J’adore MILIEU & Pamela Pierce {Decor Inspiration}

Milieu magazine will thrill you with sophisticated charm! A new publication launched this fall, captured my heart, and filled my senses with dreamy wonder. I’m…

Personal Reflections: moments in arizona {BRCA}

My dad took this of me and my sisters who gathered around my mom who is doing an amazing job fighting disease with chemo and…

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 round…

DIY: Healthy Chicken Salad Recipe

I’m a guest over at Barbara’s today musing about my idea of a fabulous last supper, but we may need to add gluten-free to that post……

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…

French Inspiration: Paris Secrets {frugal food, part 2}

happy new year, blogbuds! Let’s hightail it outta here and git to gittin to Paris for a few yummy finds like these: (For Yummy Finds…

French Inspiration: Paris Secrets {frugal food, part 1}

Tryyyyyyying to pace myself with all these Paris posts…ya know? I hope you have room in your Frenchyfrench Chi-chi-chi hearts for a lil more Paris.…

DIY: My Winning Cookie Recipe!

It’s time! And this one’s our favorite. Baking these buttercream iced butter cookies is a holiday tradition with my kids, dating back more than 20 years. My recipe even…

French Inspiration: Paris Secrets: Le Spa Park Hyatt Vendome

Because you have not been naughty, Santa and I are whisking you away to Paris…to Le Spa in the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome. You’ll like it here.…

Travel Inspiration: Diptyque in Paris

I hinted in an earlier post our trip to Paris was not to be about fancy dining or French cooking…and it also wasn’t about spending…

Decor Books: Creating the Look: Swedish Style {Katrin Cargill}

Just home from my family home in Arizona, there were reminders of a fond love affair with Swedish culture and hospitality in every single room. Many years ago,…

Travel: Renting a Paris Apartment

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