Christmas Home Tour on the Tree Streets in Wayneboro, Virginia

A Christmas tradition for me and my mom, aunt, and cousin is attending a Christmas home tour in Waynesboro, VA where my mom, aunt and cousin reside. The tour is usually in the “Tree Street” area of Waynesboro where my lives in her 1911 Walnut Avenue home.  Mama’s home and Christmas décor are beautiful and […]

Christmas Home Tour – Modern Living in a 100 year Old Home

Can you believe that it is Christmas week?  I can’t!  It seems like it was just Thanksgiving and now we are just days away from Christmas.  I’ve got a real treat for you today.  Last week I shared four homes that were part of the Waynesboro, VA Christmas Homes Tour and today I’m sharing the […]

Historic Christmas Home Tour in Waynesboro, VA

Are you in the Christmas spirit?  I sure am!  Today I’m sharing a Christmas home tour that I attended a few weekends ago in the historic tree street area of Waynesboro, Virginia. I’ve admired all of these homes for years while walking the tree streets with my mom and looked forward to seeing the inside […]

Tour a Moved and Renovated 1946 Nags Head Beach House

I recently spent a week at Nags Head with my mom and niece and admired this home every time we drove past it.  I could tell that it had been moved and I wanted to see and know more.   It was close to the cottage that my mom rented for us, so one day […]

Frank Lloyd Wright Homes in Oak Park, IL

Earlier this week I shared some fun Goodwill finds that I had to leave behind when we recently visited Chicago for a weekend.  One of the highlights of our trip was a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright home and studio in Oak Park. I purchased a photographer’s pass which allowed me to photograph the […]

Eye Spy :: Three Historic Mansions in Lynchburg, Virginia

A few weeks ago I shared five historic houses in my town whose fall porch decor I admired.  Not only did I admire the decor, I admired the architecture of these five homes.  Today I’m back with the second installment of “Eye Spy” in Lynchburg, Virginia, to share three historic mansions on Rivermont Avenue that I’ve […]

I Spy :: Local Fall Porch Decor

Last weekend I ran down one of my favorite streets in Lynchburg, Peakland Place.  I will never get tired of walking or running on this street because of the beauty of the homes.  As I ran, I noticed many pretty fall porch displays and thought that it would be fun to share them.   Is […]

Historic Homes Tour in Lynchburg, VA

Sunday was the Lynchburg Historical Foundation’s annual historic homes tour.  I love a home tour and this one is my favorite of the year because it focuses on historic homes in my area.  My mom, aunts, and cousin joined me for this year’s tour.  You’ll want to visit my recaps from the 2009, 2010, 2011, […]

Elsie’s Kitchen Renovation

I have a special treat today!  Elsie, my dear friend and tennis partner, is here to share the story of her kitchen renovation.  Elsie has a beautifully decorated home full of antiques and family treasures.  She’s a fabulous cook and I know she’s eager to get into her new kitchen and make a delicious meal.  […]

Touring Pharsalia (A Historic 1814 Mansion)

On Saturday I toured Pharsalia, a beautiful 1814 mansion in Nelson County, Virginia.  My friend Suzanne writes for a local magazine and is including Pharsalia in an upcoming article on wedding venues.  She needed to visit Pharsalia to get information for her article and I tagged along. Pharsalia, located at the foot of dePriest Mountain, was […]