TIKI CHIC-Y!

This year, I wanted to usher in summer with a casual backyard soirée to get into the spirit of the season.  I decided that dusting off a tried and true tribute […]



CALIFORNIA LOVE

Today I'm comin' at ya from the West Coast with some fun decor inspiration from two fabulous home stores that I visited on a recent trip to Southern California.  Both […]



SUMMER SNAPS

I hope that your summer is off to a fabulous start!  I have been thoroughly enjoying the early days of this glorious season and today I'm sharing a few snaps […]



FOURTH OF JULY FUN

Happy Fourth of July!  I'm looking forward to a holiday weekend at home filled with family, friends, BBQs, fireworks and some old-fashioned treats.  I've been stocking our kitchen and baking […]



CRACKING THE CASE

In theory, I love the promise that an empty bookshelf holds:  Oh to fill that blank canvas with literature, art, photographs, mementos, souvenirs from exotic travels and curiosities large and […]



RINSE & REPEAT

Earlier this year, my washing machine went into a downward spiral (believe what they say about how much soap you should add to each load!).  Fortunately, I knew that it […]



TRUE BLUE

Isn't it funny how a tidbit that you hear along life's journey can stay with you for such a LONG time?  This happened to me many moons ago when I […]



TOTALLY OBSESSED

TOTALLY OBSESSED with...

ALESSANDRA BRANCA:

Every time I pick up a magazine I come across gorgeous pictures of this talented designer's latest work.  Like this chic tablescape:

And these photos of […]



IN FULL BLOOM

I was thrilled when my thoughtful friend invited me to join her at the Preview Party for the Antique Garden Furniture Fair at the New York Botanical Garden.  I love […]



Bon Appétit!

Whenever I'm fortunate enough to visit France, I always say "Bonjour!" to the boulangerie and "Oui oui oui!" to the pâtisserie.  So...when a foodie friend recommended that I take the […]