Opening Up

Opening Up

Part of our renovation included adding an entryway to our home. You can’t imagine how I felt when this antique piece we’ve had for years fit just so with only a whisper to spare. Relieved, excited, grateful…I just had to hug somebody, so I threw my arms around Think...
Wall-to-Wall Love: A Renovation Story

Wall-to-Wall Love: A Renovation Story

Three years ago, I got it into my head that what our dining room needed was wallpaper. So I googled orange (I know…right?), and the world opened up to me. Not so, said Hubby, who closed his eyes and his wallet. “Let’s take some measurements and estimate the cost.”...
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

I don’t remember this photo. I believe my daddy took it one Easter Sunday morning nearly my lifetime ago. My sisters seem to be working hard to make sure I sat still long enough for him to capture this moment. They’re not the only ones who worked hard. My folks...
Fertile Ground

Fertile Ground

Right before Thanksgiving, Mama told me she had loved my grandmother well. Not merely a lot, but well. “I cried at her funeral, but I didn’t break down,” she said. “I knew I had done everything I could for her while she was alive.” Now, I know how much she misses my...

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