Stitch Fix for October 2016 - Sneak Peek!

October Stitch Fix Sneak Peek (Fix #40)…

How can it be that I am on Stitch Fix #40?  I’ve enjoyed this service for over three years and my wardrobe has become primarily items delivered to me by Stitch Fix.  For a gal who doesn’t like to take time to shop but wants to look nice, this service is exactly what I need. […]

Best of the Weekend Feature

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  How are you going to enjoy the first weekend of fall?  We are hoping to get to the lake on Saturday because it’s supposed to be warm and we want to enjoy a day out on the boat.  Sunday it’s going to be cool, in the 70’s, […]

Child's Desk Makeover

Child’s Desk Makeover…

Thanks to Dixie Belle Paint for providing the paint and glaze used for this project.  All opinions about the products used are truthful and my own.  Links in this post may be affiliate. It’s Themed Furniture Makeover Day!  Each month a group of blogging friends who like to makeover furniture challenge each other to makeover […]

Fall Mantel and Living Room Decor - virginiasweetpea.com

Fall Mantel…

Fall officially arrives on Thursday and the change in season is definitely in the air in my area of Virginia.  We won’t have fall color for a few more weeks but the tree leaves are looking tired and one can tell that it won’t be long until the leaves change to their brilliant fall colors. […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  I’m so glad that it is the weekend and I can’t wait to have two days at home.  Fall decorating and a furniture makeover project are on my weekend “to-do” list. Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night […]

Make a DIY crow for your front door!

Fall Door Decor – DIY Crow…

It is finally starting to look and feel like fall in my area.  It’s still been blazing hot but the mornings have had a hint of cool in the air giving us a taste of what is to come.  Over the weekend I had some time for a DIY project, my first since going back […]

Two yard sales yielded some great mid-century finds!

Mid-Century Yard Sale Finds…

Over Labor Day weekend I happened upon two yard sales and found some great things! I haven’t been to many yard sales this season because we’ve spent nearly every weekend at the lake and not in town where yard sales are plentiful. Our morning lake routine includes driving to Smith Mountain Lake State Park to […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  Are you ready for the weekend?  I sure am!  I’m working on a farmhouse style project that I’ll share next week and also on decorating for fall.  Leave a comment and let me know what you are up to this weekend! Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy […]

Make dinner in 30 minutes with this easy lasagna made in a skillet.

30 Minute Skillet Lasagna…

  30 Minute Skillet Lasagna made with Ragu Homestyle Thick and Hearty Mushroom Sauce is my latest recipe creation.   Who struggles with the age old question, “What’s for dinner”?  I know I do!  After a long day of work, the last thing that I want to do is spend an hour in the kitchen […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  Can I get a big woo-hoo for the upcoming three day weekend?  The weather is going to be cooler around here which may be nice for a change.  We are spending the weekend with family and I am so much looking forward to it!   Let’s get […]

September 2016 Stitch Fix - 41Hawthorn Nicholle Knit Dress - virginiasweetpea.com

September 2016 Stitch Fix Review (Fix #39)…

Can you believe that it is September?  I’ve been back at school for a few weeks and am glad to have a few new things to wear thanks to my September 2016 Stitch Fix shipment.  I love getting my monthly Stitch Fix box and Fix #39 was a good one. For both this Fix and […]

A 20 year old leather chair and ottoman look new after using ReLuv Leather Renew. Get the details at virginiasweetpea.com.

Leather Chair and Ottoman Makeover with ReLuv…

  How many of you have a piece of leather furniture that has seen better days?  That was the case for a leather chair and ottoman that we purchased nearly 20 years ago. This King Hickory set has had daily use in our family room and while still quite comfortable, it looked worn and shabby.  […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to the Best of the Weekend party.  I hope that everyone has had a great week.  I’ve been plugging away trying to get myself 100% in back to school mode.   We are so glad that you are here to party with us! Amy, Ginnie, Jenna, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the […]

Orzo Salad with Feta, Olives, and Peppers

Orzo Salad with Feta, Olives and Peppers…

Today I’ve got a real treat for you, a recipe for Orzo Salad with Feta, Olives and Peppers.  I first tried this recipe in 2007 and have been making it at least once per summer ever since.   A recent gathering of family at the lake was my latest occasion for making this orzo salad. […]

Stitch Fix for September 2016 - Sneak Peak Video

Stitch Fix #39 – Sneak Peek…

My September Stitch Fix box came earlier than I anticipated. After I received my Fix each month, I check out online and then send what I don’t want back to Stitch Fix.  After my check out is complete, I usually change my next shipment date to the end of the next month.  When I checked […]