A couple of weeks ago my husband and I were invited to spend several days in the mountains of North Carolina. Friends of ours, who had just built a home there, decided to celebrate the New Year by inviting about 50 people to join them! We all stayed in cabins at the Iron Horse Lodge in Stecoah, which is […]
Do you remember those beaded Christmas ornament kits from back in the 60s and 70s? A while ago I happened upon this ad in a December 1969 Family Circle magazine and I’ve been wanting to make one ever since. I love the blingy Victorian flair and the kitschy-ness of these decorations. Plus they looked somewhat easy to make!
Well, it’s been quite a while since I last did a blog post. And I wish I could say it is because I was on a round the world cruise, dining and dancing to the wee hours, and much too busy sipping cocktails in exotic locales to take the time to do a post. If only. Instead I contracted a heinous […]
Finally got around to editing the photos of my recent visit to the Schiaparelli fashion exhibit at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. And let me tell you, it was a sight to behold! Even if you aren’t into Surrealism or abstract art of any kind, the incredible details of the clothing and the exquisite fabrics would still impress.
If you’ve never […]
I am soooo excited that I was able to remain in New England long enough this year to experience the fall foliage season. Having lived in Florida for so long, I had forgotten just how breathtaking it is. Andrew and I went on a leaf peeping trip to the White Mountains in New Hampshire recently so we could really […]