4 Tips to Add Color and Style to Your Porch

May 24, 2017

As soon as the weather warms up, one of my favorite places to decorate in my house is my side porch. It’s directly off my dining room, so over the years I’ve spent many afternoons … Continue reading




Front Porch Ideas to Warm up Your Fall

October 4, 2016

I hope you all enjoyed the first ever HomeGoods Fall Home Tour a couple weeks ago. It was so much fun opening up our home with you! Today, I am sharing our front door decorations for fall … Continue reading




The No Fail Container Plant Recipe

June 28, 2016

Nothing brightens up your outdoor space like container plants. I’m passionate about both pots and plants, so I have a lot of them around the exterior of my home. I’m constantly changing their contents to create … Continue reading




How To Create Your Own Vertical Herb Garden

June 2, 2016

While shopping at HomeGoods a few weeks ago, I came across this vertical magazine storage rack. Right there in the aisle I had an Oprah “a-ha” moment and gasped quite loudly. I immediately looked around … Continue reading




Transition to Fall with a Living Plant Arrangement

September 15, 2015

As the last of summer blooms fade outside, it’s time to transition to indoor plants. I love to create arrangements with living plants and there’s no better place to look for inspiration and an interesting … Continue reading




Wake up Your Outdoor Space with Decorative Planters

June 12, 2015

It’s that time of year when everyone is decorating their outdoor space and creating a spot to enjoy throughout the summer season. One of my favorite things to do is load up our outdoor spaces … Continue reading




How Do You Make It Yours Outdoors?

May 18, 2015

“Home is how you make it,” and part of home is that wonderful outdoor space that makes home even better. Outdoor living is here and making it ours is how we like to live. How … Continue reading




4 Special Twists for Mother’s Day Gift Giving

April 20, 2015

Let’s be honest, what do you love the most about getting a gift? I have to confess that the thing I love the most is the originality of it and knowing it was a well-thought-out … Continue reading




This Garden is for the Birds

August 26, 2014

When I started revamping my backyard garden, there was one thing that I knew would shape my decisions, and that was the birds. The hummingbirds — who are frequent visitors here — are my favorites … Continue reading




5 Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day Pampering

May 7, 2014

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. For a little inspiration, I created five beautiful gift ideas on Olioboard for mom and the special women in our lives. For the Gardner Spring has arrived. Gardeners … Continue reading