A dreamy garage sale at a dream home


There’s this lovely historical dream home in my own home town that makes you slow down when driving past, just so you can admire it one more time.  You know the kind I mean. I have looooong coveted this place. It sits on  2 acres of wonderful, glorious privacy, with the most amazing grounds. It’s […]

Funky Junk goes Country (Woman Magazine)


One day Country Woman Magazine searched high and lo and found this little junkin’ Canadian in the middle of a tiny town with one 3 way stop. Isn’t the www one amazing ride?! And then they offered me a challenge. This is a photo of a home inside a barn. They challenged me to share […]

The secret to unintentional success


“Where’s your store?” “Can I buy ______?” “Would you come to ____ to decorate for me?” “Can I come see your place? Is it open for tours?” As I brought my suitcases out of hiding to start packing for Luckett’s Vintage Market next week, I thought of these questions that frequently come my way. It’s […]

Relearning to love where you live.

burlap and reclaimed wood

Can you handle two deep thinking posts in a row? I usually like to save these for Mondays for some reason. But.. ah well. Lots to say this week I guess! But may I just say how incredibly grateful I am that you received my last post’s ‘joyful’ news so well? Totally beside myself! I […]

The Croods… the movie that moved me

The Croods

 My son and I needed to get out of the house today, so we took in the new movie, The Croods. I had never even heard of it before, but being the movie buffs we are, if something sounds remotely good, we’ll likely go. The trailer sold me so off we went! Without spoiling anything […]

Deadline or adventure? Depends how you think.


For the longest time, I never understood why I tired out so easily after a day of work. I tend to be really focused on work to the point of running myself ragged without realizing it until the job is done, resulting in a crash (nap) once I got home. So when I came across […]