Tag Archives: summer

Four Pinterest Pins To Inspire The Weekend

What are you doing this weekend?  While the kids are heading to the beach, it’s easy to stay home and catch up on cleaning and laundry.   Let’s enjoy the next few weeks of summer.  I’m taking day trips to … Continue reading

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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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Try This Easy To Serve Summer Sangria

Summer is in full swing.  Enjoy the flavors of summer with a delicious peach and mango sangria that is easy to make and serve.  Williams-Sonoma Peach and Mango Sangria mix with a touch of tangy citrus makes everyday a sunny, … Continue reading

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How To Create A Welcoming Outdoor Entertaining Space

Outdoor spaces are an extension of the home.   Creating an outdoor dining area that is inviting and comfortable is easy if you find the right pieces. Make it functional to lounge, dine, entertain and linger with family and guest. … Continue reading

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Lighten Up The Bedroom For Summer

Summer is all about easy living.  How do you lighten up the bedroom during the warm summer months?   Stylish and simple linens combined with a few must haves keep this bedroom fresh and light.  USE FRESH WHITE BEDDING and  COZY … Continue reading

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Summer Moods

Hello all!  Getting ready to have a little fun in the sun this week. We are in vacation mode. Happy Monday! Images one two

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Ivy’s Kitchen: Summer Salad

Summer salads are easy to put together and delicious.  These three salads are a few of my favorite to prepare at home.  Hope you enjoy them. Spring mix salad, grilled shrimp, candied walnuts, and apples. Marinade for shrimps: olive oil, parsley, crush … 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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Turn A Rainy Day Into A Sunny Day

On rainy Tuesday, a cup of tea and pretty images on Pinterest make it a more enjoyable.  How do you turn a rainy day into a sunny day at home? image 1-2, 3

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Power Monday: Dare to Bare Your Toes

Power Monday is about celebrating new opportunities, ideas and yourself. The idea came from my sons, two business entrepreneurs at Babson College.  I found they were always excited about Monday mornings.  They call  it “money making Mondays,” a fresh start to polish, reinvest and create … Continue reading

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