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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A Socially Distanced Birthday Celebration!

We had loads of laughter and fun yesterday seeing family, friends, neighbors and teachers for the first time in so long.  Millie's "drive-in" birthday celebration brought smiles and giggles and joy! The entire day was Millie's idea!  For her seventh birthday, which falls on Canada Day, we are always in ...
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Living in America: Eating Together Again

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

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 ...
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Summer Checks

Nothing screams summer more than gingham and checks!  I've rounded up over 100 of my favorite things from tabletop to tots! To wear:  Turn on your JavaScript to view content Accessories: Turn on your JavaScript to view content Swim: Turn on your JavaScript to view content For the tots: Turn ...
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Collecting: Porcelain and Enamel Flowers

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: ...
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Friday Favorites: Summer Blues

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 ...
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Summer Suppers

There is nothing like an outdoor summer supper!  Here are some of my favorites goodies for a seaside dinner alfresco. Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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A Blue and White Summer

Can't wait for summer evening swims and dinner's outside.  It is getting hot here and the children are ready for some relaxed days! Blue and white is always my favorite pool side color combination!  Here are some of my favorites summer evening finds: Turn on your JavaScript to view content
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Summer is here!

Summer is here and the camps we signed up for are cancelled so I'm planning on creating some fun at home. The first challenge for me when school is out is keeping the screen time to a minimum and I couldn't do it without The Disney Circle.  Do you have ...
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