Category Archives: Gardening

Lessons From The Garden: What My Wisteria Shrub Taught Me

Good morning all! August is here! Can you believe it. Where did July go? It has been very hot here until last week when we had cooler temps.   I started attending to the flower beds. Wisteria was growing out … Continue reading

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Independence Day Outdoor Entry Makeover

Independence Day is just around the corner.  We are also getting ready to celebrate my mother-in-law’s birthday.  I want to make an inviting entry for family and friends.   I’ve been busy sprucing up the backdoor entry to the house. … Continue reading

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Botanicals No Green Thumb Necessary

Now that the Christmas decorations and wreaths have been put away, I’m longing for a little green décor to liven things up during the winter months.  Botanicals prints are an alternative, no green thumb necessary.  Fabrics, art,  pillows and decorative plates in beautiful … Continue reading

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Country Flowers At Home

Summer is here! Country living in Warwick, NY is beautiful. We are enjoying the summer at home.  Many of the plants around the house are in bloom.  Every now and then I cut a few stems here and there and bring them inside to enjoy. … Continue reading

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Martyn Lawrence Bullard’s Eden Chandelier For Daum

Martyn Lawrence Bullard, a Los Angeles based interior designer, is renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic designs.  Martyn is also an award winning designer, known for creating seductive interiors.  I had a chance to visit him at the Daum … Continue reading

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Caps On The Water: Get the Look

Spring has arrived; we are focusing on our backyard.  We want to head outside and enjoy the long days.  We took some inspiration while on spring break to one of our favorite places to dine,  Caps On The Water.  The food is great.  You may … Continue reading

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The New York Botanical Garden Orchid Dinner

Happy Friday!  You don’t have to wait for the weekend to have a little fun.  On Tuesday, February 10th, guests gathered at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel for the New York Botanical Garden Annual Orchid Dinner, an elegant event benefiting the … Continue reading

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Christmas: Make An Entrance

Hunting for traditional Christmas décor for your entrance? These natural Christmas decorating ideas are festive and easy. Find more here. Images: Courtesy of Traditional Home Happy Decorating!      

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Entertaining: Harvest Time

The pumpkins are plentiful, the air is cool, and the leaves are changing colors.  This time of year is perfect for entertaining.  Celebrate harvest and set the table with an affordable centerpiece made from nature’s bounty. Elegant or rustic these simple centerpieces will have your guest talking. Via: … Continue reading

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Spring Forward

Happy Friday!  Daylight saving time starts this weekend.  Clocks will “spring forward” an hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 9.  It’s  another sign we are getting closer to spring. My backyard is still covered with snow.  We could all use … Continue reading

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