Beach House – A Simple Way of Life

Beach Cottage

Beach House. The words alone have the hypnotic associations Henry James once famously ascribed to summer afternoon, “the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Much of the beach house’s allure is in its reflection of a simpler way of life, a pared-down existence where the breeze is the housekeeper, the furnishings don’t mind a damp swimsuit, and the Continue Reading →

A Mid Century Airstream Office Space

With small children afoot and two self employed parents, finding a quiet corner to work in is vital around here. Last Christmas, I decided to surprise my husband with a home office. I wanted to knock it out of the park. I wanted to give him a space that he could call his, a place that would be an inspiration Continue Reading →

Updating Your Vintage Kitchen for Summer

Every year summer surprises me. I’m in a rush to catch up with all the end of year events and after all the graduation parties and wedding presents, it’s suddenly July. This year, I had an inspired idea. Before summer arrived, I decided to refresh the kitchen for the season. Things felt a bit stale and I wanted a new look to Continue Reading →