Anyone who has children, aging parents or live plants is a caregiver. I’ve done it all except the plants part. Once it gets hot outside – that’s our summer here – I don’t like to go out of my air conditioning. What a cop- out, right? Any plants I’ve loved and enjoyed in the spring… Read More A Caregiver?
Well I haven’t been blogging. Summer and Fall brought changes for me. But my passion remains decorating and designing. Real estate has been slow for a newbie. Earlier in the summer I packed and moved my oldest daughter into an apartment. How many times have I done that? Let’s just say more than 10? And… Read More Where Have I Been?
When I saw these I just had to let you see them too. I can just drool over these cottages with gardens!
‘Does everyone know I’m a coffee fanatic? But coffee might not be good for me. To that I say, it’s my only vice I have left. It’s summer so my drink of choice is iced coffee. My favorite beans are from Rival Brothers http://www.rivalbros.com in Philadelphia. They roast their beans locally and in small… Read More Coffee Cottage or Cottage Coffee
I’ve talked about my love of this outdoor market in Virginia. Well it didn’t disappoint this year. My daughter and I went on the preview day – they offer these tickets for an extra fee online – but it’s worth it to avoid the crowds, and this year, the rain. We had a great time,… Read More Loving Lucketts
Already the beginning of March and it looks like we made it the through pretty unscathed. In the real estate market, it’s already Spring. I’m a Realtor so I see a lot of houses. Since I’m also a designer, sometimes it is not the house but the owner and his collections. I got to know… Read More Art I Love and Discount Shopping
A few weeks ago I was shopping at one of Helen’s sales – a well known estate sale company in Philadelphia. I’ve been shopping these sales since I owned my boutiques. This sale was in a row house in the Overbrook section of Philly. Looked like it had not been touched since the 70’s –… Read More What a Kitchen
This isn’t a secret. Anyone who knows me knows that I really am into white. At least in decorating my own cottage. Everything goes with white – right? And I almost always incorporate a few black & white accents into a room. That’s my thing. There are hundreds of colors of white so incorporating one… Read More Color My World