Bedroom Update

Your bedroom is a place of rest and creativity … it’s where you daydream and plan your future goals.  I believe your bedroom should reflect who you are, and the design should be functional.  My bedroom is not large but it’s bigger than most, and for the past 20 years it’s been a mishmash of […]

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Snowy Friday

Hello Friends … and happy snowy Friday! I can’t believe we got our first snow yesterday. This weather is crazy. I’ve been busy [not busy] + planning for my Mom’s visit for Thanksgiving. Just the moving around of items + and preparing the room has been a task. I know that come January + I […]

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August Favorites [Round-up]

Hello friends!  September is here and it’s time for my August roundup.  Here is the small list of things I’ve been enjoying this past month. 1. Diabetic Living Back in June I posted a summer wish list + and on that list was Diabetic Meals to Plate + because I was really looking for some […]

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Favorite Fall Decor Ideas

There are so many ways in which you can decorate for fall.  Whether you have a home + and you decorate outdoors + as well as indoors + or just a small condo like myself + there are all sorts of ways to create little vignettes + and pockets of decor throughout your home for […]

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Whoo Friday!

Hello friends and Happy Friday!  Is it hot enough … cause damn it’s really hot here in the DMV.  Forget make-up + and looking cute … cause you just going to be a puddle by the time to get to your destination.  It’s been a great week even though I haven’t felt my best.  I’ve […]

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Weekend Ready

Hello friends and Happy Friday. It’s been a rainy + hot + and humid week so I’m glad for the weekend and some reprieve. Last weekend I talked about hitting the thrift stores for a DIY project … in which I had no luck. I visited two and couldn’t find any type of vintage picture […]

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Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat … 52 List for Happiness [List 1]

Good Morning + and Happy Sunday.  This Sunday I wanted to stop talking about the thing and actually do the thing.  I’ve had this journal by Moorea Seal for some time now and it’s called 52 List for Happiness.  Since I’m just started this exercise I’m at list one.  List #1 says … “List What […]

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Happy Friday The 13th

Happy Friday Friends … We don’t get too many Friday the 13th’s …  maybe two a year.  This day use to always kick off a few slasher movie flicks + and hopefully I’ll have time for at least one.  I’m just happy that it’s the end of the week + time is cruising.  Can you […]

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Summer Drink Series | Spiked Hibiscus Tea

Hello Friends! I’ve found another great summer cocktail from Style Me Pretty. It infuses Hibiscus tea with fruit + and Hibiscus liqueur … check out the recipe below.  Another fabulous drink to beat the heat. Spiked Hibiscus Tea Prep Time 15 MINUTES Cook Time 120 MINUTES Total Time 135 MINUTES INGREDIENTS 1 Liter / 30 […]

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Happy Happy Weekend

Hello Friends! and Happy Friday.  I hope everyone had a great July 4TH + and a great week.  The heat wave continues the Washington DC area … but as the humidity soars + I’ve been keeping cool trying to do thing indoors.  I mentioned last Friday that my daughter and I were going to see […]

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June Favorites [roundup]

Hello Friends + and Happy 4TH of July!  It’s time to roundup my favorites for June. These are not just the things that I’ve been using in June + but my goto Summer essentials. Let’s get to it. AVEENO BABY SUN STICK I would agree that I’m not a baby + but when I was […]

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Sunday Evening Journal: Chit-Chat … Summer Frame of Mind

I know that everyone is excited about summer + but for me since I’ve been of a certain age + it’s just another time of the year.  Another hot + miserable + muggy time + when the days are long and arduous.  Ok .. that was a bit depressing [I guess] but what I mean […]

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I’m Ready for the Weekend

Hello to all my lovely friends + and Happy Friday!  I hope you breezed through a productive week.  As we head into the weekend the weather is not playing nice.  We have showers expected on Saturday … which could be a “Debbie-Downer” because I’m attending a Jazz + Wine Fest … outside of course + […]

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Journal: Happy Dads Day | What It Means to Me

To all the Fathers and families I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Fathers Day.  I think Fathers Day is special but it’s sort of eclipsed by Mother Day.  We get wrapped up in gifts + and gadgets and trying to find something that will be meaningful and tell him all the ways that you […]

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Summer Cooking | Sheet Pan Meal

Well my libations series is done so I thought I would add some meals that are easy to prepare + and light for summer.  Some of these I’ve tried and some are already in que for some tasty Sunday dinners.  The Garlic Butter with Chicken + Asparagus recipe comes from Eatwell 101 and it just […]

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It’s Friday People!

Yes ya’ll — it’s Friday + and I’m just tickled.  I know we had a holiday just a week ago but you know it’s never enough time + when your facing weeks of the daily grind.  I’m taking a short trip this weekend which should be interesting and fun [fingers crossed] + but I also […]

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Happy…Happy Weekend

Hello everyone and Happy Friday + and Happy Weekend.  For the past few weekends I’m always doing something.  Be it cleaning + reorganizing + projects + or just out and about I’m always busy.  Well this weekend is going to consist of reading + pinning + and horror movies from the 50-60s [that’s the best […]

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