Every now and then, I like to step away from my tried and true methods for entertaining and get a jolt of inspiration from something new. Relais & Châteaux’s The Art of Entertaing is certainly food for inspiration with menus and recipes combined artfully with table settings and florals. I like the wide range of events in the book … continue reading
Four simple words sum up my thoughts today… Thanks – I’m thankful for time spent with family and friends throughout the year. This is the first time celebrating Thanksgiving without my youngest son while he is studying abroad, and although he is missed, I’m grateful for his opportunity to see the world. Gobble – I love the … continue reading
I love when a friend shares with me a favorite Instagram account or an inspiring blog, so I thought I’d do the same here. With 866,000 Instagram followers, you may already follow Our Food Stories, so this might not be an introduction. But if you’re not familiar, you’re in for a treat. Visually, I can’t get enough of their … continue reading
Is there anything better than walking into a space and being swept away by an intoxicating fragrance? The scent of a home is often the first impression one has so it should be a reflection of the homeowner’s personal taste and mood. I love the look of candles, but am looking to find a lovely scent, … continue reading
These beautifully shot photos of Miranda Brooks home and garden are just a few from a new Rizzoli book, In Bloom: Creating and Living with Flowers by Ngoc Minh Ngo. Inspired by ways people connect flowers with their everyday life, the author visits homes, gardens and work spaces of artists, designers and tastemakers capturing the beauty of blooms in all forms.
I am beyond thrilled the Jenni Kayne store has found a home in Newport Beach. It’s a perfect fit. The location couldn’t be better either situated in the charming atmosphere of the newly redeveloped Lido Marina Village. Steps from the waterfront, the light filled space is a breath of fresh air. Bright white walls serve … continue reading