DIY – Coastal Mantel Display

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Did you GATHER 5 items to create your Summer mantel display yet? The best thing about keeping the number of items to just five, is that the process, with so few items, becomes simple and should take only five minutes … Continue reading

Weekend Wanderings 6.25

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This week I will finish the last few decorating touches for Summer at the lake cottage. Today, I gathered a bunch of “beachy things” from the rooms. One item is a wooden sign that has been stored in the guestroom … Continue reading

New Bohemian Vibe

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I found this book, The New Bohemians, by Justina Blakeney that is somewhat of a revelation into my movement over the years through the different nuances of Bohemian lifestyle. In the sixties I took on a relaxed but colorful style, … Continue reading

Father’s Day bonus video

Since it’s Father’s Day I have a special treat video the guys will like. Makin’ Bacon that is crispy without it turning dry or burnt is Simple to do, using this little trick… Source: YouTube, America’s Test Kitchen. I like … Continue reading

Weekend Wanderings 6.18

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Happy Father’s Day! Just a quickie post. I was shopping and came across a really neat footstool. No, I did not buy it…altho, I did return to it several times and finally took this photo. I find taking a photo … Continue reading

A Bee’utiful Summer Tablescape

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My girlfriends and I got together for a Bee’utiful Summer Brunch at the lake cottage last weekend. I took that opportunity to create a tablescape using Yellow & Gray plates that I recently bought at Home Goods. When I first … Continue reading