Globally Inspired Home Part 2 – Make It Yours

Not to long ago I wrote about Pottery Barn’s new campaign – The Collected Home.  There’s lots of inspiration to get you headed for spring in their catalog and in their stores. I just love all of the indigo blues Continue reading Globally Inspired Home Part 2 – Make It Yours

The Rewards of Being A Teacher

Some of you may know that I three years ago I retired after 35 years of teaching. I absolutely loved my career. I taught Family and Consumer Studies (if you are old enough, you might remember it as Home Ec). Continue reading The Rewards of Being A Teacher

Mother’s Day – Make It A Thoughtful One

Mother’s Day is only a couple of weeks away, and there’s no shortage of suggestions for what to get that special mom.  Retailers give us suggestions of that perfect gift – many expensive.  For me, the best gifts have been Continue reading Mother’s Day – Make It A Thoughtful One

Christmas Memories 2

We are heading into the home stretch in anticipation and preparation of the big day!  By now I’m sure all of your Christmas boxes have been unpacked, your tree is decorated and you are busy wrapping your presents. If you’re Continue reading Christmas Memories 2

Photograph Your Vacation for the Memories

I don’t know about you, but I have a trunkful, literally, of photographs.There are so many memories in there I can’t even begin to count.  We do like our pictures don’t we?  Now in the old days we had to Continue reading Photograph Your Vacation for the Memories

Leave a Message For Mom

This was a post from Mother’s Day last year, but I think it’s worth revisiting.Si, over at French By Design wrote an article about a wonderful Danish home that included this chalkboard wall where guests could write comments and notes to Continue reading Leave a Message For Mom

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