June Mood Inspiration

THE MONTHLY MOOD :: JUNE 2017

INSPO: I married a man whose heart was born in Seville.  He brought me to the dreamy and romantic Andalusia in 2007, before we had children and life seemed simple and careless.  It was a two week trip through various towns of Andalusia, like Grenada, Cadiz and Arcos de la Frontera each with their unique and […]

Gadgets and Gifts for Him

Father’s Day Gift Ideas : Gadgets and Toys

Father’s day is coming right up, so I’ve rounded up some great picks to honor the dads in your life.  I have already tested a few of these gadgets on my husband and they have received great reviews.  See a sampling of gift ideas in the collage below, but check out my FULL Father’s Day Gift […]

Mother's Day gift guide and ideas

Mother’s Day : 10 Gifts under $100

I can’t believe it’s almost MOTHER’S DAY!  And while, breakfast in bed along with hand-made cards from my girls will be the highlight of my day, I wouldn’t necessary be opposed to a little gift.  I mean really, who doesn’t like to receive a present?!  So whether you want to discreetly leave you computer open […]

aerin Lauder inspiration

THE MONTHLY MOOD :: MAY 2017

I am so excited it’s May!  It finally feels like Spring.  Mother’s Day is around the corner, which means I get to be celebrated.  This only happens twice a year – on my birthday and on Mother’s Day.  I’m not complaining, but I am going to revel in the moment when it comes.  There is a […]

Easter Sunday

HAPPY EASTER!

HAPPY EASTER!  WE WISH ALL A BEAUTIFUL DAY AND MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF US!           

BUBBLY BAR

Concoctions : What’s Your Potion?

I have been converted to a snob when it comes to a mixed drink.  My husband (Lex), who happens to be a cocktail epicurean, among many other little hobbies that tend to benefit moi, makes some of the best concoctions I have tasted.  He experiments, as I happily play the guinea pig, with all different […]

DIY Floral Centerpiece

Easter : Easy DIY Decor and Crafts

SPRING CENTER PIECE This is the pretties book I have seen on floral design.  The layout, the images the details.  If not for inspiration, this book makes a very pretty coffee table addition.   This Easter, I am going for a bright and preppy look, so if I were to share a centerpiece idea it would have to […]

Table decor - Spring and Easter

April Mood : Belle Fleur

Belle Fluer :  a romantic and alluring inspiration for Spring and Easter.   I am so excited to finally show off my bright pedicure and pair it with sandals and a lovely floral dress.  I feel like my whole house needs a refresher.  The planters out front are screaming for flowers and my dogs are constantly […]