Home Decor, Living the Beach House Lifestyle

We are celebrating our 30th summer at the beach house, watching our grandchildren come to love it as much as our children did, playing on the same sand dunes, learning to swim and fish, and enjoying the world of coastal water at very young ages…     Life is very casual, and things are rustic … Continue reading

Home Decor, Outdoor Spaces

Over the weekend we went to the Gulf Coast.  The first weekend in May is usually bathing suit and boating weather, but not this year…even our tropical zone Alabama Gulf Coast city of Orange Beach was cloudy and cool last Friday.  We decided to check out a new local hot spot, The Gulf This outdoor … Continue reading

Creations, Judy’s Haunted Halloween

My very talented friend Judy recently invited me over to see her latest Halloween decor……with camera in tow, I couldn’t wait to see what she had come up with this year! When I saw her mailbox, I knew I was in for a treat! There were ghosts guarding the graveyard at the start of her … Continue reading

A Yardscape, “Pumpkin Planter”

We finally have some cooler weather here in the South and can start winter planting.  Pansy plants, cabbages & kale start showing up in the nurseries in September but planting them too early can be throwing money away  because they won’t like the late September heat.  I left HH pulling out leggy begonias and headed … Continue reading