Baby It’s Cold Outside

So why don’t we stay inside and get crafty. Since ninety percent of our belongings are crated away in purgatory somewhere and we still don’t have a place of peace to call our own, I became inventive with a rusty … Continue reading

Sheepishly Adorned

Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. I can say the same about baby bear, her omnipresent smile reminds me that life is rich and beauty is everywhere. When her brothers … Continue reading

The Prodigious Package

I used to think the best things came in small packages and that eventually they may add up to something like a collection of shiny and sparkly bijoux with stories behind each little piece. While I’m fortunate enough to have … Continue reading

The Much Anticipated and Robust Niño

El Niño that is. It certainly throws a wrench into plans around these sunny parts of the woods, yet the unexpected can do us good. In addition to the much needed moisture we are thirsting for it jumbles up our lives … Continue reading

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

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

Little Gems

These are certainly not Swarovzki crystals, however, these acrylic gems sparkle nonetheless when the rays of the sun reflect upon them throughout the day. Being the most auspicious direction of the BA-gua, I decided to glue a generous amount of … 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