Christmas Home Tour – Part 2

Christmas Home Tour – Part 2

Happy Wednesday everyone!! Let’s continue with our Christmas Home Tour!! (If you missed Part 1, you can find it here) While my children prefer a colorful, vibrant color palette for the Christmas season, I find that I gravitate towards a more neutral color scheme. Lots of white lights, creams and silvers. For an added pop […]

Dinner…the bane of my existence

Dinner…the bane of my existence

Confessional…..  Dinner is the bane of my existence. Actually, maybe it is meal planning in general. I despise it. It’s like a virus wanting, waiting for the right time to announce it’s ‘time to open a can ‘o whoop ass’ . It’s incubation period ends sometime around 5 pm…and it’s over. I get cranky…and achy. […]

A Magical Weekend in Saugatuck

A Magical Weekend in Saugatuck

 Saugatuck, Michigan…A Magical Weekend This weekend …. renewed me… made me fall in love again… reminded me of the small things that life had taken hostage… Made my heart beat fast all over again. Isn’t it a shame that this life we tend to lead..at such a hurried pace…puts miles on the heart? It takes […]

Fall Decorating!!

Fall Decorating!!

Fall Decorating I think we have pretty well covered my love of Fall, as a VERY close second to summer. No season will ever steal the thunder from my first love, my honeybun…Summer. Fall brings such warmth, so different to the warmth that summer offers. Starbucks rolls out the Pumpkin Spice Latte and it begins. […]

Part Two of My Summer Drive By

Summer and Drive- By And….I’m back. How are you? Here in NW Indiana, Mother Nature has straightened up her act and has brought us more reasonable weather. Dare I say that I consider it quite magnificent!!? ( Sshh…. don’t tell…she hates me and will send crap weather as soon as she hears about my delight. […]

My Summer Drive-By

O Summer…… I feel abandoned. Stood up. You had barely just arrived, and now you have gone. Just when it was getting steamy, and exciting…you decide to go. You’re like a dirty birdy imposing a one night stand. You were hot, full of adventure, and then gone. Was I not enough? Did the times we […]

Arachnophobia, Ants, Anarchy….and Allergies

 Arachnophobia, Ants, Anarchy….and Allergies Ok. I never meant for this much time to pass in between blog posts. But…as you can tell by my title, things have been slightly chaotic (interesting) around here. Just a little.  I have many DIY projects on the horizon. I do. But first, I have to survive the rest of […]

The Palm Tree Princess Writes a Blog…..

Welcome!!  In case you didn’t get a great sense of the chick I am from my 411 page (and my need to probably speak to a Dr. about getting some Ritalin) ….this page is serving as an even bigger introduction, and MY FIRST OFFICIAL BLOG POST! Buckle up…..I am about to go into monologue mode. We […]