The Quest for a Pineapple Chandelier.


While we were visiting The Greenbrier a few months ago, we stayed in a cottage that had a stunning pineapple chandelier and I embarked on an internet quest to find something similar. I love the whimsical flair of the leaves and the antique gold color. It’s sophisticated but not pretentious. A crystal chandelier would look […]

Cute Cocktail Napkins Perfect for Tailgates, Parties & Hostess Gifts


Cute cocktail napkins can add a pop of pattern and color to a pretty party display, and make the perfect hostess gift. Cocktail napkins can make you laugh – and these stylish cocktail napkins will set a sophisticated tone for your next party. Cute Cocktail Napkins For Your Next Party Click on the image or […]

Baby Toys | Best Toys for 9-18 months

Baby Toys for 9 - 18 months

The quest to find toys to hold your child’s attention is never ending, and of course, you’d love your baby to learn, too! By 9 months, our little boy loved to play with toys, especially the exersaucer and anything that made noise. All of these toys make excellent first birthday gifts, too! Baby Playtime: Best […]

How to prevent ants in the minivan & other helpful car-cleaning tips. (and Giveaway!)


We drove around a minivan for a few years that accumulated junk piles of hoarder-like proportions. In a very large car, you’d think we’d have plenty of room to be organized, however, like a girl with a big tote bag, we just stuffed more stuff into it instead, and it became a clutter collection of […]

Our House Tour | Market Common Townhome For Sale

Outside - ours is on the corner

Market Common Townhome for Sale:  Click here for the listing > After living and loving our Market Common townhome for the past 7 years, we’ve decided to list it for sale. Both of us have mixed emotions about this because we’ve absolutely loved living here, and it’s very large – but with baby Mary Chase […]

Easy Deluxe Cornbread

deluxe cornbread

My mother-in-law makes deluxe cornbread on special occasions, and the other night when I had white chicken chili stewing in the slow cooker, I HAD TO HAVE IT RIGHT THEN. I didn’t have her recipe (I do now) so I looked it up on the internet (like everything else) and found an easy deluxe cornbread […]