Snow is here…

It’s winter-time and most of the United States is experiencing low temperatures.  Some of us even have snow!  I love snow…  there is something pristine and irreplaceably beautiful in a … Continue Reading →

The Holly and The Ivy…

It’s time for some of my favorite things!  Like the Charlie Brown Christmas special or lots of yummy things to eat; but, especially, decorations that you can make yourself!   Although … Continue Reading →

Leaf Peeping…

This weekend looks to be the peak of fall color for Maine and the northern-most states, and so begins the pendulum of trees turning and losing their leaves just in … Continue Reading →

Tiki time!

 One cannot celebrate August properly without a moment of tiki styling…  What is it about polynesian carvings and the word tiki that brings summer so quickly to mind?  For me, I … Continue Reading →

Frivolity in the Jazz Age…

When I think of the 1920’s, sometimes I think of the iconic image of spoiled heiress Nancy Cunard modeling dozens of African-inspired arm bangles, or “Shipwreck Kelly” sitting on his … Continue Reading →

The Stork Club

Not just for booze-hounds anymore, the Stork Club is also known as a group of friends who are all pregnant together at the same time.  They meet at Starbucks (and … Continue Reading →

Quilting…

In honor of my fans who quilt AND as a tribute to the excellent quilt exhibit currently on display at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, I wanted to play … Continue Reading →