Thanksgiving Dinner – Simple and Al Fresco

November 15, 2017

Setting the table for family and friends shouldn’t make anyone feel anxious. Keeping things simple and making the most out of what you already have is always the key. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year … Continue reading




Create a Charming Fire Pit for Autumn

November 7, 2017

Hot cocoa, s’mores, cozy knit throws and a warm fire… Autumn is the perfect time to bundle up and head outdoors before it gets too cold. I love to sit by a warm fire in … Continue reading




3 Easy Steps: Affordable Living Room Makeover

October 29, 2017

Our family room is the hub of our home (along with our kitchen) and today I wanted to share 3 easy steps for an affordable living room makeover. Makeovers do not need to always be … Continue reading




Fall Patio Decor for a Party

October 27, 2017

Hello there! It’s finally feeling like Fall weather here in California. In typical California style, it’s chilly in the morning, and then super hot in the afternoons. It makes it hard to dress for the … Continue reading




4 Simple Ways to Style Your Mantel for Autumn

October 18, 2017

Photo by French Country Cottage When it comes to autumn mantel decor- I am all about bringing nature inside over here. Fresh flowers, leaf garlands, and pumpkins are perfect for creating a charming display. They … Continue reading




Fall Ready Living Room

October 14, 2017

Photo by Home & Fabulous It’s fascinating how fast time flies! Can you believe we’re already in October? The seasons keep changing and all of us along with it. This season is one of my favorite … Continue reading




Apple Picking, a Fall Family Tradition

October 11, 2017

Photo by Crazy Chic Design One of the first things I think of when Fall is approaching, is our annual family tradition of visiting the apple orchard.  We began this tradition several years ago, when … Continue reading




Baking Extravaganza – One Stop Shop

September 28, 2017

Friends. It’s been in the 80’s here in Massachusetts and it’s a little difficult to get in the apple picking mood when you are sweating and enjoying the AC indoors (I am not complaining…trust me) … Continue reading




Two Looks for your Perfect Autumn Living Room

September 15, 2017

Photo by French Country Cottage It is hard to believe that September is already here and decor is changing from Summer to Fall over the next few weeks. When it comes to autumn decorating – … Continue reading




Fall Entertaining: Pumpkin Muffins with Maple Glaze

September 12, 2017

Fall is undoubtedly one of my favorite seasons. As much as I enjoy the pleasures of summer, fall brings lots things I love together at the same time: comforting flavors, mild temperatures, bold colors, all … Continue reading