Hotel Decor Inspiration in Chicago: Camp Hello Lovely {Part 2}

Today I’m sharing a few more glimpses of our urban chic camping trip in Chi-town.Part 1 is here. Some particulars we loved about the Waldorf…

Hotel Decor Inspiration in Chicago: Camp Hello Lovely {Part 1}

Over the weekend, three friends and I escaped to Camp Hello Lovely. If you know me, you probably guessed therewas no need to stop on the…

Interior Design Inspiration: Paris Apartment in the Latin Quarter

This will be our home away from home in a few months when we visit Paris. The apartment is located in a typical Haussmanian building…

Personal Peeks Around the House: March 2012

Odds and ends to share in no particular order. Still working on a photo in the Kate Towers dress. It’s been an uncommonly tragic hair…

Holidays: Our Christmas Card 2011

What a prize, winning custom holiday cards from Minted! And what a treasure every family photo is for this blogger since there are always so few! back of…

Holiday Inspiration: A Friend’s French Country House Decorated for …

As promised, a few glimpses of my friend’s merrily decorated home where we enjoyed a festive juletide evening. Check out the authentic vintage baby santa suit……

My Home: renovation, revelation, and rejuvenation

You may recall our place looked like these images about a year ago (and that I love bargains and spent next to nothing on furnishings/bling).…

Personal Reflections & My Photography

Today I feel so thankful the blog is growing and for new followers joining the lovely journey, and it seemed like the right time to…

Personal Reflections 2011: Gratitude

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep…

Personal Reflections 2011: My Collections

Recently I discovered the beyond lovely and must read blog Privet and Holly where bloggers can share their collections. Alison over at The Polo House…

Personal Reflections 2011: My Beachy Palette

A mini mood board I assembled the other day as I daydreamed about decor plans for the living room. The palette is inspired primarily by a Meredith Pardue abstract (her…

Humor 2011: The Secret Life of Mrs. Clean

This morning I have an appointment.With my refrigerator. Please admire the host oflovely refrigeration as youare treated to a tasteof everyday humorI pen for parenting…