Personal Reflections January 2013: moments in arizona {BRCA}

My dad took this of me and my sisterswho gathered around my momwho is doing an amazing jobfighting disease withchemo and givingcancer a nicekickinthecrotch.* Here…

My Art: Tranquil abstracts, the desert, and dawn

I am headed to the desert in a few hours(not to dessert, half-asleep bloggy gorgeous friends)to comfort my mom for the next roundof chemo, and…

Personal Reflections: Grateful for you {part one}

The blog is almost 3 years old. A toddler. And potty-trained. Someone kindly smack me for choosing that unlovely analogy. I honestly never meant for anyone else…

My Trip to Paris: Renting a Paris Apartment from Haven …

I recently shared our stay at the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome,and today it’s all about the Paris apartmentlocated in the Latin quarter near Notre Damewe…

Interior Design Inspiration: Lesley Killoren

Sometimes things just click with kindred spirits, right? While swimming in the pool above, I made a new friend who is an interior designer with…

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! My talented…

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

As promised, a few glimpses of a 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).…

Let’s SHOP!

White Slipcovered Sofa
SHOP MY HOME!
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
White Matelasse Quilt on MY BED
SHOP MY BATH!
Trees White Wallpaper Mural
Round Farmhouse Table
Myla Slipcover Sofa
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcovered Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Parisian Style Iron Table Lamp  33.5″
Black or Bronze Accent Table
French Stripe Basket Set
White Cotton Crochet Bed Skirt
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile
Rattan Basket With Lid
White Ruffle Bedding
Seagrass Basket Set
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Slipcovered Sofa
Upholstered Dining Arm Chair
Shop My Breakfast Nook
White Matelasse Quilt
Tree Mural Wallpaper
Faux Potted French Lavender
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slipcovered Linen Chair
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Laurel Wreath Mirror
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Tray Side Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Wreath Doormat
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing