Can Two Chairs Change Your Life?

I had been on the lookout for rocking chairs for our downsized home’s small front porch for quite awhile.  There was a 42” wide glider on the porch  that came with us from Wichita, Ks which  looked good, but definitely was not comfortable!  Thus, we never really took advantage of our cool, shaded, and  beautiful mornings living in NE Ohio with a west exposure property. …

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WHY WOULD I COVER THIS VIEW?

We absolutely fell in love with our stunning living room windows from day one. However, as an interior designer, I also pondered how can I treat these windows to protect against sun fading plus save energy costs? Here’s what I did. As you can see by the boxes by the stairs, even before unpacking, my designer mind went tilt tilt on how to treat these windows….

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Lift Spirits by Dining Outside

Even with these challenging shelter in place times, there is nothing to prevent us from celebrating spring by dining outside either alone, with family to lift our weary spirits. Here’s a few ideas to make it even more special. A few years back, I was a brand ambassador for At Home so the accessories are mostly from this home goods store. These images are from…

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THREE MAJOR REASONS LIFESIZING® BEATS MERELY DOWNSIZING IN YOUR HOMES AND LIVES

Have you ever considered the difference between your DOING and your BEING? I believe that this post will shed a new light on WHY what decisions you incorporate into both your life and your home will have far greater impact on your wellbeing than you may have imagined. When you “study” this feature image of my screened in porch, do you know WHY it makes you want to…

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