We made it 4800 miles around the globe to spend Christmas is Violet (my eldest studying in Italy for the year). WE are all exhausted, wiped out and ready for a day of rest before continuing on to Siena, Pisa, Florence, Venice, Murano, Burano and Rome.  I hope Santa is good to you. Just having.. read more →

23 Dec 2017
December 23, 2017

Christmas Inspiration

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We have begun our Italian holiday.  This year brings such change.  I have spent the previous 45 years celebrating Christmas in my hometown with my family.   This year we have officially become our own family off to wander another country and to be welcomed into the home the lovely Italians my daughter is living.. read more →

How is Christmas almost here?  I am not prepared… so much to do, so little time… I am always inspired by travel, design & life which I share and curate on Pinterest.  Here are some recent favorites all of which you can find HERE. Be sure to continue to check my gift guides as I.. read more →

I know I am to be shopping for others yet everything looks good for me too.  I am practicing self care.  Apparently you should treat yourself too… I cannot stop shopping…I have always been obsessed with this jewelry but deeply discounted really appeals! I adore THESE for holiday cocktails! I want all of THESE.  They.. read more →

 I am continuing my Creative Christmas List Series with the wants of some of my creative pals. Be ready for some good men gift ideas coming at you! See Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.  Scott Newkirk of Capitol /TABOR  The Belgian architect has been such a big influence this year at Abe Books     .. read more →

 I am continuing my Creative Christmas List Series with the wants of some of my creative pals. Be ready to add some of these wants to your list too!   See Part 1 and Part 2. Next,  I start with the charming Nathan Turner   I spend a lot of time on the trails …i.. read more →

I know I am to be shopping for others but, I can’t help but continue to finds wonderful things for myself as well as others while shopping. I cannot stop shopping. Wanting THIS, THIS, THESE and THESE real bad! Does anyone know about these SPECTACLES – SUNGLASSES FOR SNAPCHAT.?.. I’m thinking they are a teen dream. .. read more →