Over the past few weeks, Scott and I have been putting a lot of time into The House on High Street. Not sure if it’s the same with everyone, but since we are not indoors as much during the summer, home projects are not on my priority list. The temperatures are finally beginning to drop. The holiday season is approaching. We’ll all be spending more time indoors. Now is the perfect time to give our living spaces a little more TLC. Believe it or not, it only takes a few home decor accents to make things COZY!
I recall the first time I set foot in the House on High Street. A three-story, two-hundred year old home, with 12-foot ceilings, and decades worth of neglect. This was a huge difference to the one and two bedroom condos Scott and I lived in, prior. They were fairly easy to make cozy! I had confidence in the vision we shared in our renovation, decor, and design. But, I was concerned that a house of this size would never be cozy enough to feel like a home.
Baby Blue has recently turned ONE! On Sunday, we celebrated his first birthday, with an intimate birthday party, at The House on High Street. We had our immediate family, a cake, and some homemade Italian food. It was a great celebration! Even though I can’t (yet) show you Baby Blue’s adorable face, I can still share some photos and highlights from his First Birthday Party…
Dear Baby Blue,
I can’t believe that in just a few days, you’ll be ONE! It seems like yesterday that we got the call from the agency about you. Your foster-daddy and I were taking care of Baby Berry, at the time. We knew that she would love having another baby around.
So fall is officially here, but I am chomping at the bit to see these leaves turn colors and feel the cooler, crisp air. (It’s still pretty warm in New Jersey!) This is the time I get into full homemaker mode. From decorating and pumpkin picking to baking with all of those delicious, Autumn ingredients. Regardless of the slow pace on its arrival, we are officially having a FALL at The House on High Street.
I love football season! Probably because Scott and I tend to lay low on Sundays. It’s just the perfect thing to do, aside from church, as a family. I also enjoy inviting friends, from time to time. On Sunday, Scott and I will be hosting an intimate Football Gathering at The House on High Street.
On one hand, I want to keep it simple. (I have Baby Blue’s First Birthday Party the following weekend!) But, of course, I couldn’t keep myself from looking at Pinterest. Holy cow. Have you seen some of these football gathering ideas? They are so stinkin’ cute. And, fun! I had to share some of these ideas with you~ From quick and simple to the more time-consuming and complex.