Decor: Trends in Color for 2019

Is it too early in the morning to discuss decor? I mean it could be – considering the time change and our efforts to adjust. Decor is secondary, unless you happen to be on a commuter train, scrolling through your phone to stay awake. In terms of decor, I always feel the need to refresh […]

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Decor: Simple Decor That Takes Me Back

Longing for Paris has me admiring the simplest chic decor – with an eclectic collection of accents adding that perfect touch, where one doesn’t mind spending much time at home. {source here, and here}

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Decor: Walk-In Renovation

I’ve been in a weird mood this week and in an effort to snap out of it I decided to switch from pondering over deep topics to something light and airy. Decor and Travel always make me feel good when I am otherwise fixated on the worst of things. Lately, I’ve been contemplating tackling my […]

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Dessert, Champagne and Classic Films

I am all for throwing a party for singles on V(G)alentine’s Day. I mean who says February 14 is only for those in love, or otherwise in a relationship, to plan a special date night? I say, text or call, or text (who makes phone calls anymore) and invite a few friends over for B.Y.O.Aappetizers, […]

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Lifestyle: Visual Therapy Kind of Friday

I came up for air just a few minutes just now  to share what I call visual therapy with everyone stressing today over this and that.  Life is short and believe me it can get shorter if you allow stress to win.  You bet there is a link to this ROSY Ice Cream     {source […]

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Food: You Had Me at Rose, Lemon, Shortbread Cookies

I teared up when I saw this beautiful pic online leading to a simple shortbread cookie recipe which by the way is wonderful to have on-hand for not only Valentine’s Day, but for bridal showers and even a simple wedding in a friend’s backyard or another.  The hardest part is finding the perfect ensemble of […]

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Decor: Mountain Retreat to Admire

This morning, I contemplated discussing a few other topics, but on the way to work decided instead, to simply share beautiful things – where to help shift our attention to happy thoughts. {featured image and article source}

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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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