Where Rock Meets the Ocean

The tavern dining experience is not particular popular around here…even in the simplest of beach towns you don’t find wobbly paper-blanketed tables with woven chairs anywhere near where the rock meets the ocean. A rustic local place where one enjoys … Continue reading

Expanding Your Horizons

Sometimes I wonder if I push myself to stretch beyond the boundaries. I know that I am my children’s biggest (and sometimes loudest) cheerleader and do my best to send them off with a boost so that they crave to … Continue reading

A Celebrity on Its Own

I am mad about settees—I can think of at least three locations for some bad-ass ones in my current nest, although it’s not a priority to glamify my nest right now…all I’m asking for is simplicity, order and cleanliness and … Continue reading

Coaxed

It coaxed me from afar in midmotion. The not-so-short and stout with curved, skinny legs dresser rested in the store window for everyone to adore. “I’ll just take a look,” I thought as I rounded the corner to find a … Continue reading

My First Kicks

Papa Bear worried about not having one pair of socks, but it wasn’t much longer until he bought his baby girl not one but two pairs of dazzling shoes. I reminded him that newborns can’t walk and even if they … Continue reading

Let Them Eat Cake…and my first ever giveaway!

The traditional translation of the infamous French phrase supposedly spoken by a great princess upon learning that the peasants had no bread is commonly attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette, however, there is no record of her ever uttering the callous … Continue reading

Show Your Stripes

is based on the idea that soldiers wear stripes of material sewn onto a uniform that show rank. In other words be proud of who you are and what you stand for. How often does this resonate with you? As … Continue reading

Don’t just go with the grain…

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paint it! Wood, a true natural beauty in its raw grainy state, however, sometimes it’s fun to paint a story with wood furniture in your nest. A time-washed look can furnish your space with the precise vibe and still exhibit … Continue reading