There is a particular home that has long been by favorite on island from the first time I came here 20 years ago. Each visit I have to go see this beauty.  It is for sale yet, I am quite sure it will not become mine. This iconic American summer home, Circa 1915, sits atop.. read more →

I bid adieu to my childhood home. My parents will be listing their home for sale in the coming weeks.  They built this house in 1965 when the neighborhood had few homes. They painstakingly chose every single detail of this home combining my father’s love of Williamsburg and Early American architecture and my mother’s love of.. read more →

We left our mountain summer home yesterday. I am already longing for the cooler weather nights by the fire and coffee on the front porch.  Our fall is packed to the gills and we do not know when we will return to relax and enjoy.   On the flip side, I do have 2 great.. read more →

Oh,  how I do love Palm Springs.  I have rekindled my fascination with mid century architecture. Buying these books.. This I already own and LOVE! Interior Designer Spotlight with Christina Murphy  8 Reasons To Meditate…Besides The Fact That Everyone’s Doing It And speaking of meditation… this is hilarious but ripe with profanity(kick the kiddos out of.. read more →

Enjoy my way wanderings, finds and favorite articles of the week.   Travel is always on the brain…as is a cocktail.  Southern Charm‘s Patricia Altschul’s Guide To Etiquette via T&C 7 NYC Restaurants with Gorgeous Outdoor Dining via AD in the same vain…. The 10 Most Beautiful Restaurants in New York City via Pure Wow.. read more →

Enjoy my various web wanderings from this week. I’m excited to be headed to Atlanta today for the Design Bloggers Conference. It is always a whirlwind week!  I love seeing friends, networking and learning so much. I have shared Lee Kleinhelter’s home before but can we just look at this beauty?..I covet, dream and WANT! Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail…yes please… read more →

I invite you on a visual vacation.   This book is an architectural treat that takes you to various East Coast resort towns to the West Coast with an American style all its own. If the  The New Shingled House Ike Kligerman Barkley Written by John Ike, Thomas A. Kligerman, Joel Barkley, Marc Kristal The.. read more →