Summer Cocktails that you'll want to have again and again.

Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends.  How is your week going?  We are recovering from our family vacay and sadly, getting ready to start thinking about heading back to school  Boo.  However, you’ll be happy to know that I have some awesome recipes to share with you today for delicious summer cocktails.  Moreover, I’ve tested them out myself and give them all two thumbs up.  I don’t know about you, but when it’s hot out, I really do not enjoy drinking red wine.  It makes me feel hotter.  I want something that is refreshing and delicious. These will give you just that. Cocktail #1 Watermelon ColadaRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hi there friends.  How are you and how’s your week?  I have discovered a Netflix show this past week that I have binge watched it for HOURS.  I could be ashamed at this blatant waste of time, but hey…it’s the end of my summer and I’m soaking it in.  Have you watched Bloodline?  It’s one of those you can’t stop watching.  Check it out.  Anyway, today I’m sharing this week’s Hodgepodge questions. You know, where I link up with Joyce from From This Side of the Pond and other bloggers to answer some random questions.  So let’s jump right in. 1. DoRead More →

Tiered stands are versatile decor pieces and easy to style. Here's a round up of inspiration and pics.

Jenny Louise Marie Have you seen all the tiered stands popping up on Pinterest and in magazines?  When I first saw one, I fell in love.  I love the idea of being able to have a staple accent piece that I can style for the seasons or holidays or use for entertaining.  The first one I saw was in a Pottery Barn catalog.  Pottery Barn…enough said.   I have been smitten ever since.  If you don’t have one, let me assure that it is a versatile piece and there is so much you can do with one.  So, to inspire you, I’ve rounded up ideasRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Oh no! It’s coming…faster than I would like…back to school time. Time to load up on those back to school supplies.  That’s right friends, it’s time to start thinking about sending those sweet little kiddos back to school. That means it’s also time for teachers to start preparing for the year ahead too.  If you’re a teacher, like me, then you already know how important it is for you to be happy in your classroom.  You want to use tools that make you feel happy and allow you to work more efficiently.  So, I’ve created a teacher school supplies must-have list.  TheseRead More →

Jenny Louise Marie Hey there.  How’s your week going so far?  I feel like I am knee deep in projects, vacation planning, and trying to enjoy the ‘lazy’ days of summer.  I have to admit, I am enjoying a lot of pool time these days and loving every minute of it. 🙂  If you’ve followed along with me on Facebook, then you know that I have mentioned a desire to paint my patio.  Well, guess what?  I did it.  If you are wondering if painting a patio is something for you to try, I’m here to dish all about it. First of all, let meRead More →

Here are my hits and misses from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.

Jenny Louise Marie Hello ladies.  Have you taken advantage of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?  Well, I did.  You might remember that I posted about my picks from the sale here.   Well, as it turns out, there was WAY more included in the sale than was in the catalog.  This required a little picking and choosing on my part.  #youcanthaveitall  #canyou?  Anyway, today I am going to update you on what I did pick and what I kept. In case you don’t know, one of the reasons I love Nordstrom is because of how easy they make it to shop.  You can order online andRead More →

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

Jenny Louise Marie Hello friends.  It’s Wednesday so that means it’s time for me to dump all the random junk in my head; all the things I’m wondering.  Maybe you can answer some of these conundrums.  As you read this I will be mid-road trip with all my boys.  I am excited to go and have a solid week of uninterrupted family time, but let’s just say that a family road trip has some pros and definitely some cons.  In fact, some of the downside things are exactly the things that I’m wondering about.  You know, like, how much CAN they actually eat?  Why areRead More →