White Hot Fire Place

Another renovation update. This one is a quickie. In the Georgia house we have a 2 sided fire place. I can’t wait for cooler weather to start a fire in this baby! The fire place faces the dining room and part of the entry, where I have my favorite seating area. This fire place inContinue reading “White Hot Fire Place”

Baby I’m Star

I’m not sure what rock I have been living under, but I accidentally discovered a new thing (new thing to me at least) from a fashion photographer in NY…….I’m kicking myself I didn’t save his name and am crossing fingers I stumble on him again. Anyways, he was talking about a lens filter that heContinue reading “Baby I’m Star”

Sir Earl Palmer

Who doesn’t love an Arnold Palmer? And no, I don’t mean the Arnold Palmer the pro golfer although I’m sure he’s a great man. I mean the tea, you know, 1/2 lemonade + 1/2 tea= so good!! My cocktail is inspired by this. Made with 2 of my favorite beverages; earl grey tea and ginContinue reading “Sir Earl Palmer”

Joshua Tree in Four Days

I had no business planning a trip this past October. Travel was kind of frowned upon, and I was kind of scared actually. Deep down in the pits of my soul, I knew I had to put myself in a new environment. Work was intense (but was lucky to have a job) and home –Continue reading “Joshua Tree in Four Days”

Santa Would Love One

Not sure how I obtained a subscription to Southern Living Magazine, I have been getting it in the mail at least for the last 6 months. I have to say, I have enjoyed flicking though, turning the glossy pages, reading the good articles BUT best of all – the fabulous recipes! I stumbled on thisContinue reading “Santa Would Love One”

Holiday gift guide – support local!

This year has been quite a rollercoaster. But, I always like to say there‚Äôs a positive side to every challenge life throws your way. A couple of years ago Alessa, Ana, and Gisella had an idea to do something together as they were enjoying a pleasent afternoon at a cafe. This idea took some timeContinue reading “Holiday gift guide – support local!”