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Summer Checks

Jun 25, 2020 |

Nothing screams summer more than gingham and checks!  I’ve rounded up over 100 of my favorite things from tabletop to tots! To wear:  Accessories: Swim: For the tots: Family Pajama Party: At Home: In the kitchen: On the table: For our furry friends: In the nursury:    

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Collecting: Porcelain and Enamel Flowers

Jun 22, 2020 |

I just adore porcelain and enamel flowers and I have appreciated having them in my home more than ever during this time when flowers have not been as available! I collect several different types and thought it might be fun to share some of them with you here! Enamel Flowers: In the photo above are…

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Friday Favorites: Summer Blues

Jun 19, 2020 |

I just love everything about this video with Cathy Graham as she walks us through how she sets the table. This huge shell is perfect for use as an ice bucket.  We use it for rosé in the summers.  It is also pretty holding towels or filled with plants or succulents. It is a summer…

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Cornflower Blue

I'm crushing on cornflower blue today!  It is such a flattering color on any skin tone and such a beautiful color in a home.  I hope you like my edits below. So many items are on sale! Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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Memorial Day

  I love this photo by Laurie Byrne.     I loves this set up with a quilt as a tablecloth. Such a pretty and patriotic table by The Fashionable Hostess. I saved this image by CattleBaron in Cashmere from the Glam Pad a while back! A photo from my ...
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Outdoor Sales

We have been spending so much time at home and we have gotten more use of our outdoor spaces than ever before.  There are a few spots that I need to update a bit and I plan to shop on line this weekend as there are so many great sales ...
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A Graduation at Home

We had a wonderful time putting together a mini-celebration for our sweet Maddy, our nanny who lives with us.  She has always been like a member of our family but, as we have all isolated together, our bond has really grown even stronger!  Maddy earned a degree in Pastoral Studies ...
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Fresh White Dress

This is the third year that I have put together a collection of fresh white dresses that are perfect for summer!  Whether you pair them with sandals at the beach or sneakers in the city, this year's edit of over 70 dresses has something for everyone! Drag your mouse over ...
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Field of Flowers Tablescape

Another night with a dinner safe at home means another tablescape for our family.  I adore the Field of Flowers pattern by Juliska.  We used the salad plate over their classic Berry and Thread dinner plate.  The Field of Flowers napkin was a fun compliment to this gorgeous botanical mix.  ...
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Friday Favorites

Can't believe that we are on week eight!  We continue to feel so grateful to all of those who are working on the front lines while we have the privilege to stay safe at home.  We are grateful for our health and all of the comforts of home at these ...
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Taco Tuesday

Setting the table for Taco Tuesday is festive family fun!  My children made the tissue paper flowers for a home school Cinco-de-Mayo art project so I used them as my inspiration for our color-story. (A few people have asked me for a tutorial so I'll work on that!) The pink ...
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Making a Margarita

No matter how you take your margarita, the proper tools are essential in making it!  Here are a few of my favorite tools accompanied by photos from a while back, when we used to have friends over to our house!  I miss my friends and I miss celebrating life's occasions ...
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Backgammon

Pool Backgammon by Slim Aarons. We have spent a bit of time after the children go to bed playing backgammon almost every night since we started staying safe at home.  It is so much fun!  My husband is much better than I am but, every once in a while, I ...
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