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.



Red Car Christmas Decor

Hi friends and Happy Saturday. I hope you are having a nice weekend. I am really getting into the Christmas spirit with all the decorating. This year I am loving all these sweet little red cars.

Red Car Kitchen Towels

World Market towels

Red Car Cookie Jar

World Market Cookie Jar

Red Car Pillow

MsCraftberrybush pillow and print below

Red Car Towel Christmas car CU

I hope you are enjoying the holiday season!



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!



Master Bedroom Remodel

My Master bedroom has new paint! The color is Benjamin Moore – Stone House.


BeforeAfter Master Bedroom

The new dressers are from Macy’s. Some of Marks photos of Lake Arrowhead will be going on this wall.

Master Bedroom Dressers

Master - Bed view

Master Bed French Doors

Mantle Before After

The white chair is from Ikea and the lamp is from the Lamps Plus Outlet. The brown pillows on the bed are from Pottery Barn. The rest of the décor is from Home Goods. My good friend and neighbor, Karen,  helped me with all the decorations.

Charlie in Master

Charlie loves being on our bed.

Happy Sunday.