Secrets, Migraines, and I’m Suddenly Fat {Personal Reflections}

Life has been moving fast, and it seemsI rarely come up for air to simply chat anymore.So today it’s just me and you on the…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 40}

40 weeks ago, we began dismantling a sad fixer upper. 40,000 DIY projects later, we have learnedmore than we ever cared to know. It is…

Personal Reflections, DIY Limoncello and Random

Wake up and smell the Swedish vodka! It’s Monday, and I love ’em. Spring has been crazybusy as you will see in forthcoming posts…and first,…

Holly Irwin Interview {Artist Inspiration}

One cannot help but be moved and inspired uponlearning the dramatic history of celebrated artistHolly Irwin…she is indeed a treasure! Irwin’s paintings are magnificent by…

Industrial Farmhouse Home Decor {My Birthday Party}

Welcome to a beautiful industrial farmhousewhich set the scene for my shared 50th birthdaydinner party. My birthday twin and I have beenfriends since our teens and…

BRCA Update {Personal Reflections}

Aligning ourselves with the Fannings and Olsens? If that is what it takes to keep the genetic mutation known as BRCA and the prophylactic options available to women…

Personal Reflections {BRCA Journey}

This post is actually one from two years ago whichI penned as I recovered from a mastectomy as a preventivemeasure for breast cancer due to my…

My Paris Trip: Apartment We Rented Near Notre Dame

Paris…where we celebrated anniversary 25in 2012 with a few days at the Park Hyatt Vendomeand a week in this apartment close to Notre Dame. **You can…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 36}

It continues…this cottage makeover adventure hasreached the 9 month mark, and, yes, contractions arefeeling more painful…what exactly is being born? Affiliate links follow and won’t…

Paris Apartment Decor Inspiration in the Marais

Daydreaming about visiting Paris again on this overcast day, and I think I’d like to rent this apartment in the Marais offered by Apartments Actually. Founder Sarah Pank…

Brooke and Steve Giannetti Interview {Patina Farm}

Their lovely new book Patina Farm tells the story of how Steve and Brooke Giannetti dreamed a picturesque Ojai property into existence, incorporating all of…

My Home Renovation: Hello Lovely Fixer Upper {week 32}

Lots of boudoir bath progress made since last we dished about the lovely fixer upper here. The master bath is nearly done, and you can see…

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White Slipcovered Sofa
French Stripe Seagrass Basket Set
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
White Matelasse Quilt on MY BED
THE BEST Energy Bars!
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
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
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
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
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