From the strings of lights outside your house to the colors of red and green decorating the inside, capturing the true magic of the Christmas season in festive ways makes the holidays merrier and brighter. Decorating for Christmas each year is always one of my favorite tasks, but if you’re like me, you love having something new to add to your decorations each year. We’ve teamed up with interior designer Ashley Gallion, of Ashley Gallion Interiors, to help identify Christmas decorating ideas most of us often miss. Read more
Are you wanting to help spark your child’s imagination and love of reading, or maybe even reignite your own passion for reading? If so, a reading nook is the perfect solution. Reading nooks help create a sense of security and privacy where anyone can relax, let down their guard, and give in to their imagination. No wonder books go hand-and-hand with nooks.
Every year the holidays catch me off guard, and there always seems to be more and more pressure to have our homes looking “Martha Stewart” holiday ready by the first of November. Yet, as I have gotten older, I have realized that I am too tired to keep up by trying to outdo the neighbors with bigger and better lights and decorations. Many of us don’t have the extra time or money to spend on items other than our upcoming holiday dinners and gifts for friends and family. Staying on a budget presents the challenge to use what we already have. Not everyone has a creative side, but these six holiday decorating tips are guaranteed to not only save you money, but actually impress your guests. Read more
Beautiful Thanksgiving table décor produces an atmosphere for your guests and sets the tone of your dinner. When styling your Thanksgiving table, there are several easy styles to consider that can help you create a festive tablescape. Regardless of your taste, Thanksgiving table settings should be kept functional, providing guests with everything they need for the feast. Read more