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Holiday Candle Round-Up

Oct 28, 2019 |

I have resisted the urge to start pulling out holiday decorations but, after catching a glimpse of a Christmas movie on Hallmark while I was switching channels, I could not resist lighting a new holiday candle this weekend.  As much as I love my pumpkin spice candles in the Fall, I was ready for a…

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Partner’s Card Shopping for a Cause

Oct 25, 2019 |

It is time for Partner’s Card again, one of my favorite ways to help an amazing organization, The Family Place.  The Family Place provides shelter, education, legal aid and so much more to women, children and men who are victims of domestic abuse.  Partner’s Card is a great way to show them support and provides…

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Exploding Jack-O-Lantern Cake

Oct 20, 2019 |

Millie’s baking passion continues and this time she has created a Jack-O-Lantern cake designed to burst with candy corn when it is cut into! We started by making two chocolate cakes in bundt pans using a dense cake cake recipe so that they could be firmly stacked, one on top of the other to  make…

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Shopping in Paris – Six Shops You Should Not Miss!

Paris is full of the most amazing and inspiring shops.  Of course, you can hit the Avenue Montaigne for all of the great fashion brands or meander through the streets of Le Marais for some more avant garde designers but my favorite shops in Paris are full of treasures for ...
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I love getting new beach towels! I've rounded up over thirty of my favorites for this summer's trips to the pool or beach.  From prints to pastels, tassels to turkish, there is truly something in this round up for everyone!  There is even a set of six for less than ...
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Happy Fourth of July!

There is so much to celebrate today! God Bless the USA! Justin and I love watching this mini-series this time of year.  It is amazing and makes you so proud to live in America! Click here for a little guide to proper flag etiquette. I love it when Serena & ...
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Lakeside Tablescape

Every summer of my life has included a summer visit to the lake in Ontario, Canada.  That means lazy beach walks, time to relax and read, and hours with friends and family.  It also means evening dinners on the deck watching the sunset.  My mother has put together an amazing ...
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Canada Day!

We love celebrating Canada Day every summer at our little cottage on Lake Huron.  Even though we live in Texas, we always feel at home in Canada!  Our little Millie was born on Canada Day and we love celebrating both Millie's birthday and Canada's birthday every year on the first ...
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Little White Dress

There is really nothing as easy and elegant as a little white dress to beat the heat.  I've rounded up over 35 of my favorites here starting at less than $25! Click on the images below to shop your favorites... Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Loewe Wallet Bose Head Phones Reversible Salvatore Ferragamo Belt Cedar Shoe-Trees Tumi Alpha Bravo Deluxe Backpack Adidas Samba Sneaker Portable Fold-Up BBQ Grill Matte Black Cabin Spinner Rimowa Bang & Olufsen In-Ear Earphones Shoe Shine Kit
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Memorial Weekend Round Up

Thank a veteran today or the family of someone who fought for our freedom by dropping a note in the mail or sending a message. Brush up on your US Flag Protocol by clicking here. So many great sales this weekend!  Here are a few of my faves: Up to ...
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Five Healthy Choices

I love Kimber Westphall's new column for D Magazine about Five Healthy Choices so I was thrilled when she asked me to share a few of mine!  I'm always striving to make healthier choices, especially in front of my children, and sitting down to answer her questions was a great ...
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Summer Style that is a steal!

  I love shopping for summer dresses and accessories.  I've always been a "dress girl" as they are so easy to throw on and take the pressure off of piecing together separates.  This feminine boho eye-lit lace dress is one of my favorites because I adore the color (it also ...
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