Fab Winter Outfit

Courtney from A Thoughtful Place Blog inspired me to get this fabulous outfit. Isn’t it awesome?

A Thoughtful Place Blog


She provides all the details on where to get everything on her blog (link above).

Here is my version.

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My top is from Forever21. The scarf is something I have had for a long time.

I hope you are having a nice weekend.




My Favorite Things 2014

Can’t have too many favorite things. Here are 10 of mine.

1. The Vitamix – The soups are easy, delicious and healthy.



2. I adore this pretty sea glass necklace from Laguna Beachcomber on ETSY.
Seaglass Necklace

3. This is a really good book
Street Cat named Bob


4. My i Pad


5. My favorite healthy dessert is these Dole Frozen bananas. I get them at Costco.

6. I love this pillow from Apple White on ETSY

Bicycle Pillow on Etsy

7. World Market has a very nice smelling hand cream for only $4.99.

Lilac Blossom
8. This white throw from Ikea is so cozy and priced at only 29.99. I used it for a Christmas tree skirt in my bedroom.

 Ikea Throw Following-friends Blog

9. This video on You Tube taught me how to apply mascara.

10. Bath and Body Works 3 wick candle makes my whole house smell good.


To see my favorites from 2013, you can click here.

I hope you have a Happy Day.



Open Kitchen Shelves

Open kitchen shelves are so pretty. I love this inspirational kitchen from BHG:

Open shelves Pinterest

So, on my trip to Ikea I got these shelves and found a spot for them in my kitchen

kitchen shelf 2

I added a small white table below the shelves for my Kitchen Aid.

Shelves with kitchen aid

This unused area in my kitchen is now so useful and cheerful.

Have a nice day




Master Bedroom Update and Ikea Finds

The new centerpiece of my master bedroom is this adorable sweet pillow from Honey Pie Designs on ETSY.

Love Pillow Following-friends Blog


A few other additions to my room are from Ikea:

Fiddle Leaf Fig for $13.00!

Fig Tree Ikea

White Ivory Cable Knit Blanket for $30.00 and it is so soft and cozy.

Ikea Chair and knit blanket

I got 3 of these frames for $17.00 each and will use them for some of Marks photos of Lake Arrowhead. Ikea Frame

Happy weekend!