Designing a Nautical Summer in the Family Room

Designing a nautical summer in the family room was easy with just a few beach elements. Some of the items include shells, starfish, sailboats and mini glass buoys. You can find most of these things in just about any home … Continue reading

Summer Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris

Sitting on the deck with my husband while drinking frozen strawberry daiquiris is one of my favorite things to do during summer. On Fridays, when Carlo comes home from work, we enjoy daiquiris together at our back porch/deck bar. That … Continue reading

Nautical July 4th Table Vignette

When my children were small, we would celebrate the 4th of July with my parents on Cape Cod. They owned a beautiful home right on the Bass River in South Dennis. We have many memories of the time spent there, … Continue reading

A Few June Blooms

Who doesn’t like the delicate and daintiness of Peonies and Roses? Especially when they have a soft fragrance that tickles your senses. I so look forward to seeing Peonies and Roses in full bloom every June. I wanted to share … Continue reading

Pretty Whites for Summertime Dining

I wanted a light look for summer on my dining room table. I stacked my pretty lace design dishes at various heights along with other utilitarian items. Though the dining room is barely used this time of the year, it’s … Continue reading