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A Sneak Peek at a Stunning Southern Home

Don't forget to enter our Kate Spade and House of Harlow giveaways! When I was in Florida a few weeks ago I was able to visit with a friend of my Mom's, Paulette.  She is one of those great women who are so warm and nurturing that you instantly want to pull up a chair on her back porch with a glass of lemonade and swap stories.  In addition to being all around fabulous herself, she also happens to have a home that would make any southern girl drool and she generously offered up photos to...

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Tomato and Goat Cheese Tarts, a Delightful Ladies Lunch

Nothing feels better after a few weeks of late nights of frozen foods and take-out, then going to the grocery store to stock up and get my hands dirty in the kitchen. So that's just what I did a few weeks ago when I had a friend who was up for making the 30 mile trek to my house to hang out. Trust me, in the DC area coming from Virginia to Annapolis is like crossing the Oregon Trail in a covered wagon! Between dodging protests and construction it is not an easy task what-so-ever.  So why not greet...

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Guest Post: Sangria Packs a Sweet Punch

One of my closest friends and all around partners-in-crime, Kate, is amazing in the kitchen. Often when I host dinner parties, she's my go-to for coming early and getting the place in order with apps and cocktails. Today she's here to tell us all about how to make an ol' classic, Sangria, and just in time for summer! I was the recipient of this Sangria last weekend and let me tell you, it's crazy good! So without further adieu...

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Discovering Decals

A few months back I had mentioned to my friend Angie that I wanted to wall paper a single wall in my bedroom. I told her that while I wanted to tackle the wall I was too nervous because now that we live in what I affectionately call the "Forever House" I knew that in 5 years when I could no longer stand the sight of the wall paper I would be the one scraping it off the walls. Oh I know it would probably be worth it but the mental image alone has kept...

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