September 2012 archive

Staying on Task

Happy Thursday, friends!

This week is just flying by and can you even believe September is nearly  over?  I blinked and Bam!  It was gone.

And because it is this time of year, I have to throw out a big HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my baby sister, Robyn.

I can’t figure out how it is that she keeps getting older but I am the same age…huh.

Can we say Denial?

(Ok, I know I can pronounce it but I refuse to acknowledge it)

Happy birthday, sweet sister.  I love you!

Now I have a question for you.  Remember I told you how I’d like to have a desk on the newly stenciled living room wall?  (read more here…)

Progress at Casa Stephens

Kitchen remodel updated with paint

You know, it’s funny how often I get asked by clients and friends who may never have visited my house yet what my OWN home looks like.  Those of you who have been to my house know that I’m no different than a lot of people, my house is a constant work in progress.  I highly doubt it will EVER be completely finished to the point of perfection and that is simply because, again like many of you, I live on a budget and can only do what I can do.

My house is not huge, in fact, it’s rather tiny by Texas standards but I love it just the same.  The most important thing for me, when decorating a home, is to give the house and the people who live there a voice of their own.  I don’t want it to look like anyone else’s and I want it to have CHARACTER, even it it has the same floor plan as 50 other homes in the neighborhood.(to read more, click here…)

Kids

Sammi, Mama and Jay photo bombing in the background

Please excuse my absence.  My daughter and her boyfriend have been visiting from California and we’ve just been having the most amazing time together laughing and shopping and cooking and eating (a little wine tasting as well).

Many of you who read still have little kiddo-s at home and may feel underwater at times, as if this stage of your life may last forever.

Others are dealing with teenagers who can be, shall was say, “Trying” at times…this too seems to last for what seems an eternity.

I can tell you this from MY experience: (to read more, click here)