A Visit to Maymont in Richmond, Virginia

Greetings, friends!  Before I share my recent visit to Maymont in Richmond, Virginia, I want to share a bit of good news.  Last Wednesday I had my second set of scans since my January cancer diagnosis and I am happy to report that my tumors are much smaller than they were in January.  My doctor […]

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Kentuck Knob

A few weekends ago we had the pleasure of touring Fallingwater, a Frank Lloyd Wright designed home in the Laurel Highlands area of Pennsylvania.  After touring Fallingwater, we drove to another Frank Lloyd Wright house in the area, Kentuck Knob. Kentuck Knob was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Hagan family who owned a […]

Visiting Fallingwater

A few weekends ago we took a trip to the Laurel Highlands area of Southwest Pennsylvania to visit Fallingwater, a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Kaufman family, owners of Kaufman’s Department Store in Pittsburg. Fallingwater is located between the villages of Mill Run and Ohiopyle.  If you are an outdoor lover, this […]

Chicago Goodwill Finds that Got Away

Last weekend we traveled to Chicago for our good friend Jeff’s 50th birthday party.  I was a bad blogger and forgot to take pictures at the birthday party but I did take photographs to share from the many Goodwill stores that we visited. I know that normal people when visiting Chicago would head downtown, but […]

An Enjoyable Charleston Getaway

  Since we were in Atlanta for the Haven Conference, Mr. SP and I decided to take a side trip to Charleston before heading home.  We visited Charleston a number of years ago with two good friends and have been itching to go back.  A Charleston getaway is perfect for anyone who loves history and […]

Vermont Vacation…Part Two

After the Okemo ski portion of our Vermont vacation, we headed to Woodstock, VT to stay for a few days at The Woodstock Inn.  Isn’t it lovely?  While we were there we played tennis, relaxed, and did some sight seeing. Directly across from the inn is a covered bridge that you can either walk or […]

Pastiche at Main :: A Must Visit Shop in Lynchburg

Pastiche at Main recently opened in Lynchburg, VA and I like the store so much that I thought I’d share it with you. Lynchburg’s downtown has really come alive in the past few years.  If you are in the Central Virginia area, it’s a destination that you won’t want to miss.   Pastiche at Main […]

What My Husband Did While I Enjoyed Haven

Mr. SP is taking over today to share what he did in Atlanta while I was attending the Haven Conference. While Sweet Pea was doing whatever one does at Haven, I ventured out on my own to do things that I had hoped would interest me.  I was successful. My first stop was Stone Mountain.  […]

Visiting the Roanoke Farmers Market

Do you enjoy shopping at your local farmers market?  In my town we have an excellent market and I need to make an effort to support it more than I do.  It’s quite popular and crowded every Saturday. On a recent beautiful Saturday Suzanne and I got up early to head to the Roanoke farmers […]

Spring Market 2013 at Lucketts

Mama and I looked forward to Lucketts Spring Market for weeks and finally the big day to shop arrived on Sunday.   We started by heading to the Hometalk tent to meet Donna from Funky Junk Interiors, Miriam from Hometalk, and Karen from The Graphics Fairy. This is Miriam.  I met Donna but didn’t get […]