My Magical Mismatched Tablescape

Why would I ever want to create a tablescape where nothing matches? Because I have a collection of one-off plates, glasses, flatware and linens that I adore. And like children, I love them all equally and wish I could gaze upon them all the time. In fact, I often fantasize about having multiple dining [...]

Discovering Placemats in a Tree

Everyday…..okay, maybe it’s every other day, I go on an exercise walk. I follow along several familiar routes. I have traversed these routes innumerable times. However, the other day while on my regime I passed something that I had walked by before, innumerable times, but had never seen! The shedding bark of a birch tree shaped [...]

Celebrating Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

If you’re like me, you’ve been totally blown away and proud of the excellence displayed by Team USA at the Summer Olympics. It is so exciting to see the best of the best! In celebration, I’m preparing to have an easy dinner with friends to watch the closing ceremony this weekend. Knowing the pageantry [...]