Photo by Your Home Only Better

I have to be honest: I don’t enjoy baking. But I do enjoy a pretty cake stand! I recently picked up a red cake stand from HomeGoods, and I use it for anything but displaying … Continue reading

HomeGoods Rooster Art

I live in Newtown, CT, where the rooster is a town icon. There are many suburban farms here, and recently, a rooster moved in down the road from my house. How do I know? Cock-a-doodle-doo! … Continue reading

Orange and Blue - BHG & HGTV

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As you enjoy the last weeks of summer warmth, it’s time to start planning ahead for ways to easily add pops of warm autumn colors to your decor. I’m crazy about this season’s brights. Deep … Continue reading

Fun with Fruit

For my niece’s bridal shower this month, we made a large fruit tray complete with a pineapple palm tree for our centerpiece. Guests loved the healthy and refreshing fresh fruit in place of the usual sugary shower … Continue reading

Cathy Mortensen Design

You’ve heard of changing out accessories in rooms for different seasons. Why not do the same in the kitchen for the summer? I normally have red accents in my kitchen, but a styling opportunity offered … Continue reading


Photo by Glamorous Glutton

During the summer months, basil is my go-to ingredient for everything from sauces to cocktails. I especially love making pesto. Pesto is easy to make and enjoy with family and friends. So get out of … Continue reading


When it comes to home decor and entertaining, there are few things that make me weak in the knees. One of those things is white dishes. Whether it’s dinnerware or serving pieces, I’m kind of … Continue reading


I want to thank each of you for submitting your amazing Entertaining Finds last week. Each day I looked forward to seeing more and more of your #HomeGoodsHappy discoveries. All of you made my job really … Continue reading


Photo by High Fashion 4 Less

It’s your final week to show off how #HomeGoodsHappy you truly are! I hope all of you have enjoyed the last three weeks of challenges as much as I have — thank you again for … Continue reading

kitchen remodel

My friend Cyndi and husband just finished remodeling their kitchen. I was so impressed I asked her if I could come by and write an HG blog post about it. She said, “Wow, sure.” Cyndi … Continue reading

white plates

I can admit it. I just might have a little bit of an addiction to white dishes. It seems my eye is trained to find them when shopping and I just might bring home stacks … Continue reading

HG tweaker

Have you ever looked at something at Homegoods and decided that it would be just perfect with a few tweaks? I’ve been scouting blogs of some of the best HomeGoods tweakers and I’ve found some … Continue reading