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Living in America: Eating Together Again

Jun 30, 2020 |

I’m honored to be included in Traditional Home’s panel discussion today about one of the few silver linings that our safe-at-home time has blessed us with.  I hope you will join us!  Please reply to INFO@develop-la.com and join us! xo, Kimberly

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Red White & Blue

Jun 27, 2020 |

When fashion publicist Elizabeth Tuke Dake told me that she was starting her own site to promote her edit of small-business favorites, I was thrilled.  Tuke Bazaar is a wonderful on-line shop filled with brands you may not have ever heard of before but will surely become your favorites! I selected this pretty and easy…

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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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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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Cait Kids!

Congratulations to my friend Caitlin Wilson on the launch of Cait Kids! Caitlin is so accomplished.  She is the talent behind her vast line of fabrics, textiles, rugs and so much more. She is an incredible mother and such a sweet person.  I was lucky to get to know her ...
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A Pink and Green Tablescape

We are having so much fun setting the table every night as we enjoy family meals.  Last night, we set a table using our favorite pink and green items from around the house and our party closet.  I've linked the exact tablecloth, chairs and hurricane lanterns (you won't believe how ...
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Alfresco Entertaining

We have enjoyed eating together as a family the last 45 days in a row!  To make each meal feel special we have been setting tables all over the place, indoors and out!  Eating alfresco doesn't have to mean paper plates and napkins!  On the table above, we mixed high ...
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Collecting: Nemadji Pottery

My living room photographed by David Tsay for Veranda Nov/Dec 2019. You can see my small collection of Nemadji Pottery on the mantle. I'm a collector at heart and love learning about the history of pieces that I find.  Ceramics and Pottery are certainly near the top of my list ...
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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

I love showering my mother and mother-in-law with gifts on Mother's Day.  They both do so much for all of us all through the year and I love having an excuse to shower them.  Click on the images below to shop for the mothers in your life.  So many items ...
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