Life & Lavender

Throughout my life in this house (13 years) I have tried to grow lavender in several places. First, I grew it in the front yard, but then when I cut it, the front looked bare and lonely. … [Read more...]


Monday Funday Party Animals

I am just back from the SNAP conference.  I mean literally - just!  About 15 minutes ago. I had a great time, learned a TON and even got to meet three of the ladies from our fun party, Jamie from C.R.A.F.T., Cheryl from That's What Che Said and … [Read more...]


Recipe: Maple Roasted Tomato Orzo Salad

Here we are with our third maple recipe for you – Maple Roasted Tomato Orzo Salad. So far, we already shared Mason Jar Maple Martinis and Maple Bacon Cheese Cups. This recipe started from a love of roasting tomatoes.  At the end of the tomato … [Read more...]


Holiday House Walk 2012

Hello and welcome to our home! I am so very excited to share our Christmas home tour today as part of the lovely Jennifer Rizzo’s Holiday Homewalk 2012. We are the final stop following the lovely Paige Knudsen. If you are following along the tour … [Read more...]


The Old Painted Cottage December Cottage

If you are visiting here for the first time from The Old Painted Cottage - welcome and thank you for stopping by! We were the crazy people who drove home from the tree farm with a tree on our roof… on Veteran’s Day. If you could have seen the … [Read more...]


I Am a Country Woman

I really liked how Heather from At the Picket Fence said recently there really is no other way to say: “I was featured in a magazine” other than to say: “I was featured in a magazine”. So guess what friends? Our home is being featured in a … [Read more...]


Today I am over at Remodelaholic

I am excited to say that my screened porch and wicker shade to chandelier are being featured over atRemodelaholicThanks so much Cassity!Stop on by and see all of the other inspiring projects Cassity has featured, along with her own remodeling … [Read more...]


The Old Painted Cottage of the Month

I have long been a reader and fan of Jennifer from The Old Painted Cottage. I am sure you are familiar with her amazing and unique home. So you can only imagine how excited I was when she asked me to be the July “Cottage of the Month”. Stop on … [Read more...]


Show & Tell 11

Hello all, I hope today finds you well. How am I?  Not sure.  Been a crazy kind of week.  A few weeks ago my stepfather, Richard, was in the hospital and we were all relieved that it was really nothing serious.  Turns out, that was not the case and … [Read more...]


We Snuck Away

First I would like to thank you for all of the extremely kind and encouraging comments from last week’s feature at Rhoda’s Southern Hospitality.  They are extremely appreciated. It seems like there are a bunch of new friends here now too - … [Read more...]


Please Join me at Southern Hospitality

Today I have the honor of our home being featured over at Southern Hospitality for her Feature Friday. I am sure you all know who Rhoda is, but just in case, she is one of the sweetest and most hospitable ladies in Blogland and you will definitely … [Read more...]


FH on The Old Painted Cottage

I would like to thank Jennifer at The Old Painted Cottage for featuring Finding Home on her December Cottage of the Month Honorable Mentions. Please take a moment and visit the beautiful home that she did feature this month along with the other … [Read more...]

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Finding Home on BHG.Com

My last post was about not meeting my goals. But, there is one major goal I have met, at least partially. I have always, like most of us, wanted to be published. And I have met my first step and I am so honored and blown away by it. A while … [Read more...]


A Little Blog Housekeeping

Thank you so much for all of your kind wishes this last week.  Although have this eye surgery was a voluntary decision, having the PRK instead of LASIK was a bit more to go through than I was prepared for.  And to top it off, I ended up with a nasty … [Read more...]


No Minimalist Here Feature

For those of you following, I had eye surgery yesterday, not your typical LASIK, another version that takes several days to heal and see regular.  So, this going to be short and quick but not meant to lessen my appreciation to Sherry over at No … [Read more...]

Guest Post at Remodelaholic

I am very honored to be doing a guest posting tonight over at Remodelaholic.  You can read it here.  I am sharing a kitchen transformation I did for a client. And while you are there, check out the rest of the blog, there is a ton of really great … [Read more...]


Our Home Tour

Well, today is the day that A Bowl Full of Lemons Parade of Homes tour makes it last stop.  And the last stop is here at Finding Home.  I want to thank Toni for putting together such a lovely tour of homes and allowing me to participate. If this … [Read more...]


A Feature Thank You!

I wanted to thank Whisper Wood Cottage for featuring my latest chalkboard update on her blog.  If you haven’t been there before, it is pretty amazing and you should go check it out. Also, tomorrow is the final day for the Parade of Home Tour with A … [Read more...]


I’m going to be in a parade!

No, not a marching band.  Although, I will admit I once did play the big giant drum that you bang on both sides in a parade.  And yes, I know I should know what is called if I played it, but I don’t. This parade I will enjoy much … [Read more...]