Galentine’s Day

So, apparently, Galentine’s Day is a thing.  It’s a holiday that Amy Poehler’s character on Parks and Recreation invented.  According to Leslie Knope, “It’s only the best day of the year.  Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast style.  Ladies celebrating ladies. …

Holiday Table

I love, love, love creating beautiful vignettes.  From the entry room table to the dining room table, no place is safe from my design aspirations!  This is especially true during the holidays. Inspiration: When looking for inspiration for a vignette or centerpiece, I consider several things: Location Season Available Materials and Accessories   Location: We…

Key Elements to Outdoor Entertaining

One of my favorite authors, Malcolm Gladwell, talks about how his parents created a home environment where their kids and friends would actually want to out. This way, his parents really got to know their friends and what they were up to. Basically creating their own little hub. This is something that my husband and…