Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

Jun 6, 2021 |

The elegant but cheeky bottle opener by Godinger Silver is available for immediate delivery from ShopKSW – $30 If your father likes to take his time sipping at his favorite drink, check out BottleKeepers.  They make a Can, Bottle and Tall Boy size. I love this Maple Grain finish but there are a lot of…

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Tablescapes at Heritage Auctions

Jun 1, 2021 |

If you share my passion for tablescapes, you are going to love the upcoming June 18th sale at Heritage Auctions. I was honored to be asked to come in last month and explore the racks in HA’s decorative arts warehouse to create  tablescapes featuring some of the incredibly special lots in the upcoming auction.   The…

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A Garden Party in a Box

May 14, 2021 |

I am thrilled to join Casamia‘s amazing curated tablescape business with a collaboration created to help you host a garden party!  Casamia and I share a goal.  We both want to help you host seamlessly!  Their wonderful “party in a box” curations make hosting a breeze. I’m partial to our Garden Party theme tablescape.  With…

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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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Home School Mat

Our Home Schooling has had its ups and downs but one thing that has remained steady is the placement!  My daughter loves to do her lessons at our dining table.  I know it sounds trivial but every time she picks up any writing instrument to write or draw, I worry ...
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Friday Favorites: Comfort

  There are so many ways that we can all contribute to the community right now and one of the easiest is to simply stay home.  For some that is harder than others but, if you are able, please do it!  I love hearing the stories of those who are ...
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Friday Favorites: Easter Egg Time!

I don't know about you but I find myself getting quite emotional when thinking about the little traditions that we won't be able to carry through this year.  One of the things I will miss the most is our annual Easter Egg Hunt at White Oaks Ranch.  My entire family ...
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Work From Home – My New Space

Just like some of you, I have worked from home for quite a while now, ever since my children started school.  Before they were both in school, I felt I needed an office to get away to whenever I needed to get something done but, since they were both enrolled ...
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Daydreaming about Blue and White Porcelain

I've spent a lot of time in family-isolation this week scrolling through some of my favorite blue and white inspiration images.  I thought you might like to see them collected into one spot! Whether on the wall, the table, a shelf or filled with flowers, there are so many ways ...
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Keeping Boredom At Bay

Like the rest of world, we are spending all of our time at home right now.  (Click here to take a tour of our house!) We are going on walks, baking, cooking, crafting and watching a tremendous amount of tv and movies!  We have been face-timing and talking to friends ...
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Stuart Maxwell Whitman 1928-2020

Our family lost a treasure on the 16th of March.  I'm sure that my handsome and charming father-in-law's star will shine as bright in heaven as it has here on earth.  He was a movie star and a cowboy all the way through.  I love the way my husband, Justin, ...
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Time at Home

  Our school is cancelled and our spring break plans are too. It seems that life as we know it is cancelled!Is this the universe telling us to slow down? I sat down when I read the quote above by Jamie Tworkowski that my friend Alli posted.  It was such ...
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March Notes

I'm crazy about these hand-painted blue and eggs!  You can order them by clicking here. We had an amazing family vacation to St. Barths.  Here are some of my favorite beach things! This handbag is trending and it was the best $30 I ever spent! These would make the best ...
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