Prepare for Halloween from your couch.


Happy Friday, ya’ll. It’s one week before Halloween! Are you ready for the big costumed sugar rush? If you’re one of the moms that hand-dips pretzels in melted green almond bark to create cool witch’s fingers (and my witch’s hats off to you, ladies, those things are seriously cool), you probably have your Halloween organized […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]