Encouragement to Ease Holiday Overwhelm

Whether you feel uplifted and joyful during the holiday season or find your mood in the gutter (it’s not uncommon considering it can trigger loneliness, …

Sourdough Old Fashioned Bread Recipe: Hello Lovely

Tiaras are optional, kittycats. I’ll introduce you to my Sourdough Old Fashioned Bread Recipe and share sweet glimpses of a pre-Hello Lovely blog baking lesson…

Thoughts on Falling Leaves & Love Right Where I Am

It’s quiet here this morning so I’ll be whispering this to you. I am gazing out the window at a “lawn” of crunchy orange fallen…

Personal Reflections: Me Write Pretty Someday

In Personal Reflections About Writing, I am intimately sharing a chapter of my blogging journey. Always wired for words, it has been 10 years since…

Autumn, Amazing Paint Colors & Surgery (Random!)

By the time you read these words, it is likely I will be on my way to LALA land. Autumn, Amazing Paint Colors & Surgery…

My Health…Some Answers

Has ANYONE in the history of gallbladders been more excited about the prospect of surgery than this girl? Nope. (Forgive, s’il vous plait…for a most…

9 Lovely Ways to Savor Autumn Beauty

Here in the Midwest, you’ll discover a deep reverence and fiery passion for autumn. Truth be told, it has taken me nearly a half century…

Living in Prayer & Liminality

I often reflect here about what it means to live beautifully. About living with gratitude and finding abundance by simplifying. Those themes belong. So does…

Traveling Mercies as I Heal

Oh, this one will be random, folks. I hope to be on the mend soon, but these things take time. Thank you for sending me…

Easy Entertaining Idea With No Cooking or Baking!

Easy Entertaining Idea With No Cooking or Baking is sort of a re-run on Hello Lovely since I shared my boards and tips last fall, but…

Right Where I Am: Mud, Motion & Mystery

With each post, I always leave you with a blessing of peace right where you are. This is right where I am. Each summer, our…

Beauty in Imperfection {Personal Reflections}

Yesterday’s tour of classic interior designs in an English townhouse included an image which tugged at my heartstrings and inspired all sorts of musing about wabi sabi…

Let’s SHOP!

White Slipcovered Sofa
French Stripe Seagrass Basket Set
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
Antique Chinese Wood Rustic Round Stool
THE BEST Energy Bars!
Tuscan Terracotta Urn Vase
Round Farmhouse Table
Myla Slipcover Sofa
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcovered Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Parisian Style Iron Table Lamp  33.5″
Black or Bronze Accent Table
French Stripe Basket Set
Chevron White Quilt Set
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile
Rattan Basket With Lid
White Ruffle Bedding
Seagrass Basket Set
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Slipcovered Sofa
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
White Matelasse Quilt
French Country Mirror
Faux Potted French Lavender
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slope Arm Linen Chair Set
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Laurel Wreath Mirror
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Rustic End Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing