Spring In Kentucky Means….

Alfresco Dining At Derby Time!


Forget those other national holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving….in Kentucky the most important holiday takes place on the first Saturday in May.  Nothing says Spring like the Kentucky Derby!

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Buy Those Grocery Store Flowers!

Let’s Celebrate May Day “Everyday”

Simple Purple Carnations in an Italian Wine Glass

Is there anyone who wouldn’t like a beautiful cut flower arrangement on their counter all the time? It’s certainly possible with the reasonably priced options at our grocery stores!

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Rising To The Occassion


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With a few simple tips, everyone can become a food stylist at holiday time.  Taking a little extra time can ensure the presentation of our special meals is as memorable as the season.  Setting a table is a breeze…we’ve been doing that for ages.  Styling a buffet is not something we do every day.  A pretty set up eluded me until I learned this one simple secret.

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The Best Open Shelving For Under $30


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Look at 10 photos of kitchen, or bath, renovations today and a good percentage of them will utilize open wall shelving.  Sure they look attractive but will open shelves really work in our homes or is this a look best suited for the magazines only?

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Ah..The Funky Little Space Under The Stairs

Ever catch yourself thinking about all the glorious real estate under the stairs? Go ahead and open the door that leads to this cavern of space. If your home is like many, that space is on the clean-out and purge to-do list. Unless of course, you’ve been crafty and and are already using this charming space under your stairs.  Live in an abode without stairs?  Join us anyway for these inovative ideas.  

Home Office

Country Living

For many, our working at home needs are changing. Staircases are often in pretty nice foyers and can make for a welcoming home office. Open the walls and create a working corner with all these functions. Don’t need an office per se? What a great place for Mom central!

Covered Storage

The Owner Builder Network

Drawers offer such a great way to compartmentalize and organize all kinds of things. Paperwork, photos, hobby materials, candles, seasonal hats, gloves, mittens, games, and toys. Toys? Oh yes, what a great way to pick up, store, and start fresh every day!

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