I am going to let you in an excellent Ebay score. I am loving these fabulous tin plates for my next outdoor dinner party or picnic.  I already bought the tobacco leaf but, now I need another design. And they are a true bargain at $7 a piece!    Fabulous Tin Enamel Plates – Beautiful Museum Designs.. read more →

    Eloquent, I am not. These words I have curated speak my thoughts and desires for a brighter outlook on life.  Resolutions are always broken.   I will strive for better in 2015 in many ways.   Here are the inspirations which will lead my New Year.   via via via via   via via via.. read more →

I have always been a champagne flute gal.  Lately, I have started craving the vintage glamour of the champagne coupe.   It just has that “je ne sais quois” that oozes sophistication of a latter time. Marilyn clearly agrees.  via I have lots of favorites …naturally but , my real winners are the Cole Porter “Ritz.. read more →

Last year, I gave you The Best of Thanksgiving Dinnerware but,  this year I think it is necessary to add a few more favorites to much coveted list of greats. Have you chosen the perfect china to don your table? My family has two favorites we always use being Spode Woodland or Wedgewood Hunting Scene… read more →

I realized recently that I was out of all my favorite stationery.  I needed some new stationery that could fit the bill for a traditional thank you note but, feel updated and modern at the same time.  I am just over the curly monogram that I have had for 17 years. I remembered meeting Emily.. read more →

Check out my latest piece for 55 Downing Street… DERBY DAY ENTERTAINING AND TAILGATING TIPS Image from Camille Styles It is time to dust off those julep cups and break out the silver. The equestrian season of polo matches, eventing and the Kentucky Derby are fast approaching. These events not only signify Spring but also.. read more →

Charlotte Moss does Aspen in her own way. I recently heard Charlotte speak again and I was impressed with her candor, whit and true dedication to her own style. This can certainly be seen in her Colorado vacation home.   You will not find any sign of the typical Western decor. Her chalet is filled to.. read more →