a few things on my radar for spring

February 7, 2018

I’m walking around like a zombie the last few days, partly because Luca is still not sleeping well but also because the hubby and I have not been able to get the littles to bed fast enough so we can make a cocktail and binge watch as many episodes as possible of Breaking Bad.  I have…

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get the look: meg ryan’s new york kitchen

October 19, 2016

Did anyone else gasp when they saw Meg Ryan’s kitchen in her New York City loft in the latest Architectural Digest?  I love me an all-white kitchen, but a black and white kitchen with warm wood accents is right up my alley, as it’s what I tried to create in my own home!  There are…

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newport this fall

August 26, 2016

(From our first trip to the Waves in Newport, RI, 2006) Our first trip as a family of four is right around the corner, as my cousin is getting married in Newport, Rhode Island, at the end of September and we are all in it!  Rhode Island is one of my favorite states to visit,…

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sarah bartholomew in southern living

August 22, 2016

When I first read that the home of Nashville-based interior decorator Sarah Bartholomew would be featured in the September issue of Southern Living, I started making extra trips to the mailbox to see when it would finally land in mine.  I’ve been a huge fan of Bartholomew’s classic, all-American style, not to mention her love…

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inspired in sag harbor

August 2, 2016

I’ve never been to the Hamptons, but I know I would be just darling at living there.  Shingle-style cottages, a great mix of modern and rustic interiors with just a little bit of blue and white thrown in for good measure?  Yes, please!  This 19th century cottage in Sag Harbor is home to Bloom antique…

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a stunning east hampton family home

June 29, 2016

I finally got a chance to sift through the three-foot high stack of design magazines that have been acting as a makeshift side table next to my sofa the other day and I have to say, the June issue of Architectural Digest is KILLING me softly, it’s so good!  As soon as I landed upon…

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at home in the garden with carolyn roehm

November 16, 2015

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Mine passed so quickly, I feel like the last three days were a complete blur. A highlight was reading this article by One King’s Lane on the release of Carolyn Roehm’s latest book, At Home in the Garden, complete with some of the prettiest images…

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inspired design: matthew caughy

November 2, 2015

It doesn’t matter the time of year or how cold it may be outside, I am always influenced by the sea and I love bringing small bits of it into my home year round, so it’s no surprise I was instantly smitten with the sea-inspired portfolio of New York-based interior designer Matthew Caughy.  His style…

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beautifully displayed: jessie short

October 19, 2015

I hope you all had a lovely weekend!  With this glorious fall weather that has finally arrived I was sad to see ours come to an end, but I can’t think of a better way to kick off the start of a new week than with some gorgeous eye candy!  Jamie Meares posted a tour…

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forever chic: ralph lauren

October 8, 2015

I was going through some old shelter mags over the weekend and found an issue of House Beautiful from November 2004 featuring the Hampton’s Showhouse designed that year by Ralph Lauren.  I couldn’t put it down, constantly taking little peeks all weekend!  The design, decor and styling is a testament to Lauren’s forever timeless, tailored…

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