No sew decor boost for your bath!

No sew decor boost for your bath!

I hope you had a relaxing and fun Fourth of July! We had friends and family visit for the holiday, then spent time boating, swimming and exploring a historic farm and museum in Vermont toward the end of last week. But that’s not all…on July 3rd my daughter Paige and Joshua got engaged! Joshua planned and executed an amazing lakeside proposal. There were tears of joy all around! Now that life has returned to normal, I have a simple and fast decor boost to share with you for any bathroom in your home.

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All decked out in red, white, and blue

All decked out in red, white, and blue

Summer is finally here! Although summer officially arrived on June 21, the Fourth of July is truly the beginning of my summer. This year the holiday falls on Tuesday, and I am fortunate that this means my family will be spending the whole week at the lake. I’m looking forward to spending time with them and a few friends that are planning to stop by! Have you prepared for the holiday yet?

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Take it as a sign...engagement party decorations

Take it as a sign...engagement party decorations

Welcome back! (or I’m glad to meet you if this is your first visit!) I am excited to say that the engagement party for Hannah and John went great. The food and beverages seemed to be enjoyed by everyone. Hannah put a personal twist on the party with four very cute signs she crafted with some inspiration from Pinterest.

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Not the typical yard game...

Not the typical yard game...

I hope everyone's Memorial Day weekend was great! Mine was filled with a myriad of activities, moving Hannah and John into their new space, dinners with family, and getting the yard in shape. Many years ago when the lake house was built JP and I installed an outdoor Chess board, it’s very rustic and simple. JP had created a full set of chess pieces from small twigs and the board was designed for them. This year it’s getting a makeover…

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Tasty alternatives to traditional summer sides

Tasty alternatives to traditional summer sides

The sun is out in NH and the weather is finally getting warm. I have been very busy getting the lake house in shape for summer and consulting on my son’s construction project since my last blog. Lots of fun! Today I want to share with you some delicious vegetarian side dishes that I plan to serve at Hannah and John’s engagement party. It’s a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to get organized!

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