Entertaining

Treasure Troving ~ Vintage Cutlery

"Troving,"  is my version of "antiquing."  Treasures are subjective and not always an antique - it's the little gems I love to search for at flea markets, yard sales, consignment stores, etc.    One of my favorite items that I'm always on the hunt for…
Friday's Flower

Friday’s Flower ~Dahlias

There is something incredibly lush about Dahlias.  And they hold up well in arrangements.   The Dinner Plate Dahlia is my absolute favorite and I'm obsessed with the dreamy ice cream shades of cream and blush pink of the Cafe Au Lait variety. They look absolutely stunning with…
Kathleen's Tips

9 Lemons in a Bowl

Your energy is the most important thing in the world.  Our homes should be a place to rejuvenate ourselves with regular doses of positive energy.  Negative energy has a way of sneaking into our homes via TV, telephones, newspapers, computers, visitors and those “negative” conversations we…
Inspiration

Wednesday Wisdom

Martin Seligman, the father of Positive Psychology says that for a person to be truly happy and live a meaningful life, that person must recognize their personal strengths and use these strengths for the greater good. If we are to take Seligman’s advice, we should…
Friday's Flower

Friday’s Flower ~ Hydrangea

To me, the flower that embodies both the Coastal+Farmhouse style is the hydrangea. I think it just may be summer's favorite flower - at least in New England, beloved for producing unending armloads of color, from blue and pink to vanilla-cone and striking green. Friday is my…