After showing pictures of my mother-in-law's successful porch design to my friend, she asked for my help getting her patio set up. Her needs: place to grill and to eat, a spot to relax, an area for the kids to play and a fun, bright design that would make her forget she rented her shore … Continue reading Patio Makeover
On TV - Sometimes I get so caught up with Olivia Pope that I forget about my first favorite TV Olivia: Olivia Benson from Law & Order: SVU. The last few episodes have been great including this week's Episode 18 "Sheltered Outcasts" directed by Mariska Hargitay and guest starring Michael Rapaport. Carisi is becoming one of my favorite … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 04.01.16
#FridayFavorites this week
I was going to just start My Friday Favorites as if I have been blogging all along, but I will acknowledge that I have not written My Color-Coded Life for six months. I have gone through these spells before and I am back ready to share all the organizing, remodeling, rearranging, and TV watching I … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 01.08.16
On TV - We are currently in the "in-between weeks" for TV. I finally watched the season finales of Law and Order SVU, Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. Detective Erin Lindsay - what, what, what are you doing?? I wish Sassy Gay Friend was her friend. There were so many things she did in this episode that … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 05.29.15
On TV - This is an obvious one this week as we said good bye to some of the best characters TV has ever seen. Mad Men's last episode truly was the end of an era. Highlights included the the three "person to person" phone calls Don made to the most significant women in his life Sally, Betty, … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 05.22.15
On TV - So many great season finales this week. Nashville, Grey's Anatomy, SCANDAL! (Lizzie Bear, how could you? Mellie! Cyrus?! How did Olivia get on that balcony? I'm not happy - I'm #TeamJake.) Chicago Fire, PD, and Law & Order SVU are all on my DVR to watch this weekend. We still have one final … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 05.15.15
My Friday Favorites - one day late!! What are some things you are loving this week? What are you watching, reading, pinning and retweeting? Have a great weekend everyone!
Inspired by an article I read in HGTV Magazine's March issue, today's Helpful Hump-day Hints show how I use everyday kitchen items to organize my life. I'll start with the most obvious - coffee mugs. I have a ton of coffee mugs (it is the go-to teacher gift, people must think we love telling ourselves … Continue reading Using Kitchen Items to Organize Your Life
I know the halls are all decked in every store with snowflakes and Christmas music, but I stand firm in celebrating the holidays in order! That plus I'm still getting through my stack of fall themed, pumpkin covered magazines. I was reading Better Homes and Gardens October issue (yes I'm that far behind in my … Continue reading I’m still talking about Autumn, it’s Thanksgiving First!