Skip to main content


Countertop Review

This time last year I was packing up our house to prepare for our down-to-the-studs renovation in our kitchen, family room, and master bath as well as the addition of a screened porch. The family room wasn't originally part of the plan, but that's a post for another time. The kitchen was where I really had to plan and scheme, and, yes even fret, to stay in our footprint and budget and to get the function and look I wanted. I love a challenge like this, though, so despite some occasional frustration with my client (aka me! ), I enjoyed the process. A key "want" of mine was honed marble countertops. There are dozens--maybe hundreds--of blog posts, articles, and showroom sites that compare various types of countertop materials and their pros and cons. I read most of them and took notes from a lot of them in the months leading up to our start date. One of the most helpful things was visiting a sweet friend's kitchen, where I was able to ask questions about cleaning, a

Well, this is embarrassing . . .

Relatively new to blogging, I only wish I could use my neophyte status as an excuse.  It came to my attention today that I had inadvertently made it almost impossible to comment on this blog.  All the while, I had been whining to Mr. T&C and Fabulous Co-worker that I never had any comments. Oh, yes, my face is red—almost as red as these stunning poinsettias.

Red Poinsettias

So, please forgive me, and by all means, comment!


  1. Hooray! I tried to comment this morning and couldn't. Hello T&C and welcome to the blogosphere. It's just lovely here. Your house, BTW, is SPECK. TACK. QUE. LAR:).

  2. Hello Stranger,
    i have throughly enjoyed reading your blog. It has been great to keep up with your family this way!To your recommendation I watched the Bishop's Wife today while I wrapped Christmas presents--they don't make them like they use to. I loved it! I have missed you and think of you often. I have been unable to reach you by phone--please give me a call sometime!

  3. Thanks, Mrs. T & C! I guess I'll go make YOUR Birthday comment now... just browse below!

  4. good thing you got that fixed. you might have given yourself a complex.

    love your christmas post and the beautiful ornaments.

  5. Lovely home and comments... My home was just on our Tour of Homes, so I know what you have been going through. I absolutely loved it though! I look forward to reading more of your blogs!


  6. Glad you got your comments fixed! That is crucial to blogging & welcome to blogging by the way. I see you are pretty new at it. It's so much fun & I know you'll love it too. It has enriched my life so much meeting all these great women out there, sharing life together.


Post a Comment

Thanks for taking time to leave a comment! I love hearing your thoughts.

Popular Posts