16 Simple Yet Sophisticated Kitchen Design Ideas

Will we ever tire of seeing thoughtfully designed, traditional, and classic kitchens with timeless and tranquil inspiration? Doubt it. 16 Simple Yet Sophisticated Kitchen Design…

Before & After: My Home Renovation, Part 2

Part 1 of this before and after renovation story in photos about how we transformed our fixer upper DIY style is RIGHT HERE. Before &…

Before & After: European Country Style Fixer Upper

We’re nearing the four year mark of buying our beloved fixer upper after downsizing from twice the square footage and property. The years have flown…

Fashion Over 50: What to Wear to Graduation

We’re nearing that season where invitations to celebrations for graduation, bridal showers, weddings, and more appear on the calendar. Fashion Over 50: What to Wear…

Patina Living & Loving: European Farmhouse Style

Since I’m well aware you deeply admire the work of Brooke and Steve Giannetti, it’s extra exciting to celebrate the release of their book, Patina…

Easter Reflections 2019: Right Where I Am

I looked back at words penned a year ago and noted I am once again reflecting on Easter’s holy days from the Arizona desert. It’s…

6 Smart Ideas for Fetching Top Dollar For Your Home

For some homeowners this spring, the ‘for sale’ sign will be posted in the yard in hopes that a bidding war will break out. But…

Fashion Over 50: 15 Pretty Pieces for Spring

It’s so much more fun to dress for spring and summer weather, doncha think? I love simple casual pieces, cheerful color combos, soft tranquil tones,…

Pamela Pierce Interior Design Inspiration

You may recognize this stunning 1923 William Ward Watkin stucco manse in Houston’s Broadacres from a past cover of Veranda a few years back. Or…

15 Awesome Everyday Essentials for My Kitchen

When you downsize by half as we did, it means editing your belongings and even what you consider to be ‘essentials’ out of necessity. What…

French Bistro Chairs & Decor Inspiration

Whenever spring arrives, I immediately begin thinking about summer! I can’t help it…summertime is what this girl yearns for. So maybe it’s no surprise that…

Romantic French Farmhouse Rustic Elegance

Will we ever tire of beautiful interiors with Romantic French Farmhouse Rustic Elegance? It’s doubtful! But we simply cannot ignore the charm of European country…