Unfortunate Party Incident (shoes involved)

Well how much fun was that little etiquette poll? Who knew there were so many opinions on shoe or no shoe etiquette! I'm impressed. Some of you have pointed out the nasty things that might come inside the house on your shoes. That is true. … ** Read more **


Oh my, what a day! The day started out so lovely, the sun was shining outside and I had plugged in my ipod to some inspiring tunes. I was tidying up around the house, just thinking about how grateful I am for so many things. I looked at my new little … ** Read more **


"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude … ** Read more **

Downsizing Your Home With Style

I am a small house person. I am! Even though I have always dreamed of Old World mansions, castles and I currently live in a not-so-small house of 4300 square feet, still I am a small house person at heart. I like to be cozy and snug as a bug. I love … ** Read more **

A Blissful Day

Well, well, well, my dearies, I do have some things to share! Do you see what is in that photo? Yes, something very very blissful indeed. My new Victoria Magazine came, FINALLY. Hip Hip Hooray! But that wasn't the only bliss my mail person brought … ** Read more **

The Art of Domesticity

Life is too short for you to be the caretaker of the wrong details. --Alexandra Stoddard This week I read some interesting commentary and controversy around the blogosphere surrounding this book here. The Gentle Art of Domesticity by Jane … ** Read more **