My Favorite Store

couch at kohl's

My Favorite Store [This is a sponsored post for Groupon Coupons, but as always all opinions are mine.] Back in the day when I was a little redheaded 7 year old in the 70’s, my Mom occasionally took me shopping at our local mall.  I recall lots of details about those days.  I remember what…

100 Printables & Graphics

Free Printables

I have something really cool going on here today. 10 of us from the All Things Creative team joined together to bring you 100 Printables & Graphics.  By printables, I mean something you can actually PRINT OUT if you have a printer.  We have everything from printable recipes, holiday images, inspirational quotes, graphics, etc.  The…

Ideas to Freshen Up Your Home


  Ideas to Freshen Up Your Home… All coming to you from Inspiration Monday Party!   This weeks feature’s were chosen by Christy from Our Southern Home.   Blue and White Kitchen Table by Starfish Cottage Bedroom Comfort by Simple Nature Decor   12 Tips for Decorating a Room on a Budget by Houseful of Homemade Creating…

Lemon Themed Tablescape

Lemon Tablescape

How rude of me.  I have this tiny little bistro table on our side porch, and I ignore her.  She really is so pretty. Shame on me. Well, today’s the day for her debut.  I dusted off all of the spider webs (we have a ton from our trees) and I dressed her up all…

Julie the Redhead

Meet The Redhead

I'm Julie, a feisty, but rather shy redhead from New York, who moved to the Midwest to follow my dreams (and the love of my life). I'm passionate about decorating our home with my own unique affordable DIY style which is a mix of eclectic, contemporary, traditional, with a splash of country. I don't follow the crowd, but trust my gut instead. I hope to inspire you to try some of my ideas. I also love to cook and share my easy recipes. My family begs me to make my homemade meatballs and pizza. I hope you will try them and hang out with me for a while.