Embrace Summer

“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy…” ~ Ella Fitzgerald As a “summer baby” (born in July), I have always loved this time of year.  I have such fond memories of summers past – picnics with friends and family, outdoor birthday parties, fresh watermelon on the deck, vacations to cottage country, swimming pools, shorts, sandals, barbecues, ice […]

Seeking Simplicity: An Introduction

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow For me, the word simplicity immediately evokes a sense of calm.  I picture light, etheral, minimalist décor, a closet full of neutral, quality clothes that I adore, uncomplicated recipes and fragrances that satiate the senses and ordinary […]