Decorating with Marsala: Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year


By now, you’ve probably heard that Pantone picked Marsala as its 2015 color of the year. And, in my opinion, it’s one of the best they’ve picked in the past few years. I mean, it takes a special person to incorporate orange, radiant orchid or bright emerald into their home’s color scheme. Marsala is a much […]

Homemade Garlic Ranch Dressing {Paleo, Gluten Free}


Along with eating gluten free, we are trying to cut a lot of the dairy out of our diet.  Tonight, we are having taco salad for dinner {yum!}, and it reminded me to share with you guys my favorite recipe for homemade garlic ranch dressing. In general, it helps me to make our own condiments, […]

DIY Cruise Lanyard


If you’ve been travelling on a cruise, you know that you will need to carry your key card with you everywhere.  It’s your lifeline and the way you pay for everything while on the ship. For me, this brings to light an annoying problem.  While walking around the boat and not on shore, I have no […]

Gallery Walls Galore


I was so tired of looking into our powder room at that mostly blank wall with one teeny piece of wall art on it. So, I finally did something about it.  Actually, I did it right before Christmas, but I’m just getting around to share it. Oops. I knew that I wanted to start some sort […]

A Frozen Inspired Bedroom Mood Board


You don’t have to be five to appreciate the movie Frozen. I’m not ashamed to say I am a testament to that, but I will not admit how many times I’ve watched it. I almost died when I saw these shoes at K Mart the other day. I literally had to pull myself away from them.  They […]

What I Ate (Gluten Free) – Basil Thai, Charlotte, NC


We have season tickets to the theater here in town and last night was our first show of the new year!  It’s the show I have been waiting to see for three years! Newsies!  Newsies is definitely in my top 2 or 3 favorite movies!  I saw it multiple times in the theater when it came out (sorry to […]

What’s New In 2015


Happy 2015!!!! Today’s post is going to be sort of short and to the point.  I just wanted to touch base with you all and talk about the new year. I’m not making any resolutions this year. I mean, come on… what’s the point? What about you? Did you make any? I’ve just got one […]