Advent Calendars for Adults

Oct 25, 2020 |

Looking for a gift for someone on your lift who is impossible to buy for!  Scratch them off of your list now by ordering a gift that will give for the entire month of December.  These treasures sell out fast every year so order the selections that catch your eye now!

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Holiday China

Oct 20, 2020 |

  I love getting questions from you and was thrilled when I got a message requesting that I link some holiday china patterns!  Here are my favorites!   My sister and I collect Bernardaud’s Grenadier Pattern so that we can share with each other when have larger groups.  It is so charming but it is…

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Gourds and Ghosts

Oct 12, 2020 |

The temperatures are finally cooling off a little bit in Texas and we decided it was time to start piling the pumpkins and gourds and mums around our front door.  This year, when I saw the amazing prices at Trader Joe’s on all of their pumpkins, I decided to buy more than I usually do…

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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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Round-Up: Lanterns

I'm preparing for a party at my home next week to welcome my sister's wedding guests from out of town to Texas.  I love being able to open the doors to our backyard for an evening cocktail but I have loads of little steps here and there that need to ...
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Easter Sugar Eggs

I've always loved ordering sugar eggs for our Easter Table.  I'm amazed by the talents of the artists who make them!  They are an Easter tradition that started during the Victorian Era and continue to fascinate holiday lovers today.  The precious tiny panoramic scenes found when you peek inside the ...
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Cabana Magazine in Dallas

I was so honored to host Cabana Magazine's team for lunch at my home in Dallas while they were on their Texas tour!  The ladies of Cabana were as elegant and fun as the images in their pages and in their new book, Cabana Anthology. Martina Mondadori Sartogo, Editor-in-Chief of ...
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The Oscars have me Thinking Pink!

Gemma Chan was stunning on the red carpet in Valentino Spring 2019 Haute Couture at the Academy Awards. With the exception of the amazing performance by Bradley Cooper and Lady GaGa, the most memorable part of this years Oscar Awards was, without a doubt, all of the PINK!  I loved ...
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My February Book Pile

I'm excited about this rainy Friday because it has given me an excuse to plop down with my peppermint tea and flip through some of the books in my February Book Pile.  Click below to see more about each of the titles pictured here. Turn on your JavaScript to view ...
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Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

I love any excuse for gift giving and Valentine's Day is no exception.  Whether it is a little box of chocolates or a decadent jewel, there is something for everyone in this gift guide!  Get ready to shower the ones you love with hugs and kisses and tokens of your ...
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