A touch of green on St. Patrick’s Day! 🍀

Dracaenas in Sunroom

Look how much life a little bit of greenery adds! I absolutely adored this huge dracaena that we had for years. Continue reading “A touch of green on St. Patrick’s Day! 🍀”


Featured Artist: Leonard Chmiel!

Suspended Reality by Leonard Chmiel 36×48″ Oil

Leonard Chmiel. A very talented artist who’s work is breathtaking. I was zipping through Instagram and saw this painting. What a beauty! The reflections in the water are so peaceful, so soothing – I could just look at this all day long.

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Check out the Sand Crab Cottage Plan by Allison Ramsey Architects!

Sand Crab Cottage by Allison Ramsey Architects

This is the Sand Crab Cottage Plan (16404-15) by Allison Ramsey Architects  – and it’s a beauty! This plan is 2,275 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Great windows and that porch! Wow! A fabulous front porch and a smaller screened porch off the back of the house. The best of both worlds! Continue reading “Check out the Sand Crab Cottage Plan by Allison Ramsey Architects!”

Featured Artist: Rachel Pettit!

Salt Creek Morning by Rachel Pettit 12×12″ Oil

Rachel Pettit. Rachel is an artist from the Utah area – her paintings are stunning, I love the way she captures light and the overall feel of the area she is painting.

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Caught Mid Beast-Yawn

Charlie – Caught Mid-Yawn

Charlie can be so photogenic – he is one of my favorite subjects. That messy hair, those soulful eyes and that happy look. His shadows blow me away, especially when we’re walking – that wild hair sticking out all over, makes me laugh…

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Featured Artist: Nicholas Coley!

Cypress Tree on the Panoramic Highway #10 by Nicholas Coley 40×40″ Oil

Nicholas Coley. Now this is a talented artist with a very cool story – don’t miss it! I love the perspective of his paintings – it’s a bit different from the norm and I think it’s so interesting. My emails back and forth with Nick and with his wife, Tracy, tell me one thing… these are good people. It’s not easy to make a living from selling paintings, but it doesn’t surprise me that Nick can do just that. His paintings speak to you – the paintings are large and bold – and each has a different feel – love the signature too! I wish him much success! Continue reading “Featured Artist: Nicholas Coley!”

Cruise bound – 11 years ago today.

Fred and I – 3/11/07

11 years ago today… ELEVEN! Where has the time gone? I remember it like it was yesterday. My parents came to visit from Michigan, and we went on a cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines out of Charleston, SC – we had so much fun. We ate well, and they had Cooking Light (smarter options) available at each meal. Everything was fabulous!  Continue reading “Cruise bound – 11 years ago today.”