2020 Fashion Trends

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Bird Feathers

Feathered Skirt, Cynthia Rowley

Thanks so much for all the love on that last ramble.  Like I said, I am not going anywhere, just cutting back a bit.  With that said….

2020!!! So many fun fashion trends ahead.   I only included the ones you might see me in… Continue reading “2020 Fashion Trends”

Luxury Bed & Bath Sales Going On Now

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Are you constantly inundated with emails offering some kind of deal?  I find sometimes I can’t see the forest for the trees, becoming almost overwhelmed at times.  Plus, who has the time to pilfer through all of these emails?  I definitely don’t! Continue reading “Luxury Bed & Bath Sales Going On Now”

GRRReat Salad To GEAUX!

fullsizeoutput_4747.jpegMonday night’s college football championship will be here before you know it!  And, the important question is…..Are you cheering for the right TIGERS???

If you are, I have a salad to accompany that pot of gumbo or red beans you might be serving up! This salad has purple and gold, roasted beets, goat cheese, Cajun pecans, and an orange-molasses vinaigrette. Continue reading “GRRReat Salad To GEAUX!”

Cleaning Out 101


There is something about starting the year off by cleaning out and purging.  When I do this, I feel more productive, because I am not spending extra time trying to find things.  In turn, it makes me less anxious, because I am not running late for a class or appointment.

I have already started in the kitchen at our house, and WOW!  One cabinet in and I am a new person. Continue reading “Cleaning Out 101”

A Menagerie Of New Year’s Posts


I hope you all enjoyed Christmas with your family and friends. We had the best Christmas here at the Smith household, sharing it with Erin, Hayley, my mother and Chris.

As we are putting things away and gearing up for NYE, we are reflecting on how so many things have changed in our lives in the year 2019. Continue reading “A Menagerie Of New Year’s Posts”