Summer Home Tour | 2016

Summer home tour with vintage farmhouse charm

I am excited to share my home with you today as pat of a summer home tour hosted by Nina Hendrick, and sponsored by Country Living. I hope you get a chance to visit all of the homes (I will post all of the other links at the end of this post) because there is…

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Classic and festive 4th of July Entertaining out on the Patio. Click to see all of the details.

4th of July Entertaining

This post is sponsored by World Market. I love the 4th of July! There is just something so fun about seeing the American flag flying everywhere, enjoying laid back barbecues with family and friends, and dressing in red, white and blue while staying up late to watch the fireworks! I feel so very blessed to live…

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Dark Chocolate Raspberries

Healthy Dark Chocolate Raspberries

There is a fun little farm here locally where we get to go pick berries during this time of year. Right now they have strawberries and raspberries on and we have been eating them nonstop. I canned strawberry jam and syrup last week and am going to go back for more raspberries so I can preserve some of…

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Turning Vintage Salvage into DIY Candlestick

Vintage Salvage into Candlestick

I found this neat salvaged wood piece at a local antique mall for a couple of dollars. On the tag it said that it was a piece from an old piano. Do you recognize what part of the piano this is? When I was a little girl, my sweet neighbor, Merrilee, gave me piano lessons. I…

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Father's Day Smoker Barbecue

Father’s Day Party on the Patio

This post is sponsored by Wayfair. This is the 3rd and final styling of our patio that I am sharing with you this week, and in honor of the best husband in the world, this one is Father’s Day themed! Thank you for following along with the last few posts sharing different ways to entertain…

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Lemon Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti Squash

This post is sponsored by Circlon®.  I have a new favorite meal and I couldn’t wait to share it with you! We love to eat spaghetti squash (and I actually like it better than regular spaghetti noodles) so I use it as a pasta substitute in a lot of recipes. Adding lemon, garlic, and shrimp to it just put it…

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Spruce up and define your planters with this DIY River Rock Border

River Rock Planter Border

One of my very favorite projects from our little patio makeover was this river rock border that we added to the planter behind the patio. This little planter has grown and evolved over the years. It started out as grass all the way around the patio until our pup kind of destroyed it. He ran back…

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