Decor: Cabin In the Woods

I often speak of downsizing – which I’ve done and really will never go back to owning stuff and more stuff to fill a home. I prefer a small space, a loft or a studio filled with the simplest of decors and a handful of memorable collectables – that’s all I need to feel content. […]

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Decor: Home Blended In Nature

Saving all of the natural around us is something I hope everyone considers while developing, building, updating and expanding their homes, kind of like this beautiful approach to a ranch-home without destroying a single tree in their natural habitat.

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Boutique Hotel Pick – Le Mas Des Poiriers – Avignon, France

Even at this point in life, I dream of fairy tales, not so much about a prince sweeping my off my feet and ending up living a life of a princess, but more like, a place an adult woman could escape to, and be pampered for a week or more, with pool side refills on […]

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Let’s Ease Into The Week, Shall We?

I have visions of just gliding into this week. Especially after the crazy hectic few weeks that seems to have become the norm in most everyone’s life. I am not saying that I have nothing to do, or that deadlines and such are not around the corner. I am just thinking a slower start is […]

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Decor: Thumbs Up For the Skinny Home Design

I love small spaces – studio apartments, lofts and even boat houses – especially in coastal towns. Not sure why that is but the compact configuration is ideal in my head and these homes are all thumbs up: In Portland, Oregon   In Oakland, California    In Vancouver, Canada

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Travel: For the Bucket List Traveler

I was away for a week, in case you hadn’t noticed the lack of posts. But now I am back, starting out my week with work and play or life and some blogging and cooking and sharing, hoping too keep us all on the positive. So here we go:

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Sunday Edition: Topics Of Interest From Around The World

I am finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel, in terms of this bug/flu thing I managed to get caught up in this past week – the entire event being kicked off by a stiff neck,  followed by an achy body, fever, headache and a huge knot in my throat, or more […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – L’Hotel Particulier – Arles, France

Mondays are a great day to start with daydreaming – about places you wish you could go or ones you hope someone would whisk you away to – for a bit of rest and relaxation, and romance – kind of like this place in Arles, France. Details are everything   

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Travel: The English Countryside Is Highly Recommended

Last year, I was fortunate enough to travel throughout the English countryside by car. Let me rephrase- I was lucky enough to have a family member live in England who was kind enough to take me around the island from east to west, and North to South. I still think about that trip, and I […]

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