INSPIRED: NON-WHITE KITCHENS TO LOVE BY STEVEN GAMBREL

July 20, 2021

I love an all-white kitchen – it’s clean, crisp, timeless and, if done correctly with lots of contrast and texture, can make quite a dramatic impression. Lately, though, I’ve been so drawn to kitchens in muted shades of grays, blues and even taupes and especially tone-on-tone or limed oak cabinetry. Soft, subtle colors, beautiful, honed…

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MAKING MY CASE FOR BLUE SHUTTERS + EXTERIOR DOORS

July 6, 2021

If you guys follow me on Instagram, you know we were back up in Nantucket last month for another unforgettable family vacation. I’m still working on a recap post, since many of you asked about what to do on the island with littles and the best places to eat, etc., and it’s coming, I promise!…

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SMALL BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: A NANTUCKET SUMMER

June 28, 2021

One of my favorite things about blogging and social media is that I’m always coming across quite a few incredible small businesses and boutiques with some of the most beautiful products, so I thought it would be a great idea to highlight some of my favorites here on the blog to share with you all!…

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MY (NOT SO) SECRET WEAPON FOR INCREDIBLE FERNS ALL SUMMER LONG

May 28, 2021

Whenever someone comes to my house for the first time during the summer months, they always know which one is mine by the ginormous ferns flanking my front door! For me, it’s just not summer without these quintessential southern beauties; when I first moved here from the northeast, my neighbor laughingly told me it was…

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BEAUTIFUL COFFEE TABLE BOOKS FOR MOM

April 26, 2021

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and I can’t think of someone more deserving of a little something nice than all the momma’s I know! A guilty pleasure for me and a lot of my friends is a beautiful coffee table book; it makes the perfect gift because it’s something I know many of…

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THE COOK’S ATELIER + FRENCH-INSPIRED PRETTIES FOR THE KITCHEN

February 17, 2021

One of the questions I’ve gotten a lot recently is what are some of my favorite cookbooks. There are two requirements for me to really, really love a cookbook and they are: one, healthy recipes that are delicious and super quick and easy to execute and two, beautiful photography. I’m not just talking about the…

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WHAT MY CHILDREN HAVE BEEN PLAYING WITH DURING QUARANTINE

May 14, 2020

We’re getting ready to close out week nine of quarantine (it is week nine, right??), and one of the most asked questions I’ve been getting whenever I post a picture to my stories of my children playing or crafting, is what my kids are playing with/using to keep busy during quarantine. Honestly, if I had…

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DESIGN PROJECT: SELF CARE + MY FAVORITE BEAUTY PRODUCTS

May 7, 2020

Taking a break from all things design and decor-related today to join Annie from Most Lovely Things and Mary Ann from Classic Casual Home in their latest Design Project: Self Care! I’ll be totally honest, I hesitated when Annie first asked me to participate; aside from daily workouts and the occasional pedicure, self care hasn’t…

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another sag harbor stunner

August 15, 2019

If any of you have been around here for the last few years you know I have quite the affinity for sea captain’s cottages. Even though I’m just now getting back on the blogging band wagon, some things never change; this gorgeous Sag Harbor stunner stopped me in my scrolling tracks the other day on…

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get the look: navy lacquered butler’s pantry

January 25, 2019

I’m officially adding “navy lacquered butler’s pantry” to the list of must-haves for our forever home, thanks to this breathtaking little jewel box off the kitchen in blogger Sue DeChiara’s Connecticut home.  I’ve followed Sue’s blog for years and have obsessed over every inch of her butler’s pantry since they moved in a few years back…

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