Our mantle at the beach.  Can’t wait to get back there! How amazing is this wallpaper?  LOVE it!  Pretty Post on summer entertaining. Beautiful post filled with inspiration for summer.  Inspiration for your beach house beyond blue and white. Wish I had seen this before I renovated my kitchen. How cute are these for a…

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I think we can all agree that nothing says summer quite like listening to the sound of the water, feeling the sand between your toes and watching the dune grass sway in the breeze. I recently returned from a trip to the beach, and I couldn’t let the summer slip by without sharing the details of…

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Lobster for lunch is a summer favorite of mine. Who doesn’t like to indulge in an afternoon seafood feast?  Kimberly Schlegel Whitman’s Tablescapes At our lake house, I like to cover the picnic table with a crisp white linen from Porthault. Large white-and-pine chairs are brought from inside to make sure people have plenty of…

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We left our beach holiday yesterday and, although it feels so good to be home, I will miss our daily beach walks.  On one of them, my sister and I came across this fantastic monogrammed sandcastle!  I knew it would be perfect for our monogram monday post so I ran back and grabbed my camera…

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Family portrait of the Kennedy’s (notice her Jack Rogers white navajos!) I just finished reading Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill.  It was fantastic!  I loved reading about Jaqueline through the eyes of her secret service agent.  I always forget how young she was as first lady!

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Absolutely loving this article from Sally Horchow on Nantucket Essentials: What to Do From A-Z! I love all of Sally’s suggestions! Here are some of my favorites: Gifts“Current Vintage (curated vintage clothing),Vis-à-Vis  (inexpensive jewelry and clothes), Nantucket Looms (beautiful handmade home items), Epernay Wine & Spirits  (steady stream of summer rosé), and the Nantucket Historical Association’s museum shop (Nantucket crafts and…

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