Friday, October 14, 2011


Growing up in the Midwest meant that "hay... is for horses". Now that I'm living it up Southern-style..."hey" is for everything. "Hey girl", "hey coach", "hey honey". I've never shoveled so much "hey" in my life....happily. It has taken some getting used to...but I also find that "y'all" rolls off the tongue pretty easily, as well. So, if I say "hey y'all" while welcoming you onto my front porch, consider it a form of my new-found Southern hospitality. xoxo

I love ALL things FALL!!!

Since making the big move from the Midwest to the South last year, I haven't had quite the same FALL seasonal experiences I remember. For one, the weather here is MUCH warmer. We don't huddle under blankets at the local high school Friday night game. Sipping hot cocoa beside a roaring fire will be a few weeks to months down the line. Taking a neighborhood walk, without breaking a sweat, will be awhile off. The leaves don't tend to change into the beautiful vibrant hues of gold, orange, red and brown that you picture for autumn. Instead, one day they are here, the next day they are everywhere screaming to be raked into piles. BUT, that's OK, it's still fall, afterall!! I hope to inspire you with some pictures of my favorite "room" of our new home....the front porch. I've never had a front porch to speak of. This is a new and welcomed "beast" in my life. I love to think of creative ways to display projects that I have designed especially for my oversized, SOUTHERN, rocking chair style front porch! ENJOY!! :)