Welcome Home Summer Tour w/ Balsam Hill!


Our Welcome Home Summer Tour starts June 1st! There will be 23 of my blogging buddies styling some amazing products from our friends at Balsam Hill!!! Because guys, Balsam Hill is more than your one-stop Holiday shop! As for my product... If you hang out with me, you probably know that Mike has … [Read More...]


From a Bed to a Bench & A Link Up!

 Welcome to Shabbilicious Friday! Hello! I'm so happy to be your host this week! In case we haven't met, I'm Stacy and I blog at Anastasia Vintage, where my husband & I share furniture makeovers, crafts, and free printables - all reflecting our love for making old things new again!  We've been … [Read more... ]


Beach Inspired Craft Projects

Mike and I are trying to ease into life at home after his very rough 2 weeks in and out of the hospital. There are doctors appointments almost every day and since Mike can't drive yet, I'm taking him to work for a few hours at a time- a couple of times a day...thank you for being so patient with me … [Read more... ]

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String Art Flag- Gatherings for Heart & Home

 At the heart of every gathering is a theme, sometimes the theme is subtle like comfort food for Sunday supper, other times the theme is crystal clear and obvious like Memorial Day's first party of summer or a 4th of July celebration!  A couple of years ago I did a Vintage Parade and Picnic theme … [Read more... ]


Rustic Chic Charm & Your Link on 5 Blogs!

Hello my friends...in case you don't know about Mike's illness I want to briefly fill you in... He had two surgeries for an abscess on his spine within a two week period.  At some point after the first surgery,  he developed a deep vein thrombosis which resulted in a 6 day hospital stay. In all, … [Read more... ]

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Bathroom Remodel & Mike Update

Hello my very sweet friends...thank you so much for the words of encouragement, prayers and well wishes. Mike and I are so grateful and it seems I read them at the exact time I need them. I'm writing this from our hospital room while Mike is getting an ultrasound on his arms and legs to check for … [Read more... ]


Update on Mike…

Mike is back in the hospital for the second time in 10 days- he had to have another surgery for infection in his spine, then they found a blood clot in his chest near the first picc line...there are several more things I could tell you that seem negative but let me tell you some positive things--- a … [Read more... ]

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts & a Link Up!

Welcome to our weekly Shabbilicious linkup my friends! Some of you know that the last 10 days have been full of taking care of my hubby Mike. At this point, it feels like one step forward and two steps back. Today we go for a brain MRI and an echocardiogram to see if the infection has spread...if … [Read more... ]


10 Charming Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

I'm taking care of Mike this week as he continues to recuperate from his spinal surgery. His body with the help of some strong IV antibiotics continues to do battle with the nasty infection that made him so  sick to begin with...at night when he's settled in, I'm unwinding by pinning to my favorite … [Read more... ]

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DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

Hello my friends! If you hang out with me on Instagram you might know that Mike had emergency surgery last Monday afternoon. He had/has a serious infection in his spine. The surgery went well but his recovery is much more difficult than we anticipated. Some of you have asked about the infection: … [Read more... ]

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Cottage Garden & A Link Up on 5 Blogs!

Hello my friends! Welcome to this week's Link Up! Before we get started, thank you so much for reaching out to me on Facebook, Instagram, Comments and email to wish Mike a speedy recovery. You're love is so appreciated by both of us.  As of right now, we're still in the hospital and working on … [Read more... ]

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Life is what happens when we’re busy…

We've been busy...you know, making plans.  There's the bathroom remodel... That's taken a lot of planning... Then there was my trip to SNAP in Salt Lake City last week, that trip has been planned for over 6 months... But like the quote says, Life happens while you're busy making plans and … [Read more... ]

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French Inspired Flower Pots

There's nothing more charming than a flower pot overflowing with fragrant herbs...except maybe---> a French-inspired flower pot overflowing with fragrant herbs!  Although my mom has been gone for almost 10 years,  I know so many amazing women who I admire as mother's...this little project would … [Read more... ]


Adding French Flair & Your Link on 5 Blogs!

 Welcome to our link up where your perfectly imperfect inspiration goes live on 5 blogs! Before all the fun, I wanted to catch you up on my little corner of the world in case you missed something this week! We are in full on Master Bath Remodel MODE!  And because the Master Bath is on our main … [Read more... ]


Chandeliers in the Bathroom

I've been planning our Master Bath remodel and it's not been as easy as I thought! For instance, I  was absolutely certain that I wanted a chandelier over the tub. I mean what could be better, especially if your tub is the focal point of your bathroom!? BHG But when we talked to the contractor … [Read more... ]


Spring in the Dining Room with The Heathered Nest

Hey guys! I'm so happy to introduce you to Heather from The Heathered Nest! You probably already know this delightful Creative, but if not you're in for a treat! Welcome Heather...   Good day all you lovely spring chickens!  My name is Heather, and I blog at The Heathered Nest.  It is a … [Read more... ]

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Bathroom Remodel – Demo Day

 Remember I told you about our Bathroom Remodel? Well after a little rain delay, it's a go! Demo day was last week and since it's not for the faint of heart... I left the house the moment they started. :) On my way out,  I took these pictures with my phone...see that front window next to the … [Read more... ]