what I saw this week: clematis on my fence is a special treat…seems especially purple this year
What’s a better way to welcome the season than by having a BBQ! This party took place last weekend at my friend Nancy’s home. It was to celebrate the graduation of 2 wonderful young ladies. Beautiful occasion, day, setting and people. This weekend is Memorial Day and the unofficial beginning of summer. So, invite some [...]
To Dwell: to reside; to live in a given condition, as in, “to dwell in happiness”. What a beautiful word; we do not just live in our homes, we dwell there. Come with me to visit my friends in their homes in the new series called “Real Women*Real Spaces”. These are regular women, but by [...]
what I saw this week: New Guinea Impatiens at the nursery…
Bunny Williams’ book, An Affair With a House, is the story of the transformation of her 1840 home in Connecticut. What an interesting name for the book, right? She truly loves her home and says “it was love at first sight”. An excerpt: “In this book, the respected decorator describes how she and her husband, [...]
what I saw this week: I bought this antique wicker table from a neighborhood Estate Sale; I put it next to my antique wicker chair in my office. Perfect! I hope you can visit an Estate Sale, Tag Sale, Garage Sale, or Flea Market this weekend!!
Amazing photographs in this catalog-love the interiors… Clothes aren’t bad either! Urban Outfitters
Happy Mother’s Day Mom! I love you. This is my mother, one of my sisters and me. My family (which also included my father and 2 bothers) were on-board an ocean liner traveling to Venezuela to live in 1960. This has always been a favorite of mine. I am the one with the funny face! [...]