New Year…New Outlook

New Years

Happy New Year! 2013   For the last several days, my family and I have relaxed and spent time together at our vacation home in Florida. The weather has been cool, but we have truly enjoyed being together. My kids have had movie marathons (which is very fitting because my oldest is a film major), […]

2012 Blog Year in Review

2012 blog year in review

Take a Look Back…My House 2012 Blog Year in Review    Shouldn’t we end every year with a quick year in review? Shouldn’t we look back and see what we’ve done…what we’ve accomplished…what we didn’t? Yes! So today, I’m sharing my 2012 Blog Year in Review! Really….it’s more of a 1/2 year in review! I began […]

DIY Door Headboard

DIY Headboard

Knock, Knock It’s a Door Headboard   I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed spending time with family and friends! We had a lovely holiday and I’m looking forward to having my kids home for another week. We’re planning on enjoying this time leading up to the New Year! I found a goodie […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #20

party features

Merry Christmas!   On this Christmas Day, I’d like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Time for party features! Here are a few of my favorites from last week’s party… The Concrete Cottage really knows how to do a chalkboard! I love this chalkboard tree! It is […]

Deck the Halls Party Features

Christmas Decor

Deck the Halls with Christmas Decor   Christmas is right around the corner and today I’m sharing some great Christmas decor features from my Deck the Halls Party Series. For the past three weeks, we’ve been celebrating the season by sharing our Christmas trees, our table decor and our door decor! The beautiful Christmas decor […]

Christmas in New York

Rockefeller Christmas Tree

There’s No Place Like New York at Christmas!   One of my favorite places to visit is New York and my favorite time to visit is Christmas! I love Christmas in New York! The lights are bright, the air is crisp and the spirit is high! Rockefeller Center The tree at Rockefeller Center is so […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #19

party features

Party Features and Party Time   This week’s party features are great! There were so many great link ups…it was hard to pick! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I’m loving this amazing Faux Chalkboard Art from Melissa at The Happier Homemaker! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do you remember making those great paper garlands as a child? I’m loving these gorgeous garlands from […]

Christmas Home Tour ~ 2012

Christmas Decorations

House on the Way Christmas Home Tour 2012   Christmas is only 8 days away! Can you believe it? My shopping is not done, but my Christmas decorations are all set! It seems like the preparation for this Holiday Season has moved so fast! I decided to do a little round-up of the Christmas preparations […]

Deck the Halls Christmas Party featuring Door Decor

Front Porch Christmas Decorations

We’re Decking the Halls at My House Christmas Door Decor It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time for hanging garland, wreaths and putting lights on the trees! It’s December 15th and today I want to see your Christmas Door Decor!   <img src=”http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh504/Leslie_Stewart/LgDecktheHalls2.jpg” alt=”House on the Way” style=”border:none;” /> A few days […]

Old Fashion Christmas Bulb Ornament

Christmas Ornament craft

Old Fashion Christmas Bulb Ornaments   Last week I had the honor to guest post at Havoc-to-Heaven! It was an honor to be able to share a Christmas craft with Missi’s readers and today I wanted to share it with mine! It’s a quick, easy Christmas craft…Old Fashion Christmas Bulb Ornaments. You remember those great […]

Christmas Chandelier

Christmas Chandelier

Simple Christmas Chandelier Decor   While decorating your home for the Holidays, don’t forget your chandeliers! We love to decorate our mantels, create gorgeous vignettes and beautiful trees, but sometimes we forget those unexpected places to decorate….like our chandeliers! Every year I love to wrap the arms of my dining room chandelier with basic wired […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #18

party

It’s Time to Share Your Best!   We had another great party last week! I really appreciate the support from all of you! Thanks for visiting and sharing your thoughts, ideas and inspirations at our weekly Twirl & Take a Bow party! It’s great when we can all teach and learn from each other! Our […]

Christmas Kitchen

Christmas Kitchen

Joy in My Christmas Kitchen   Today I’m sharing my kitchen that I decked out with some Christmas decorations, making it my new Christmas Kitchen! I love my Christmas kitchen. In fact, you cold say I find “joy” in it…. I love the boxwood letters seen everywhere, but I decided to make my own out […]

Christmas Front Door Decor

Christmas Front Door Decor

Christmas Wreath and Front Porch Decor   Today I’m sharing my Christmas Front Porch Decor. It consists of my wreath, garland and a lit topiary on each side of the door. The wreath on my front door has a large red ribbon with a bow made from my favorite black and red check layered on […]

Deck the Halls Christmas Party Featuring Table Decor

Christmas table decorations

We’re Decking the Halls at My House Christmas Table Decor It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time for setting out beautiful centerpieces, Poinsettias and creating gorgeous vignettes! It’s December 8th and today I want to see your Christmas Table Decor!   <img src=”http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh504/Leslie_Stewart/LgDecktheHalls2.jpg” alt=”House on the Way” style=”border:none;” /> A few days […]

Christmas Tree Whimsy

Whimsical Christmas Tree feature

Christmas Tree Features   My Deck the Halls party featuring Christmas trees began last Saturday and is running until December 21st. I wanted to highlight a couple of the trees shared last week. These trees are whimsical, beautiful and inspiring! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sara from She Cooks She Crafts She Runs linked up her Whimsical Christmas Tree. […]

Custom Family Rules Artwork Builder

Beach House Rules Burlap Pillow

Custom Family Rules Artwork Builder Signs By Andrea   I am so excited to tell you about a great product by Andrea at Signs by Andrea. It’s called a “Custom Family Rules Artwork Builder” and it lets you instantly build your own custom set of family rules, choose from several artwork design styles and pick […]

Burlap Gift Box Christmas Decoration

Christmas Burlap Decoration

The Gift of Burlap   Beautifully wrapped gift boxes are one of the best sights of the Christmas season and my burlap gift box is one of the most beautiful wrapped boxes in my house! It was fun to make but a little time-consuming… I folded and rolled small burlap circles. I inserted straight pins […]

Twirl & Take a Bow Party ~ #17

Party Features

I Love a Great Party!   I’m so sorry that the party is a little late this morning. Yesterday was not only a busy day, but it was my birthday! It wasn’t a very exciting day, but I spent the evening finishing up some projects, so I was exhausted! I’m so excited to see what […]

Christmas Ribbon Ornament Craft

Christmas Ribbon ornament

Wrap a Ribbon Ornament   I am so excited to be participating in the 12 Days of Christmas Crafts for Kids series! Christmas crafts are a tradition and every family loves to get together and create beautiful decorations.  Today I’m going to show you a quick and easy ornament craft. Supplies: styrofoam balls or squares, ribbon, pins, scissors […]

Christmas Mantel

Christmas mantel

Ho Ho Ho   Santa carries some weight around here… I was always the child that wanted to believe. If I were in the movie Polar Express, I would be the only adult that could hear the bell! That’s one reason I love my Santa’s Belt theme Christmas decorations… …that and I just think it’s too […]

Deck the Halls Party Featuring Christmas Trees

Christmas Tree

We’re Decking the Halls at My House   It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s time for hanging garland and wreaths…lights and mistletoe…stockings and bows. It’s December 1st and today I want to see your Christmas Trees!   <img src=”http://i1249.photobucket.com/albums/hh504/Leslie_Stewart/LgDecktheHalls2.jpg” alt=”House on the Way” style=”border:none;” /> My Christmas Tree has finally made it’s complete and […]