Caramel Apple Cocktails

| Entertainment, Fall, Favorites

We love apples around here and Fall is the perfect time to make up a batch of caramel apple punch that can be served both cold and warm and with or without alcohol. I think this might be the perfect fall drink. It’s easy and smells amazing. I like to pair it with a fruit… Read more »

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The Perfect Reading Corner

| Design Tips, Favorites, Show and Tell

In almost every home there is an opportunity to create a perfect reading corner. I like to start with an oversize comfortable chair. The chair needs to be large enough to curl up in. Adding smaller down filled pillows that can be adjusted helps for the long stretches of a book you just can’t put… Read more »

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Wallcoverings I love

| Design Tips, Favorites

I admit I grew up in a house with wallcovering and that fuels my obsession. I loved it and then I tired of it and then I loved it again. Today when I say wallcovering I am surprised at the resistance I get. Wallcovering is fabulous and there are no rules anymore. I love using… Read more »

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Fall

| Fall, Garden, Lifestyle

Fall is the perfect season to add pops of color to your front porch. A little love in early October can last through Thanksgiving. I like Mums, they are everywhere right now From Home Depot or Lowes to your local garden center. Even Costco near us has them. I think they are great for color… Read more »

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It’s the little things….

| Favorites, Show and Tell

If you wander around my house you will see little things on display. To anyone else it’s just stuff but to me each collectable represents a memory. I collect lots of different things but you can always catch my eye with something with the number three. I like 3’s so much they are embroidered on… Read more »

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Giving into Temptation

| Design Tips, Favorites, Lifestyle, Show and Tell

Every day I shop for clients, it’s like taking someone on a diet to a gourmet bakery. There is temptation everywhere. Over the years I have seen the most beautiful things for homes. Some things I secretly covet for myself and lay in bed dreaming about and other things while perfect for my client don’t… Read more »

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My Garden

| Garden, Show and Tell

My garden is my happy place. I love the odd shaped vegetables and the small fruits. Nothing I have grown would catch your eye in a commercial grocery store. Living here in the Las Vegas desert and being able to grow these imperfect yet delicious fruits and vegetables is what gives me the most pleasure…. Read more »

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My Favorite Rugs

| Design Tips, Favorites

A good area rug can play many different roles in your home. Bold in color and pattern stealing all the attention or subtle toned and simply cozy under your feet. If you are thinking about an area rug here are a few things to consider. 1­ Color Your area rug should have a color that… Read more »

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Visiting Magnolia Market

| Garden, Travel

Watch any amount of HGTV and your sure to catch an episode of Fixer Upper. The husband and wife duo of Chip and Joanna Gaines are equal parts talent and humor. Magnolia Market is their newest project a remodeled grain silo turned retail store and so much more. On a recent trip to Austin I made the hour… Read more »

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