I have mentioned before how very grateful I am to be able to live in such a beautiful spot.  We will soon be leaving our wonderful little home here and begin our annual journey down south.  But before we go...thought I would show you just a few little shots around the homestead.

I'm always tweaking that mantle trying to get it just right.
This year was the first time I discovered a plug behind the picture....lots of folks put their TV's up there but ours is in a big hutch in the great room.

A lot of the art was in the home when we purchased it so I have made it work.....As you know....I always believe in recycling everything in a new way.  Lots of the little things here are from other spots that we have been in over the years. I have said before......if you don't like color......don't stop in at my spot.

Last but not least..........

Hope  all of you have had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend......I know we have.

Hugs sweet friends,



  1. Your home is magnificently beautiful. You've really been blessed. And I do love the color.

  2. You are an awesome human being. So glad to have made your acquaintance.

    Safe journey.

    Wishing all good things to settle in your life.

  3. Dear Jo,
    Your home is lovely and inviting! I love your mantle. I do have a tv above mine, it is nice to watch a movie and the fire at the same time.
    Blessings and hugs~

  4. It looks like a very comfortable place. I too love the big sunflowers bowl. We also have one of those old radios. Thank you for sharing some of your wonderful pieces in your home. Now I want to just go rest on those chairs over looking the water. Have a wonderful week.

  5. Lovely picture of Flathead Lake. Brings back memories!!

  6. What a gorgeous view! Hard to leave that, I bet!

  7. Jo, your home is beautiful and cozy and your view is fantastic. I didn't know you were a "snow bird".


  8. A home full of colour, warmth and soul - AND that amazing water view!! You are very blessed :)

  9. It is a beautiful summer home. But winters are not all that fun in Montana. I just can't handle them anymore. I'm really looking forward to going south again starting slowly that way next month.

  10. Beauty just follows you all over the place... Thanks for sharing your other home and have a fun, safe trip back to the heat:)

  11. What beautiful pictures of your home. So happy you had a GREAT Labor Day!!

  12. Have a safe and blissful Trip as you head South...

    Dawn... The Bohemian

  13. Your home is comforting and inviting.
    thank you for allowing us to visit.

    hugs Sharon

  14. Just a quick note.... I am having a Halloween Giveaway... Come on over!!

  15. Hi Jo! Thank you soooo much for stopping at The Writers Porch!! Glad you found me and I in turn found you! Love Love Love your home!

  16. What gorgeous photos! I just love your home.


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