France & Italy Trip

Jul 23 2013

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Hello friends!  Sorry for the long absence, but I just returned home last week from a month long adventure in France and Italy.  I was hoping to post while over there, but between the unreliable Wi-Fi (Wiff – Ee as they call it...

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Stylish bookshelves

Jun 13 2013

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Bookshelves...they're not just for books!  Take a look at these stylish shelves featured at Coastal Living and get inspired to restyle yours!  Highlight a few special items by keeping it simple and painting the back of the bookcase a contrasting color.    Floor-to-ceiling built-in cases provide sizeable storage space. ...

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A trip to France

Jun 10 2013

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Hello friends!  Sorry for the absence last week…it was crazy busy!  End-of-the-school-year madness hit, I’m working on several clients’ projects, my piano recital was Saturday night (I’m also the owner & teacher of Little Bird Piano Studio and currently have 20 students) and I’m leaving...

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Designer Barclay Butera

Jun 03 2013

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West Coast designer Barclay Butera is known for his classic and timeless interiors.  His book “Barclay Butera Living on the Coast” features a collection of inspiring and inviting waterside homes.  His homes are casually elegant and suited for beach living.      White walls+ natural...

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This year’s raised garden beds

May 31 2013

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After a New England weekend of rain, heavy winds and (almost) freezing cold weather...they got snow in Vermont!!...Memorial Day was sunny and warm and I was able to plant my vegetables in our raised garden beds.  (You can check out last week's post to see how we...

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Just Breathe….

May 30 2013

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My 6 year old has been home sick for the past two and a half days...that's 30 hours that I haven't been able to get anything done without 23 interuptions and the usual "Mooooooooommmmm, I need you!!!!!!!"  While taking temperatures, administering medicine, fetching food and...

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