2022 Christmas Giveaway

I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving! This was a tough one for us after the recent passing of my mom. I know I am not alone in missing special loved ones, especially over the holidays. I’m keeping busy decorating our apartment for Christmas and I am having fun in this new “hip” space…. Read More

Our Cozy Luxurious Apartment Master Bedroom

We fell in love with our apartment master bedroom the very first night we stayed over in our “new pad”. We honestly didn’t know what to expect because after all, it is an apartment, and we haven’t lived in an apartment in 30 years. Well, I’m happy to report that it turned out to be… Read More

How to Bake the Easiest Dutch Apple Pie Ever

If you’re searching for the easiest Dutch apple pie recipe, you found it. My dad who is in his late 80’s makes this sweet, yet tart apple pie several times a year, and doesn’t even need to look at the recipe anymore. We make it all right in the pie plate, including the crust, filling,… Read More

How to Create I Miss Mom Thanksgiving Tablescape

I would love to be able to pretend everything is okay over the holidays, but it’s just not possible, especially as a menopausal emotional redhead. I wear my heart on my sleeve, and of course my sweet family will understand. I’m still grieving over my mother’s death, rightfully so, and each day brings tears. Sometimes,… Read More

Julie the Redhead

Meet The Redhead

Hi there! Follow along as my husband & I transform our dated home into a cozy, beautiful retreat where I love to cook & he loves to eat. We share our DIY tutorials, thrifty decorating tips, and makeovers through our free weekly newsletter. If interested, please subscribe above. I look forward to hearing from you! ~ Julie