Colorful pillow ideas

MONTHLY DÉCOR TIPS : Pillow Talk

 I recently visited a friend whose house is very tastefully decorated.  White seems to dominate, but what struck me where the accent pillows.  They were exposed like art, inviting you to sit in their lush comfort.  I immediately thought this would be a good blog post.  Accent pillows will not only spruce up a room, […]

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 […]