Countdown to Christmas Cookies!

Yes, I have to admit that I am one of those people who starts to listen to Christmas music early in the season. For this reason, and many others, I was more than excited to take part in my friend Kristen’s, from Ella Claire Inspired, Christmas Cookie Recipe Exchange! I decided to not just share […]

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Breaking Bread this Autumn Season

Autumn is officially here and I am ready to start enjoying the changes that come along with this new season. For me, this means creating the feeling of autumn in my home. I love to do this simply through the use of colors, textures, nature, and of course food. My friend Kristen from Ella Claire […]

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Authentic Autumn Home Decorating

One thought that I have when it comes to the home is the idea of an authentic home vs. a “decorated” home. It comes up more I think when the seasons begin to change and I start to see all of the new seasonal pieces filling the shelves in┬ástores that I frequently shop. Truth be […]

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Old-Fashioned Gingerbread Cookies

The “Tastes of The Seasons” series is continuing into the holidays. I am honored to take part in this series, created by Ella Claire, with 15 other talented bloggers. We are sharing some of our favorite cookie recipes that are sure to have you in the kitchen baking for friends and family in no time. […]

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My Mother’s Thanksgiving Bread

The “Tastes of the Seasons” recipe series, hosted by my friend Ella Claire, has inspired me to start filling our home with tastes and aromas from the past. It is always a simple pleasure to cook these recipes and one that fills my heart to the fullest. There are recipes that you make only during […]

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I am a teacher that inspires the everyday home designer to discover the feeling of home. What I have learned over time is that the feeling we create in our home is our story. My work will teach and provide you with appealing information on how to discover your own feeling and how to communicate it in your own homes.