I have a few big mountain projects in the works.   This house from Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles really inspires!  PLACE TO BELONG Seeking an escape from the summer heat, an Alabama couple recruits Stan Dixon and Betty Burgess to craft a mountain retreat in Cashiers with authentic sense of place Written by Tate Gunnerson.. read more →

This week has gone in a flash!  Things I Love Thursday Week 41 is here with some great items that could be gifts too. I am trying to complete my shopping because shipping times are nuts this year. Shop early and local if you can!  Rothy’s The Vanity Set A dreamy duo for all your.. read more →

This week we are pairing up with one of our favorite brands, Addison Weeks, to give away some of our favorite new #addisonweeks jewelry pieces. To win these fabulous pieces: follow @addisonweeks & @theenglishroom, follow THIS LINK, enter your email and that’s it! The winner will be announced on Saturday. Good luck! More Daily Desires:.. read more →

A few months ago I was wandering online gallery images at Wally Workman.   I came across this portrait where I recognized the subject.  It is a family friend and it all clicked.   This artist of the niece of this lovely lady and a cousin of a childhood friend.   I am mesmerized by her.. read more →

30 Nov 2020
November 30, 2020

Ode to Etsy

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Today got away from me…again. I have been chasing my tail from dawn til dusk. I love having my whole family home but they keep me busy in addition to a crazy work schedule for which I am truly grateful.  Anyway, I was searching for rugs for a client on Etsy and needed to share.. read more →

The holidays are the perfect time to introduce you to a wonderful creative from my home state of North Carolina.   She is an equally energetic and elegant artist of an unusual medium which I adore. Nature is at its finest when Erin gets hold of her leaves. Enjoy getting to know… Erin Weston of.. read more →

We are knee deep in decorations and wine and I couldn’t be happier.   The sales have my laptop working on overtime too.  I love Christmas and the holidays and I am hell bent and determined to make it a great despite the weird 2020 circumstances. Here are a few favorites saved here on Pinterest… read more →

Home Sales are off the hook this weekend! I suggest these great ones. I am all about the cozy blankets for a long winter ahead at home.   Anthropologie –Save 30 percent on everything, including full price and sale items, in stores and online. Sale runs from 11/25 through 11/29. McGee and Company – 20%.. read more →

I have trouble with the big sales… I tend to buy one for someone else and one for me. My girls turned in their lists while my son literally wants NOTHING!  I am going to try to do better but, I did finally pick THIS up… ALO YOGA Black Friday Sale up to 70% sale.. read more →

This has been a pretty miserable year yet, I have so much to be thankful on this Thanksgiving Day… my family my friends my barn family my health my dogs my horses and donkeys my clients my readers my house my car my table full of food my closet full of clothes… the list of.. read more →

Most of us will be doing our holiday decorations this weekend immediately following Thanksgiving. I cannot wait for this most festive season. I am adding a rainbow look for my second tree this year and I have been gathering new ideas and decor to make it even more amazing!  I adore the holiday decor from Terrain.. read more →

Everyone knows bubbly or vino make a great gift but if you want to get creative or up your game for Thanksgiving at the in-laws or all the upcoming holiday parties. Homemade treats also show extra love.  I always welcome cheese straws or toffee.  I have you covered with loads of creative choices for anyone.. read more →

22 Nov 2020
November 22, 2020

Link Lovin’

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  Happy Sunday to all! I’m giving you a gift guide rest today.  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… All the Best Castles and Manor Houses on Display in Season Four of The Crown Bronson van Wyck’s Hellfire Bloody.. read more →

I grew up in a family of practical stockings. We got toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, conditioner a bag Hershey kisses, a bag of Reese cups.   The occasional surprise was always a delight.   Hoping THIS shows up in mine… Let’s take it up a notch with these stocking stuffer ideas.  (email subscribers open in.. read more →