Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Thank you to all of you who offered me encouragement last week.  I have hopes that I’ll soon be feeling like myself. We are sorry to announce that Katherine will no longer be helping us […]

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. I hope you had a good 4th of July.  It was hot as the blazes in my neck of the woods. If you could send some good vibes my way, I sure would appreciate it.  […]

Stitch Fix Review for July 2018

Stitch Fix Review–July 2018-Fix #59…

July means we are now in full-on summer mode.  My July Stitch Fix box included five pieces perfect for hot summer days. I am a Stitch Fix affiliate and if you make a purchase, I make a small commission.   My love for Stitch Fix is genuine and all opinions are truthful and my own. July […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us.   It is our pleasure to host the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Ginnie […]

Touring The Stone House at Black Dog Salvage…

A few years ago I discovered that the 1911 stone house next to Black Dog Salvage in Roanoke, VA was built by and was the home of my great-great grandfather, Michael Grosso.  I wrote about that discovery here. My husband and I love to visit Black Dog Salvage and when I learned that the owners […]

Beach and Nautical DIY Project Ideas

Beach and Nautical DIY Project Ideas…

When I think of summer, I automatically think about going to the beach.  If you can’t go to the beach, why not bring a touch of beach and nautical decor to your home to celebrate the season? Today I teamed up with the All Things Creative girls to bring you a collection of Beach and […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us.   It is our pleasure to host the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Ginnie […]

Easy DIY Decorative Lantern - Learn how to make this lantern that can be used for decor in any season. #DIY #DIYlantern #lantern #woodworking

Easy DIY Decorative Lantern…

It’s been a few months since I’ve participated in a Power Tool Challenge.  This month’s theme is lanterns and I’m glad to join in to share an Easy DIY Decorative Lantern that you can make to use for decor in any season.   I actually made a set of these lanterns for last year’s Christmas mantel.  […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us.   It is our pleasure to host the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Ginnie […]

Decorating for Summer with Vintage Beach Decor…

It’s not officially summer but once the calendar rolls over to June, it’s summer to me.  In celebration of summer, I decorated my living room with a beach theme.  You know I love vintage, so my beach decor incorporates vintage along with items from the beach or those that make me think of the beach. […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. We have an activity filled weekend ahead that I’m excited about.  The daughter of one of my cousins is getting married Saturday evening and then we celebrate my niece’s recent high school graduation Sunday afternoon.  […]

1907 Jamestown Exposition Souvenir Purse

111 Year Old Souvenirs from the 1907 Jamestown Exposition…

The Jamestown Exposition was held at Sewell’s Point in Norfolk, VA to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.  The celebration was held from April 26 to December 1, 1907.  At some point relatives on my mother’s side of the family visited the Jamestown Exposition and my mom inherited their souvenirs. Mama displays […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Thank you for the birthday wishes!  I had a wonderful birthday surrounded by family. The weather here has been gloomy for what seems like weeks.  I’m ready to see some sunshine, hopefully on Sunday. It […]

Stitch Fix Review for June 2018

Stitch Fix Review for June 2018–Fix #58…

May flew by in a flash and it’s now June!  June is a favorite month because it’s the start of summer.  I love the long days and warm temperatures that this month brings.  This month’s Stitch Fix box delivered items perfect for wearing in summer. I am a Stitch Fix affiliate and if you make […]

Best of the Weekend

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Are you ready for Memorial Day weekend?  I’m celebrating my 49th birthday this weekend and am so, so grateful to be alive to have another birthday to celebrate.  Cancer changes your perspective and time and […]