Style the Perfect Bar

Style the Perfect Bar

You’re the perfect hostess, but wouldn’t you love to enjoy the party too? One way to do that is to leave (some of) the bartending duties to the guests themselves. Don’t feel guilty…giving guests a little job breaks the ice for them and frees...
The Green Bathroom Makeover

The Green Bathroom Makeover

OUR ST. PATTY’S DAY BATHROOM.    Somehow this ended up being the only green thing in our house, unless you count the grass outside. We always referred to it as the “green bathroom” (still do) and it’s the first one you come to when we get home, right by the back door....
The Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

The Kids’ Table at Thanksgiving

I come from a large extended family, and we’ve always had big gatherings for holidays. One thing you could always count on: there would be a Kids’ Table. For many years, of course, there was no question as to which table I would belong. I was oh so young and after...
Happy Valentine’s Day to My Home

Happy Valentine’s Day to My Home

I’m in love with my home. Yes, I have an actual Valentine, and I have four children who are my loves but my home also holds my heart. It’s my hope that everyone could find a true love like this: We love spending time together. There’s no place else I’d rather be than...
Unique Uses-More Round Top

Unique Uses-More Round Top

There’s no end to the unique uses people found for things at Round Top. Alas, these things did not come back eastward with me. I do hope they found good homes. {Sidebar: Rancho Buck came a’callin’ last week with all of my purchases (click here to see...
Fun Stuff at Round Top

Fun Stuff at Round Top

Just please don’t tell me you’re tired of my Round Top posts, because I’m not done yet. There was just so much to see and photograph, it’s overwhelming. Only a few more, I promise! As you can see from my pictures, collections of things make a...