This week has been a dark and sad time in American history. I don’t understand what has happened to kindness, morality and human decency.     I have been trying to educate myself with some of these articles. What To Do When You Are Called Racist by Washington Post The “Some Of My Best.. read more →

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. What are you pinning these days?     Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop my Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020.  Be.. read more →

We are back to our first horse show since February in Ocala, Florida. We are in Tryon, NC.  I have heightened nerves with my daughter on a new horse. It is also the first socially distanced show. I am impressed with all the precautions and extra staff enforcing the masks (which are HOT). I have.. read more →

  I am back with week 18 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. CHEESY SHRIMP & GRITS CASSEROLE is one of my go to menu items.  This is the ultimate in summer chic…CAPRI SHELL BEAD NECKLACE…Seafoam green and sandy.. read more →

With all the turmoil and destruction around us, I thought we could use a visual treat to enjoy this Wallpaper Wednesday. WALLPAPER REPUBLIC’s Summer Garden Wallpaper at Milton & King is a riot of joy and color. Summer Garden wallpaper is a dramatic and stunning large-scale print featuring bold and colorful flora and fauna intertwining.. read more →

This Textile Tuesday is an introduction to a creative great that rocked the design work with his groundbreaking designs. Enjoy getting to know Josef Frank…. AT SVENSKT TENN, Josef Frank received both a unique stage and invaluable help from Estrid Ericson, who was an exceptionally artistically inclined producer. He awarded her by being extremely productive:.. read more →

The latest southern talent featured in my Artist Spotlight Series is totally finding her groove. She has mastered the still life tablescape in a fun colorful way among other genres including happy portraits.   Enjoy getting to know Kate Comen Charleston, South Carolina What is your training?  I’ve been into art for as long as.. read more →

Happy Sunday to all!  So much to see, So much to read, Here are the articles, recipes and places that piqued my interest the past week… Today’s Hottest Insta Star Is a 65-Year-Old Gay Actor Telling Naughty Stories The 30 Best Travel Movies for Children DONALD ROBERTSON HAS YOUR NEXT QUARANTINE PROJECT READY 6 Mindset.. read more →

  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. What are you pinning these days? Daily Desires: (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Shop my Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide 2020.  Be sure.. read more →

We have come through another week in quarantine, pandemic, etc. It is such a weird time. My kids are finally finished with school as of today. I’m ready to celebrate summer. Wanting summer dress galore with THIS, THIS and THIS. There are plenty of home finds to covet with THIS, THIS, THIS and THIS.  .. read more →

  I am back with week 17 of my Things I Love Thursday series.   This is a collection of things I use /wear on a regular basis and want to share. Pickle Hummus from Trader Joe’s… trust me! The new Scalamandre Leaping Leopards is sure to become a cult favorite wallpaper. My new Catherine Erb Encaustic.. read more →

Wallpaper Wednesday is a wild one again.  I need to use this wonderful animal infused beauty ASAP! Le jardin du palais – This morning evocation of the garden paradise that was so dear to the Safavid dynasty of the 16th century leaves one dreaming. It depicts a lush Persian landscape, where gazelles, tigers, squirrels, flamingos and.. read more →

I love finding the perfect gift. Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and I have compiled the ultimate list for even the most finicky fathers. I always love a handcrafted fire pit from Sea Island Forge. Their Roasting Forks & Quiver are welcome too. Needlepoint belts are a family favorite. Classic sneakers or cowboy.. read more →

Sharing a talented Texas artist today in my latest Artist Spotlight Series I love her mixed media work that is nostalgic yet modern.   Enjoy getting to know Dana Caldera Houston, Texas What is your training?  I have an MFA in Studio Art, but my undergraduate degree and first career were in engineering. Looking back, I.. read more →