3 rules I try and live by

I put the word "try" in the title as realistically that is what I am doing. To say it is a done deal. Completed. Always. Well, if one of the rules I try and live by is being authentic than......try is in the title. I am the first to admit I have lots of fault … Continue reading 3 rules I try and live by

Weekend Coffee Share

I thought I'd catch up with everyone by doing Weekend coffee share.   Head over and get all the details and maybe join in.  I figure it is a good way to start the month and what some people consider the start of Fall.  Fall is my favorite season.  I enjoy the cooler nights and the … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share

What caught my eye in the past month

The following is what caught my eye in the past month.  I know fall is coming as I'm looking at more crafts and DIY projects. Can you imagine sleeping here or better yet waking up!  Check out Centsational Style for more tree-houses. The kitchen has the 30 most brilliant organizing ideas of all times. That is … Continue reading What caught my eye in the past month

Enjoying your own city – Public Gardens

I always enjoy visiting Gemma over at  Wheelescapades.  We go for tea - usually what I consider "high" tea and delicious.  We also go to events and see the sights.  This summer  Gemma headed to Peter Beales Rose Gardens. That got me thinking "I have a garden".  Well, my city does. So I thought I'd … Continue reading Enjoying your own city – Public Gardens

Sunshine Blogger Award !

The Sunshine Blogger Award is an award given by bloggers to other bloggers to award our peers. Each blogger nominated for the award is asked to nominate 10 other bloggers that they admire or are inspired by. It’s an honor to be recognized, and a wonderful opportunity to encourage others to keep doing what they … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award !

Instagram accounts I’m currently enjoying

My favorite current social media is Instagram.  I am pulled in by beautiful pictures, family shots and ideas.  I check out #hashtags which draws me further into a specific world.  That can be pictures of just London or beaches.  I'm quickly sighing and thinking should I add this to my list. Here are a few … Continue reading Instagram accounts I’m currently enjoying

Subtle Art of Giving a ….. and spoons. Related??

I'm currently reading The Subtle Art of not giving a F*ck.  The author talks about, well giving a F*ck, but in the sense that we all do and we all will.  It is about deciding what F*cks to give.  Basically life can be rough and we have to deal with it. Not deny what is … Continue reading Subtle Art of Giving a ….. and spoons. Related??

What caught my eye in the past month

Here is what caught my eye in the past month. It is always fun to cruise around the web checking out my favorite sites and finding new ones. Head over to The Wonder Forest and check out some decor accounts she says we should be following on Instagram. I think as soon as you open this … Continue reading What caught my eye in the past month

Weekend Coffee Share

It has been a while since I’ve been over for Weekend Coffee Share.  Head over to Eclecticali  for all the details and join other coffee shares.  I figure with August starting (WHAT!) and a long weekend for me.  Hooray! I should invite people over for coffee. July was hot and humid.  Last summer we had a … Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share

5 off the beaten track vacation ideas

I love to travel. When I'm asked to list things that bring me joy - travel is ALWAYS on the list.  I've been to various places and now I'm looking at not just places but experiences I want to have. I'm not going to re-invent the wheel so I'm copying a few descriptions directly from … Continue reading 5 off the beaten track vacation ideas