Decor: Kenyan Lodge Worth Talking About

Some of us (U.S.) are getting ready for the long weekend today – planning a ski trip somewhere, or just an extra day Monday to hibernate – either way I wish you all a very happy weekend and leave you with this amazing photographs of a Safari Lodge in Kenya – wondering if they rent the […]

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Decor: A House on A Lake

I have been tossing around the idea of buying a house, not a big one, but rather a one or two bedroom chalet with views of Lake Thun in Switzerland or Lake Como, in Italy, and when I do, the renovations would lean towards modern, with windows so grand, to take in all of the […]

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Decor: Orange Is The Old and The New

During the winter months I crave color – orange is one I’ve come full circle  – in 2002 decorating my bedroom in burnt orange and other lighter hues perfectly extended to throughout other parts of the house, which at the time worked well with the Tuscan exterior style, track home we purchased in Sacramento. Since […]

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Decor: Simply Chic For Those Craving Coastal Living

My home decor is very earthy and peaceful. I live near the coast in San Francisco so my aim was to embrace the weather in the city, foggy mornings, with a touch of sun peaking through, all blended across the skies and reflected against the changing hues of the Pacific Ocean, some greenery inserted along […]

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Decor: For the Detail Oriented

There was a period in my life – a decade ago, where I would visit new home sites around California just to get a glimpse in person, the best of shabby chic with a twist to Roman or Venetian  style decor choice used for all the model mansions border lining villas. They made it easy, […]

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Decor: If Renovation Is Your New Year Goal

If  renovation – minor or major – is the goal for 2019, then you might appreciate what’s trending or simply just ideas to incorporate in your own style.   {Lake Tahoe home tour} – Screened in porch or outdoor dining – is the key in this wonderful home in Lake Tahoe as if from a fairytale […]

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Decor: Chanel’s New Flagship Store – Manhattan

In light of the fact, a few department stores are either closing down or renovating and reinventing themselves here in northern California to remain key players in this day and age of online shopping, I have to applaud Chanel’s newly designed flagship store in Manhattan. The very idea of a modern chic decor approach, which […]

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Travel: In Search of the Christmas Markets

Christmas is around the corner, and the shopping has begun in some places, while in others the planning – first stop a good old fashioned Christmas market:

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November Floral Arrangement 101

Those who tell you they don’t love a great floral arrangement are ones that are fibbing. Floral arrangements, no matter the occasion, bring the kind of joy that is unsurpassed. So if you need a tip or two on how to create that special or unique bouquet of flowers for the holidays – or just […]

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Lifestyle: Halloween Is Right Around the Corner And…

There are two occasions in a year I consider to be the most entertaining:  St. Patrick’s Day and Halloween and its fair to say that since the later is just around the corner, I needed to share some interesting facts or fiction or a little bit of both to spark some interest just in case […]

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