Sweet Escape — Solitude

In keeping with our theme the past couple of days of being authentic, being real, and all needing times of solitude, today my sweet escape is simple. Solitude. Time to reflect. To be quiet. To disconnect from the chaos of life. So, does it seem … ** Read more **

Solitude, Daybeds and Stylish Living

Photo: Robbie Caponetto from Cottage Living online Thank you all so much for coming by, reading all those facts about me and especially I want to thank you for just being you. Each one of you that comes by, whether you've been here 30 times or this … ** Read more **

Authentic Living

More than any other time of the year, Fall is when I start craving a life filled with tradition and purpose. In the summer, life gets a bit more carefree. A great day is one in which you were happy not doing much at all, other than activities … ** Read more **

Choose Taupe, Live Your Best Life

You know, I was reading about my friend Terri's harrowing experience on an airplane this past weekend. I am so grateful she is alive! And grateful for the opportunity to be reflective. Near death encounters will do that! She and I share many of the … ** Read more **

Authentic Coastal Style

I love Coastal Style. And I have mentioned that fact several times on the blog. But, as a sweet reader pointed out, I have neglected to talk about the fact that our family has a beach house on the coast! Yes, I did mention it in my "About page" and … ** Read more **

Christmastime is here…

Christmastime is here. Bringing lots of cheer... Well, not really. But you would have to wonder if you looked around my house! Boxes of decorations are strewn about, wreaths are being hung from ribbons and stockings already adorn the fireplace. … ** Read more **