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28 June, 2017

Summery Country Tablescape in Red, White and Blue

Summer is officially here and the 4th of July is just around the corner! It's time for moving outdoors for lots of summer fun...and dining! So in honor of the arrival of summer, I am sharing my tablescape in red, white and blue with lots of wonderful country-style textures and fabrics...

26 June, 2017

The Scoop #281

Hi everyone and welcome to The Scoop! We are so happy that you are joining us! Summer is officially here so I am sharing my favorite super-easy FIVE MINUTE LEMON VERBENA GOATS MILK SOAP...the perfect lightly-scented soap for the summer months and so simple and quick to make! I can't wait to see what you are sharing, so let's get started!

19 June, 2017

The Scoop #280

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! Thanks so much for joining our party! We appreciate our wonderful guests! Summer is officially only hours away and with it comes one of my favorite holidays...the 4th of July! So I am sharing an easy and inexpensive wreath in red, white and blue...my POTTERY BARN INSPIRED PAPER STAR WREATH! Now I can't wait to see what you are sharing, so let's get started!

17 June, 2017

Patriotic Farmhouse Mantel

CONFESSIONS OF A PLATE ADDICT Patriotic Farmhouse MantelThe 4th of July will soon be here so I have decked out my mantel to celebrate! It's a simple farmhouse design with lots of galvanized goodness, paper stars, rag balls and garlands in stars and stripes!

14 June, 2017

My Favorite New Thrifting Finds

I've been doing a little antiquing this summer with my sister and my best buddy and, although I am trying to control myself since space is limited, I couldn't resist a visit to Madison Markets in Madison, Georgia! And...I came home with these lovelies! And if you know me, then you know they were bargains!

12 June, 2017

The Scoop #279

Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! We are so excited that you have stopped by to join our party! I'm sure there will be lots of summery ideas and recipes today and I am looking for inspiration! I'm sharing my STARS AND STRIPES BURLAP WREATH...so easy that all you have to do is JUST TIE IT! I can't wait to see what you have to share so let's get started!

05 June, 2017

The Scoop #278

 Hi everyone and welcome back to The Scoop! Thanks so much for joining our party either to inspire or to be inspired! We appreciate you, our wonderful guests! Here...I am sharing FIVE WAYS TO BRING PROVENCE TO YOUR PATIO, with everything from aromatic herbs to that soothing sound of splashing water! I can't wait to see what you are sharing so let's get started!

03 June, 2017

Five Ways to Bring Provence to Your Patio

Several years ago I spent a few wonderful weeks touring France to celebrate my retirement, the highlight of which was a stay in an old farmhouse in Provence. It had a charming patio that welcomed us each time we came through the gate. I would love to be able to come home to that feeling every evening but I have to be realistic. I just don't have that house to work with as a backdrop! So I have come up with five very easy ways to add that charm without the price of an airline ticket!