Stepping Off The Hamster Wheel

Stepping Off The Hamster Wheel

Last fall marked the beginning of a major transformation in my life, one that ultimately had a much larger impact than I initially anticipated.  It all began because I had become SO BUSY (with a capital B!) that I could barely see straight most of the time.

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Flowers and Fishing Baskets

Flowers and Fishing Baskets

A few weeks back I found a great fishing basket at a local vintage shop...well, technically it's called a creel, but since I don't fish, I'll probably always call it a basket! Anyways, I had been looking for one for awhile to hang

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Using Solar Lighting for a Picnic in the Woods

Using Solar Lighting for a Picnic in the Woods

Hi Friends!  I hope you are enjoying the lazy days of summer and having some fun warm weather adventures with friends and family!  Up here at the ranch it is all about outdoor activities like fishing in the pond, long beautiful rides through Yellowstone National Park and quite often a picnic lunch or dinner somewhere along the way.  

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Fine China in the Garden

Fine China in the Garden

This week, as I was looking for something in my dining room cabinet, I came across the stack of fine china my husband and I got when we were married.  Those beautiful plates that we so carefully chose fifteen years ago

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My Color Story

My Color Story

I have been hard at work on an exciting new project that has had me taking an extraordinary number of pictures of my home this week. As I was editing some of these photos, I realized that there is a color story that runs through my entire house 

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Redefining "Mom"

Redefining "Mom"

As Mother's Day approaches, I was thinking about what makes a home a sanctuary, not just in furnishings and decor, but in feeling.  I realized that home is not a collection of things, but is the sum of the experiences of the people who live there.  So in that spirit, I wanted to share with you my personal and unconventional journey into motherhood and how I learned the true meaning of the word mom.

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Finding Your Inner Florist

Finding Your Inner Florist

If you've read any of my previous blog posts or seen my social media pages, you've probably figured out that I LOVE flowers!  I always have them in my home, but I am far from a professional florist, so when a dear friend of mine recently asked me to create some centerpieces for a charity event she was hosting, I got a bit nervous.  

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