Yeah!!  I was featured today at Savvy Southern Style.  You have to check out this lovely blog.
You're sure to be inspired by this southern gal and her savvy style.

Being new to blogging, I can use all the tips, advice and help I can get. Blogging is a like another planet I didn't even know existed until about two years ago.  I would constantly do google image searches for kitchens and bathrooms when we were planning our renovation.  Most of the time, the images I would click on would lead me to an amazing blog.  A whole new world was opened up for me.  I started out just perusing other blogs that inspired me (and I still do), but one of my New Year's resolutions for 2011 was to start my very own blog.  Not being one to procrastinate, Oak Ridge Revival was born in January. It's such a fun way for me to express my creativity and to connect with others.  Sometimes being a stay at home mother can be a bit lonely.  Who knew there were so many women out there just like me, yearning to connect with other nose wiping, car pooling, design loving women.  So there you have it, the story behind my blog.  I have already met some amazing people through blogging and while I don't have a clear vision yet for where this new venture might lead, I am always open for new experiences and opportunities.  So happy you are joining me!

I have also been featured at:

Miss Mustard Seed's Creative Blog



  1. So glad to do this for you. I hope it brings some new friends by. BTW you really don't need word verification on. You can block anonymous comments and google keeps the spam out really well now.

  2. Welcome to blogging. Found you over at my friend Kim's!!~
    It appears I have been here before. My Mind is slipping these days.
    I have a newbie party every Monday, perhaps I have met you there. If not, come this Monday where all new blogs link up. Have a wonderful weekend.

  3. So glad Kim featured you so I could find your beautiful blog! Your home is so gorgeous. I'm having a ball browsing around. I'm your newest follower and would be delighted to have you follow me back! Looking forward to getting to know you better.
    Have a great weekend!

  4. I love your blog. I am a new follower! Kim is a sweetheart and I am so glad she featured you and to have found your wonderful blog. I have enjoyed looking around and reading and can't wait to see more:)

  5. Welcome to blogging it's so much fun, I'm a newbie also and just became your newest follower. Would love it if you followed me back. Have a great weekend, Martina

  6. Welcome to blog land addictive isnt it. Found you on the Savvy southern Belle. How amazing is Kim? Im your new follower. Hope you have a great weekend look forward to upcoming posts

  7. Stopping by to say HI from Savvy Southern Style!! I am going to go explore your blog... Like what I see...

    Come see me if you have a chance!


  8. Found you from Kim's - your kitchen led me here, but I love everything! I'm a new follower. I'm a new blogger too, welcome to blogworld!! I noticed your son's sweatshirt - are you in KY? my hub and I both went to UK, now we are in Chicago - a little colder here!

  9. Hi there! Just coming over from Kim's and wanted to say welcome to blogging! This community is like no other and I have met so many amazing folks here in blogland...truly, people who I now consider dear friends! Your home is absolutely gorgeous and I have so enjoyed going through your past posts and getting to "know" you a bit better. I have a 7 yr. old son too! Pop over and say 'hi' sometime if you get a chance! :-)

  10. Hi, I popped over from Kim at Savvy Southern Style.Welcome. I'm new to the blogging community too. I'm enjoying looking at your beautiful home and all the transformations you made. I'll keep checking back. Have a great weekend.

  11. HI there and welcome to blogging! I am new too and very clueless about the technicalities! I will be your newest follower. XO, Pinky

  12. I want to see more!!
    I LOVE your bathroom!!! That shower!!!!

  13. Me again!
    You are my hero!!
    I just went through all your befores and afters!!
    What a great re-do!!
    Bet you never want to leave your house!!

  14. HOLY MOLLY BATMAN! What were you guys drinking the day you decided to take this on? I looked at the "befores" and GEEZE! Really? What brave people you are! It is beautiful and you guys did a lovely job. Also love the humor of the dead sock graveyard :)

  15. Hi Andrea - I also found you from Savvy Southern Style. Your home is just gorgeous! I just started my blog in January also. We live in a suburb of Columbus OH and are fixing up an older home so I have really enjoyed looking back through your blog. Blue is my favorite color - the blue in your bedroom is really beautiful. BTW - I made oreo balls at Christmas time and I'm still working off those pounds - so yummy!

  16. Hi - I also found your blog from Savvy Southern Style. I am your newest follower! I am also new to blogging. I am having so much fun.

    Your home is beautiful! I also love the post about your little boy's birthday. I have a little boy who just turned eight. Little boys are so precious - they always steal their mom's hearts!

  17. Hi, I don't know how I got here LOL but I sure do like your blog. Nice to meet you :)

    I can't wait to peek around somemore...

    All the best,
    Kathy :)


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