Wysteria Blooming – A Sure Sign of Spring!

Wysteria – Charleston, SC

Wysteria, plentiful here in Charleston, SC. The aroma that drifts through the air is enticing. If you’re walking down the street it will stop you in your tracks and make you search for where the heaven scent (pun intended) is coming from! Wysteria is a vine (that you need to keep in check). Spring is when it shines in all its glory!

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The Vineyard Sound House Plan by Yankee Barn Homes!

The Vineyard Sound House Plan by Yankee Barn Homes

Isn’t this house plan a beauty (and you haven’t even seen the interior!)? This plan was originally built on Martha’s Vineyard I believe. Can you imagine? A breathtaking view, a screened porch, an outdoor shower… the list goes on. Wait until you see the interior images. #wow

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Hello, it’s me…

From L to R: Dad (Joe), me, Mom (Sheila), Sister (Bridget) and Fred – photo from a few years ago while in MI!

Hello, y’all! Well, I’m happy to inform you that you’ve made it through the middle of the week, hang in there, Friday is on the horizon! I’m sure many of you are familiar with Adele’s (the singer) hit song, “Hello”. When I saw this image, that’s what came to mind. I’m also thinking about changing my voicemail message to: “Hello, it’s me!”, hehe, kidding…

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Gratitude…

Gratitude on a busy night…

The other night we were out running an errand. The sky was phenomenal – everyone going about their lives, entwined in whatever life has brought their way. Some are busy, some carefree – some going to or coming home from work. Others are taking care of others, whether their children or parents. Life can be so busy. Whether it be their children, friends or relatives…

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(RE) Featured Artist: Carol Jenkins!

Jim Creek by Carol Jenkins 16×20″ Oil

A pretty fabulous painting, isn’t it? What struck me right away was the brightness of the grass, that beautiful sun-kissed golden color and above it the dark trees which just makes the grass area that much more brilliant. I happened upon a similar scene on a morning walk recently and backed up to get a shot. Stunning!

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Pasta with Shrimp, Garlic & Parmesan!

Pasta with Shrimp, Garlic and Parmesan🧡

Is there anything more precious to have in your possession than a good recipe? A recipe that comforts (especially these days), and is so quick and easy to pull together yet tastes like a five star restaurant. Sometimes the most simple recipes are the ones that we long for… THIS is that recipe!

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