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Porches are Life-Savers

Porches are Life-Savers

Porches are Life-Savers   Yes they are.   You know, I have used my porch for many entertaining opportunities – from Mother’s Day with hosting the family to Noah’s graduation party and hosting many friends.       It’s like having an extra room – but more of an open air aesthetic quality, so that makes it more accessible certain times of the year, but I also feel like I’m a part of nature too, with the humming birds dancing

A Southern Trend Gets Traction

A Southern Trend Gets Traction

Have you ever heard of “Haint Blue”?   Well, it’s the “nicknamed color” for the ceiling paint on a Southern porch and appropriately named to keep evil spirits away.  It dates back with generation after generation passing this tradition and in the Charleston area in particular, it has historical significance…..     And it goes Coast to Coast?   Yes, the idea of painting the porch ceiling an appropriate color blue is spreading to other areas of the country, not

A Cabin Nestled in the Mountains

We do love visiting the Mountains of North Georgia….and we have been delighted to make that trip with two long weekends this past year! It’s a nice “flash back” with these cold temps and dreary days…..   Both times we went to the same cabin, personally owned by friends, and we enjoyed late Summer on the first stay and Fall on the second trip.   The interiors were filled with rich wood tones and fun accessories to accentuate the Cabin

SWINGING for the Stars

There’s nothing like a porch and a swing , that go together like “peas and carrots” and I can not imagine not having a swing in my life ever again! It’s a very special place for reading…… For sipping your morning coffee…… For a thirst quenching glass of iced tea……in the afternoon For a family gathering……but then, you have to share your special “chair” OH, but wait, you can have twin swings and can share with friends! For peace and