From the Front Porch

How has your week been? Good, I hope. As you guys know our calendars have been packed with birthday parties lately. No playing from November 10 to February 25 we’ve celebrated 4 major holidays, 9 birthdays and 1 anniversary. I’m pretty sure I’m going to need to go on a sugar detox after this weekend because I’ve eaten my weight in sweets during that time. Despite the endless travel, take out on the road and rushing to pick up gifts in between projects it is a blessing to have such a big family and so many reasons to celebrate.

Scenes from my week:


$3 Find * Enjoying simple pleasures and table conversations despite my lack of skill in the kitchen * This magazine has me ready for Spring * So many gorgeous flowers at our local home improvement store *

Have you guys been on any fun shopping trips lately? I’m seeing lots of pastels and florals but also beautiful shades of blue and white all over. You can definitely tell Spring is on the way. Here are a few fun things we found around the web this week… ((Affiliate links have been provided for your convenience. You can read our full disclosure policy here)


10 Brilliant Ways to Rock the Scandinavian-Bohemian Look

A great example at how changing out the accessories in your room can give the entire space a fresh feel.

A lesson in layering

If you’ve read this March issue of Country Living you’ve already seen her genius. Cue Sting singing “Every Little Thing She Does is Magic.”

This list of The Healthiest Options at Popular Chain Restaurants was equally informative and kind of depressing. All of my favorites are on the no list.

We’re on the hunt for some cool boho chic accessories for Hawk’s Ridge. These would make my brother in law giggle.

They have an extensive record collection so she’ll probably need an updated version of one of these.

This side table is reasonably priced and got good reviews if you’re looking for something modern.

I told my sister the other day we should incorporate a leather poof in her living room plans. The stitching on this one is really pretty.

This rug is a fabulous neutral if your style is more Scandenavian than boho chic. And it’s also a good price.

This desk is a great option if you straddle the fence between modern and rustic.

If you missed anything on the blog this week, here’s a peek at what we’ve been up to…

Home Office Makeover Plans

Home Office Makeover Plans-The Crowned Goat-8

Cottage Console to Boho Chic Media Cabinet Makeover

Cottage Console to Boho Chic Media Cabinet Makeover-13

How to Make Your Own Leather Drawer Pulls

DIY Leather Pulls-The Crowned Goat-14

The Busy Girl’s Guide to Customizing Stationery

Personalized Office Stationery for The Busy Girl-13

I hope you all have a peace filled and relaxing weekend. We’re off to an estate sale today, a birthday party tomorrow and I’m hoping a nap on Sunday ha ha. We have a great week coming up next week as we ease into spring with decorating ideas and I’m hoping to share some of the progress we’re making on the home office makeover. Until then, I’ll see you on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest over the weekend and back here on Monday.

Many blessings,


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    1. Speak to my heart, ladies! Sending you both love and hugs, CoCo

    1. You’re so sweet to comment, Emily, thanks for making my day! I always look forward to your posts. You’re talent rocks my world, CoCo

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