Black & White Modern Farmhouse Meets Classic Tudor Style in Arizona

After a couple of weeks in sunny Arizona, it’s home home sweet polar vortex home. Home feels even sweeter since getting here entailed a scary…

Shop the Room: Resource Guide For My Simple Serene Grey …

My last post with the before and after story of our DIY serene Arizona kitchen describes how we customized a cookie cutter, builder-grade kitchen without…

{Before and After} DIY Kitchen Remodel on a Budget: Arizona …

Before and After DIY Kitchen Remodel on a Budget: Arizona Fixer Upper shares the transformation of the kitchen in a second home we bought in…

Arizona Fixer Upper – Where It Began

Almost a year ago, we bought this sweet little Mediterranean style cottage in Arizona to make over into a relaxing getaway, and today I want to…

Personal Reflections January 2013: moments in arizona {BRCA}

My dad took this of me and my sisterswho gathered around my momwho is doing an amazing jobfighting disease withchemo and givingcancer a nicekickinthecrotch.* Here…

Hello Lovely French Farmhouse Living Room & Paint Color Finds

Hello Lovely French Farmhouse Living Room & Paint Color Finds pairs nicely with European country design inspiration HERE. You’ll find gorgeous resources at friendly prices…

13 Soulful Shifts to Better Cope With Pandemic Realities

Occasionally, I write about coping strategies for living with chronic illness. Last summer, for example, I created a post with little life hacks that help…

Hello Lovely Gorgeous White Sofa: 21 Living Room Finds

I’m so glad you loved that upbeat post to counter the pandemic gloom. (If you had told me a few months back, I would soon…

7 Better Night’s Sleep Reminders if You Are Stressed

Are you treating yourself to enough sleep and sleeping deeply these days? In uncertain times and with troubling health concerns around the globe, it is…

23 Smart Quarantine Pantry Supplies for Social Isolation I Ordered

Many of us are facing an extended period of quarantine, and that means we need to minimize trips to the market. What a blessing that…

Home Improvement Spruce Ups to Tackle at Home Now

If you find yourself with a little extra time at home in the coming days (smart social distance + #earthisshutdown), perhaps spruce ups will (1)…

Lovely White Paint Colors You May Not Have Considered

Ready to discover Lovely White Paint Colors You May Not Have Considered? Awesome. The main reason a few of these amazing neutral paint colors may…