• Beaver's Bend Oklahoma
    travel

    Beaver’s Bend, Oklahoma

    This past week the Queens and I made a trip to Beaver’s Bend Oklahoma to celebrate the January birthdays. Actually, it would be more accurate to say that we went to Beaver’s Bend State Park, which is a lake surrounded…

  • Let the shenanigans begin
    Holiday decor,  home decor

    Let The Shenanigans Begin

    Now that Valentine’s Day is over it’s time to celebrate one of my favorite holidays, St. Patrick’s Day. It’s one of my favorite because it’s such a happy holiday. With all of the green, it reminds me that spring is…

  • I love terrariums
    gardening

    I Love Terrariums

    Anybody who knows me well knows that I love to garden and I love glass. Which may be why I love terrariums. All that goodness rolled into one thing. Makes me so happy! My love of terrariums may date back…

  • my favorite material in the bathroom
    home decor

    My Favorite Material In The Bathroom

    Hey all! I hope that you had a wonderful weekend and your start to the week is awesome. The weather here this past weekend was cold and wet, so it only made sense to stay inside where it was warm…

  • ten on the 10th
    furniture

    Thrift Store Find

    It’s Ten on the 10th! Which would normally mean that ten bloggers share awesome ideas on the 10th of the month for under $10.00. However, this month we have 13 bloggers participating. Woo Hoo! Bonus for us. Our theme is…

  • Birdhouse remodel
    gardening

    Birdhouse Remodel

    The weather was fantastic here at the beginning of the week. The Hubs decided to do a little yard clean up. While soaking up some beautiful rays The Hubs found this sad little birdhouse. It had definitely seen better days!…

  • One of those weeks
    home decor

    It’s Been One of Those Weeks

    Between jury duty and pulling a hip muscle it’s been one of those weeks that I haven’t gotten anything done. Instead of my usual “here’s what’s going on at the castle” posts, I decided to share a few of my…

  • Updating the master bedroom part 2
    home decor

    Updating the Master Bedroom Part 2

    When we last spoke, I was impatiently waiting the arrival of my new duvet and shams. Well, I am happy to say that they arrived last week and I got to spend the weekend updating the master bedroom part 2!…

  • Updating the Master Bedroom
    home decor

    Updating the Master Bedroom

    In the past few months I’ve been slowly updating my master bedroom. Nothing major, just a few things here and there. This is a truly horrible picture from, when I changed out the bedding. We’ve had this faux cherry wood…

  • I Love Mardi Gras
    Mardi Gras

    I Love Mardi Gras

    I love Mardi Gras! I love the beads, the fun, the bright colors, the king cake and celebrating the Wise men finding the baby Jesus! As I’ve told you before, I fell in love with Mardi Gras many years ago…

  • Valentine's Day decor

    Valentine’s Day Napkins

    Today I’m sharing my Valentine’s table with you. Specifically, my Valentine’s Day Napkins. No one could be more surprised than me! Full disclosure: I’m not much of a Valentine’s Day celebrator. I don’t like chocolate. Hey, don’t judge! I’m not…

  • crafts,  home decor

    How To Make A Faux Boxwood Wreath

    Hey! As I write this it is a beautiful, but cold, sunny afternoon. After days of dreary cold, wet weather the sunshine is so welcome for this girl. I did manage to get a few things done with my enforced…

  • home decor

    Cleaning Up After Christmas

    It’s funny how a project can take on a life of its own. We recently started a mini makeover in a guest bathroom. Everything was rocking right along until I pulled a muscle in my hip. Now everything, including cleaning…

  • Holidays

    Merry Christmas

    It’s Christmas Eve and the festivities have begun here at the castle. So before all of the crazy begins, I wanted to take a moment and wish you and your family the very best holiday season. Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays!…

  • earrings
    crafts

    Another Christmas Craft

    I have another Christmas craft to share with you, just one more. I promise. Again, like last time, it’s an easy one. Which sometimes are my favorite kind!  Every year I try to make, or buy, something small for all…

  • children's furniture

    Children’s Toy Box

    Christmas is just around the corner, so the elves here at the castle have been very busy. Not just wrapping presents, but painting all sorts of things for little girls and boys.  This children’s toy box is one of my…

  • What Happens At the Christmas Party
    Holiday craft,  Holidays

    What Happens at the Christmas Party

    What happens at the Christmas party, stays at the Christmas party. Especially the Queen’s Christmas party! When the Queens get together it’s always fun, this year was no exception. We ate, laughed, cried, told crazy stories, made a craft and…

  • centerpiece
    Holiday decor,  Holidays

    I’ll Have a Blue Christmas

    I’ll have a blue Christmas with a big splash of hot pink, please!  My dining room colors are blue and hot pink, which just happen to be my favorite colors. So naturally, when it came time to decorate the dining…