Dining Room Christmas Tree 2018

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday47 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Balsam Hill.  As always, all opinions shared are honest and my own. Several years ago, I pitched my artificial Christmas tree, purchased at a 75% off after-Christmas discount.  It clearly looked artificial and shed worse than a long-haired cat.  I was tired of storing it and wanted to give live trees a try.  I … Read More

Christmas faux-liage reviews

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Holiday37 Comments

I owe some of you an apology.  For the past few years, I have shared tips on decorating a home with fresh greens at Christmas and doled out all sorts of advice on the subject.  When I would receive questions about keeping the greens fresh, I would answer that they just need to be put it in place and left … Read More

layla’s mint photo shoot details

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday30 Comments

If you missed the final post about this dresser makeover, you can find that post HERE.  In today’s post, I wanted to share some of the details on the things I gathered and used for this Christmasy photo shoot. I bought the tree from Target last year, but I know they have them again this year in a few different … Read More

Living Room Updates

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Living Room, My House61 Comments

As much as we’ve gotten done since we moved into this house a little over a year ago, I still have stacks of pictures yet to be hung and bare walls.  It can sometimes take a while to figure what finishing touches each room needs.  I finally took a bit of time this week to tweak the walls in the … Read More

plantation shutters

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Dining Room, My House, Office59 Comments

I’ve been “adulting it” since I was 18 years old…meaning living in a place not owned by my parents, paying my own bills, etc.  And, over those 22 years, I’ve learned the things I like and the things I don’t like when it comes to setting up house.  I don’t like wall-to-wall carpet.  I like hardwood floors.  I don’t like … Read More