Everyone ready for Christmas? Our home is decorated but I am still gift shopping , wrapping and planning the menu. Tomorrow you’ll find me fighting the shopping crowds with other procrastinators. I hope you enjoy Part II of our Christmas Tour. If you missed Part I you can see it HERE. I appreciate you […Read More]
Hi everyone. Steve and I just got back from a five day cruise to the Bahamas. Living in Florida it is easy to take advantage of these last minute cruises and the prices are normally wonderful. We booked the cruise on Friday and set sail on Monday. It also helps that we live just over […Read More]
Hurricane Matthew is suppose to hit Florida in a few hours. The shutters are up, the courtyard furniture has been stored and the pool furniture was tossed in the pool. You may have seen the post last week about adding a Mediterranean look to the courtyard. Well, it is not so pretty right now. This […Read More]
The last few weeks we have been working on the courtyard trying to give it more of a Mediterranean look. We cleared out some of the wild ferns that had taken over, added pebbles and installed the new lions head fountain. We purchased the fountain at Rennigers Antique Extravaganza. The antique iron gate is from […Read More]
I am enjoying seeing all of your Fall decor and home tours. The temperature here in Florida is still in the mid nineties and there is not a hint of Fall anywhere…..no pumpkins, fallen leaves or cooler weather. Things are so crazy around here that decorating for the season will be pretty minimal this […Read More]
Actually, it was just a week ….but a wonderful, relaxing, lay on the beach and eat lots of seafood kind of week. Of course I couldn’t resist a little antiquing and junking too. Madeira Beach, Fl Tampa Aquarium was a lot of fun. Our week wasn’t over yet. On the way home we stopped at […Read More]
Happy Fathers Day Every child should be lucky enough to have a dad as wonderful as mine. Love ya, dad !
It’s blueberry season here in central Florida and over the weekend Steve and I visited one of the many U Pick farms in our area. We brought home five pounds of berries! I froze half of them and cooked some down with sugar for syrup. So far we have used the fresh berries in […Read More]