Jenny Louise Marie Hello & happy Spring!  Aren’t you so glad it’s spring again?  I know I am.  I am ready for warmer temps and lots of sunshine.  Of course I live in Texas so that means I’ll be complaining about those exact things in a few short months. Well, besides the weather the change of seasons also means it’s time to refresh our homes.  Bring some outdoors in along with color.  That’s exactly what I want to talk about today.  And get ready, there are lots of pics in this post. So, I don’t claim to be an expert in this area; however, IRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie EI am excited to participate in this week’s Hodgepodge from  From This Side of the Pond.  I haven’t even read the questions yet so you and I will get to go through them together.   🙂  So, let’s see what this week’s questions are.   1. ‘Beauty is in the eye of the beholder’  What’s something you’ve seen recently that you thought was beautiful? Well, I actually have an answer to this one.  Earlier this week, I was reading another blog and saw that Cassie from hi Sugarplum purchased a piece of art at a charity event.  It was so beautiful to me.Read More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hey friends!  As a new blogger, I am learning as I go.  To say there is a huge learning curve is an understatement.  It’s not as easy as writing a post and sending it out into the blogosphere.  Not at least if you want to grow a real following or grow a business.  In order to achieve that you have to play the social media game too.  That alone is a full-time job.  You have to get your content out there and reach a lot of people.  And, you have to do it multiple times a day on a consistent basis. ManyRead More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Hello!  I’m glad you stopped by today.  Things have been pretty busy around my house lately.  How about you?  Is it that way for everyone this time of year?   Lots of house projects, landscaping, and keeping up with 3 boys.  Well, it’s time to jump into this week’s wonderings.  The things that I have randomly run through my mind at one time or another. Blogging This blogging thing is a lot more time-consuming than I thought.  I had no idea what all was involved.  I have been on a HUGE learning curve and have no idea if I’m even “doing itRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Well hello friends.  It is mid-week and so far this week has proved to be very busy!  How’s your week going?  My sweet sister in-law asked me to do a post on Easter basket ideas.  I was already thinking about coming up with some ideas for making cute baskets, but she wanted ideas for what to put in them.  I am usually up for a challenge so I decided to do a little research.  Here’s some things that I think would make your kiddos Easter basket super fun and exciting ~ and not just full of candy.  That’s just me looking outRead More →

Easter table 2

Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends!  We are officially into spring and well on our way to Easter Sunday.  I don’t know about you, but Easter is definitely one of those days when my family gathers together to celebrate.  I love to host our family celebrations, and I like to make things special.  This includes setting  a beautiful table for our guests.  So, today, I’d like to show you three ideas for dressing up your Easter table.  However these ideas will also work for a simple luncheon or any kind of dinner party. Table 1 For this table, I wanted something simple and pretty.  So, IRead More →

Wednesday Wonderings - stuff that's on my mind and making me go hmm...

Jenny Louise Marie Hello my friend.  Are you back to see what crazy things I am wondering about this week?  Or maybe this is your first time stopping by.  If that’s the case, “Welcome!”  Let me fill you in here.  Each week I share some of the randomness that runs through my mind from time to time.  While these may not be serious issues, they are seriously things I think about.  Moreover, I would really like to hear what you think of these things.  So, ready on and don’t forget to weigh in with a comment or two.  I love hearing from you!  Okay, hereRead More →