With all of our recent travel I keep thinking about one thing… our mattress.  I now miss my bed. As an avid traveler I have never experienced this until this year.  It has been about 2 1/2 months since we started sleeping on our new Leesa mattress that we received for the One Room Challenge. See.. read more →

I have a hard reality to face.  I have a son headed off to boarding school in a month and a daughter headed to Italy for the school year with SYA.  It makes me sad to not have them under my roof yet I am thrilled for this opportunity for them both.  I got a.. read more →

I am a HUGE fan of all things Tim McGraw.  This fondness is 20 years strong and not waning. He clearly adores his gorgeous and talented wife so I think all marriages are safe but, he did become a bit more enticing if that is even possible when he showed up with a perfectly designed.. read more →

Vibrant abstract art created by a strong southern artist makes happy.   My latest Instagram find is no exception for my Artist Spotlight Series.  Enjoy getting to know Gwen Gunter  Grayson, Georgia What is your training? My BA degree is in English Literature (due to parental requirements) but I was determined to be an artist.. read more →

Y’all we have wasted the entire day binge watching The Killing and now it is time for Game of Thrones.   I have waited forever for this day!    I am putting on my “Mother of Dragons” Sweatshirt making a Game of Thrones cocktail.  Game On!  If You Don’t Have Time To Rewatch All Of.. read more →

Pinterest still seems to be an amazing source for inspiration… and time wasting.   I can spend hours on a lazy saturday binge watching Netflix and pinning. Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE.  If you missed it, be sure to shop My Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks.   REMINDER to VOTE.. read more →

I am generally a fan of all that John Robshaw touches. I love his global eclectic aesthetic layer with textiles upon textile, art and pattern galore.  He has no fear of color either. This all makes me so very happy which is why I must share his country home. Enjoy! HOUSE TOUR: JOHN ROBSHAW’S VIBRANT.. read more →

So such shopping and so little time…   I am already thinking fall because I NEED these boots and these. I am loving this wallpaper. Thinking I should read or listen to this.  If you missed it yesterday be sure to shop My Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks too.   Happy Weekend! REMINDER to VOTE in the Annie Selke.. read more →

Today is the start of early access for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. It is doozy of a sale because it is for upcoming fall clothes at a significant discount.  It is the perfect time to order a few staples or coveted items for fall.   The hitch is you will need one of their credit.. read more →

I am always drawn to color, whimsey and great art. This latest find has it all. I particularly taken with all the work of artist Andy Dixon whom I featured HERE.  Tour Mindy Kaling’s Cheerful Los Angeles Home via AD The actress worked with interior designer Katie Ridder to complete the renovations and design and.. read more →

Y’all know I cannot resist any of the furry things…. American-made furniture manufacturer Hancock & Moore brings ‘shear’ delight with their interpretations of this cozy trend. From Mongolian fur to faux shearling, the accent seating collection features footstools and wing chairs all made individually by local artisans in Hickory, NC. INFINITI CHAIR Swathed in taupe.. read more →

Occasionally you come across art that just makes you smile.   The work of my latest Artist Spotlight series feature certainly does that for me. I am madly in love with the happy works that are such a wonderful realist style.   I saw this “Oysterman” in Nantucket at Samuel Owen Gallery and knew I.. read more →

I am swimming in projects today and did not get my Artist Spotlight Series finished…good things come to those who wait (tomorrow).  Today other important art news to share… 3 releases to note from 3 emerging artists that are great additions to any collector.   Willa Heart has her new original pups to peruse.  Jamie Meares.. read more →

So much to see and share from the web this week.  It was a great week in the mountains but now back to the real world and a very busy work week ahead. Holiday weeks are the best… Enjoy the things that caught my attention.  8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13.. read more →