Rug Swaps for a New Look

Why Here? The dining room is the first room people see when they enter my house.  It is also one of the most boring rooms in our house.  I like to make it feel new by swapping out the rug in the room.  Plus, I’m a rug hoarder.  I hate turning loose of my rugs, so swapping out rugs gives me an excuse to hang…

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Simple Summer Dining Room Update

What led to this project? I honestly don’t have to have a reason to redecorate, but I like to give my husband lame excuses when I get new decor. If you saw my garage and closets of old decor I’m not willing to part with because sunflowers may come back in style, you would totally understand why I come up with stuff like “summer updates”…

My 30th Anniversary Trip to St. Maarten/Anguilla

Why Here? My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary in March, and we are beach lovers.  We wanted to visit a place we had never been.  We were fascinated by St. Maartin because half of the island is owned by the Dutch and half is owned by the French.  On a previous trip, we had traveled to Amsterdam  and had fallen in love…