Work Hard, Play Hard{er}

“A child reminds us that playtime is an essential part of our daily routine.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I recently had the opportunity to take part in the kick-off of an extraordinary program led by life and business strategist Allison … Continue reading

Champagne & Caviar in Atlanta

Betsy and I are still recovering from our whirlwind Atlanta adventure.  Although we had heard snippets about the winter storm, we had no idea just how bad it was.  One woman explained to us that while Atlanta gets cold, they … Continue reading


It wasn’t until the summer I started working at the chicest flower shop in town that I came to believe carnations were taboo.  Before then, I had always held a special place in my heart for this grocery store flower … Continue reading

Tea for Two

This past weekend, I flew to Colorado to host a baby shower for one of my dearest childhood friends who is expecting twin girls this Spring.  The first time mama-to-be has always loved the girlie ritual of taking time for … Continue reading


I can’t seem to get enough of sunburst mirrors these days.  They’re the perfect addition to any room, adding a punch (or a burst if you will!)  They work in just about any room: foyers, living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, … Continue reading

Country Living Vendor Feature

I was so excited to open the glossy pages of the new Country Living and see the home of one of our very talented vendors staring back.  Joanna Madden, the talent behind the jewelry line Findings, graced the cover of … Continue reading

Candlelit Dinner for One

On a rainy night nothing sounds better to me than cozying in at home with good food and good company.  But since I’m single at the moment and wasn’t in the mood to entertain friends after the season of entertaining, … Continue reading