Happy July 4th! I am spending the glorious day with games, a parade, family, friends, food and fireworks. Here is a visual of our morning here in Linville… Check out my piece from 55 Downing Street today.  JULY 4TH STYLE STYLE IDEAS Nothing is better than the All-American holiday July 4th. Our celebration of independence.. read more →

via Today is a day to celebrate!!!! It is my 1000 blog post.   I clearly have a lot to say.  For the past 2.5 years I have consisently posted design inspiration and miscellaneous musings daily and have enjoyed every moment of it. I have more inspiration than I can even write about but, would.. read more →

Happy Memorial Day!  I am enjoying a glorious weekend with friends and family in Linville, North Carolina at our mountain cottage.  I could not resist WATERLOGUE ing our house. So pretty, right? I huge thank you to those who serve and have served in the military for our freedom.  HERE is a previous post of.. read more →

Happy Independence Day! I am thankful for our freedoms and those who fight for our continued freedom.  God Bless America! We fought through the rain for a fun parade and games but, I am expecting Noah's ark to arrive soon if the rain continues…   Enjoy your celebrations.    Please make sure you "like" The English.. read more →

        I am not a huge cook but, what I do cook I must say is excellent. Here is my Apple Blueberry Crumble recipe.  It is an adaptation of a recipe served by The Eseeola Lodge. It is DELISH I tell you!   Life is short…eat the pie.  Have a safe and wonderful.. read more →

In honor of the birth or our nations and the impending 4th of July holiday, I wanted to share "Old Glory" in interiors at its best.  I often think people can associate the American Flag in interiors as being too country or rustic. Here are my favorite examples of the beauty our star spankled banner.. read more →

I am such a fan of the 4th of July.  It is such a fun holiday where we celebrate for days in the mountains with parades, games, parties and fireworks. .  There is a strong need for the patriotic attire.  I have amassed quite the collection of goods from the cowboy boots (below), custom painted.. read more →