentine décor and I am continuing in the breakfast room with my centerpiece starring pieces from my vintage ironstone collection and sweater hearts…all gathered up in my bargain Williams Sonoma Outlet woven tray!