By Peggy McGinley

by Peggy McGinley - 1 month ago

Travel Tattoos from Around the World

When I began this journey around the world five years ago, my skin, and my passport, were a blank canvas. If you’d told me back then that a few years later I’d have five tattoos, one of which takes up a good portion of the left side of my body, I would have thought I’d gone crazy. Then again, ju...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 month ago

Lidded crate office desk with pipe Open sign

I think I’m going to call this lidded crate my lucky lidded crate. It’s come in so handy and useful for so many projects over the years! And apparently, counting. You may remember it as part of a storage wall gallery. Then it became a garden-themed entry desk. And today… it’s a full fledged mini...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 month ago

The Lorimer Street Townhouse

The Lorimer Street Townhouse by Elizabeth Roberts, is a three-story, twenty-five foot wide, two-family house located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn. Every wall, ceiling, stair, floor and window of the house was replaced in the extensive renovation. The result is an open, loft-lik...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 month ago

Pallet wood office desk with large sign and rustic benches

I recently made some fun junk-styled changes to my pallet wood sawhorse office.  Since this spot is in the heart of my kitchen / open concept upstairs, it needs constant gutting and cleaning. Why I have an office for all to see is still beyond me… Who am I kidding… I just like WIDE OPEN SPACES. ...

by Peggy McGinley - 1 month ago

Orange Cream Cupcakes

March 26, 2018 posted by Lindsay These Orange Cream Cupcakes are made with orange cupcakes and frosting and a light vanilla cream filling! Such a delicious cupcake and fun flavor! Orange is totally one of those flavors that gets overlooked, even by me, yet it’s a flavor I love. I made an o...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Repurposed coffee table flip-up desk with Office stencilled sign

I have a surprise for you today! Not only am I going to showcase a new stencil, there will be a total of 4 NEW POSTS this week on different setups I used with it. I have been DIYing behind the scenes and it’s been so hard to wait to show you all this fun stuff! So let’s start with post #1 today…...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

A Fisherman’s Cottage Designed With a Modern Vision

Casa do Poeta by Vera Iachia. Nestled between the sea and pristine rice fields lies this extraordinary property, which required a complete renovation. Casa do Poeta, originally a fisherman’s cottage, was designed with a modern and fresh vision in mind. Working with a predominance of white, the...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Meet the Twins!

March 24, 2018 posted by Lindsay I’m so excited to finally share some photos of the twins with you! If you follow me on Instagram you may have already seen several, but we finally have our newborn photos back and we love them! So allow me to officially introduce our identical twin boys, Asht...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Modern Country House Oxfordshire

Serene modern country house Oxfordshire designed by Louise Holt. The refurbishment and interior design of an 18th century country house to create a contemporary home. With a brief to provide an inspiring, modern and cohesive interior which would sit comfortably within the existing stone archit...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Swirl Cupcakes

March 19, 2018 posted by Lindsay These Carrot Cake Cheesecake Swirl Cupcakes are made with moist carrot cake and cinnamon cheesecake layered together in one tasty cupcake! They are topped with cinnamon cream cheese frosting for a fun and delicious treat! So I am finding that one of the most...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Coconut Sugar Cookies

March 16, 2018 posted by Lindsay These Coconut Sugar Cookies have soft centers with lightly crisp edges! They are sugary, full of coconut flavor and perfect for spring with a little white chocolate and colorful sprinkles! I am SO ready for spring! We moved to a new house back in December an...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Is Iodine Safe for Hashimoto’s Disease?

Shares 174 Is it safe to take iodine if one has Hashimoto’s Disease? This is one of the top questions I receive, so today I want to break down this controversial topic. Iodine is very important for the production of thyroid hormones. Without iodine and L-tyrosine we don’t have the raw mater...

by Peggy McGinley - 2 months ago

Coconut Cream Pie Cupcakes

March 12, 2018 posted by Lindsay This post is sponsored by Challenge Dairy, but all opinions are my own. These Coconut Cream Pie Cupcakes are made with a moist coconut cupcake filled with coconut cream filling and topped with coconut frosting! They are full of texture and flavor and so fun!...