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Transformation is harder than you think!

Transformation is harder than you think!

Not knowing what I was getting myself into I thought a few gallons of paint and a nice couch or two would transform this ugly duckling,  but this house was like a beautiful Monet watercolor.  Gazing from afar, your eyes reveal an exquisite landscape of […]

Landscaping, Siding and Shingles.. Oh My.

Landscaping, Siding and Shingles.. Oh My.

The outside of the house was the most daunting task and is still in progress.  Since that is where we spend the majority of our time when we are there, that was my top priority.  New siding, a new roof, and new deck were all […]

Smith Mountain Lake House

Smith Mountain Lake House

A couple of years ago, I realized a dream and purchased a small summer home on Smith Mountain Lake.  Initially purchased as an escape, it has magically turned into a surprisingly sound investment.  This labor of love (mostly labor) has been filled with many hiccups and a few, “are you kidding me?” moments, but as the light at the end of the tunnel nears it has bloomed into a once in a lifetime experience.

Fall Into Warm Leather

Fall Into Warm Leather

Leather was one of man’s most valuable discoveries. Primitive man used skins from animals for clothing, footwear, and tents as well as to form weapons. Today you still see the beautiful animal hides used in all kinds of fashion.   From beautiful handbags, shoes to […]

When You Support Small Business…You Are Supporting A Dream

When You Support Small Business…You Are Supporting A Dream

When you support small business, you’re supporting a dream.

Love is Patient and Kind

Love is Patient and Kind

 

Silver Corinthians 13 4-6 Cuff Bracelet

Love is patient and kind.

Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude.

It does not demand its own way.

It is not irritable and keeps not record of being wronged.

 

The Bond of Friendship

The Bond of Friendship

For many, especially women, friendships are what keep us sane. Good friends, true friends just make you happy and can have a huge impact on the quality of our lives. Close friends offer support and affection and provide an invaluable role as a confidant. They […]