Faux Finish

Confession. I don’t tan. When I was young I couldn’t tan.  It wasn’t as though I didn’t try to tan…it simply never happened.  A beach towel, baby oil and a good book kept me in the sun for hours.

Like Nothing at All

  Another day of record high temperatures and heavy humidity has left us wanting to shed our own skin and most everything covering it.  Wearing nothing at all is hardly a daytime option, but

Learn by Watching

Every once in awhile we are fortunate enough to meet someone who leaves with us a lasting, positive impression. Perhaps we are captivated by their incredible intellect or imagination. Maybe it’s their

Packed to Perfection

A good friend of mine dropped off her 12-year-old for a few fun-filled weeks at a YMCA camp.  As she picked up her suitcase to toss into the trunk, she suddenly realized that her over-excited daughter

All Dressed Up

There’s definitely something I love about old houses in the Northeast.  The hardwood floors, the intricate details, the so-called “character” that so many of them possess.  I’ve loved our 125 year old

Above Average

There are certain measurements, times and events in your life where the term “above average” is looked upon as a good thing. Scholastic aptitude test results for your kids, miles per gallon for your

All Inclusive

When I saw the Corded Crossback Jumpsuit in last spring’s Anthropologie catalog, I knew it was a must have for the season and then some.  This nautically inspired number was both simple and

Maternity Weave

When I learned of Kate Middleton’s upcoming maternity leave date, which is set for June 13th, I felt as though these past nine months had just zoomed by.  “Wow!” I thought to myself.  “That was the