Monthly Archives: October 2017

I want to live here

Please, Santa, let me wake up in the morning in this bedroom from the 2017 Mountain Living Home of the Year.  (photo David O Marlow) There is really no need to list the things I love about this room since … Continue reading

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What is it with the Llama trend in home decor?

While I recently wrote about my confusion regarding the octupus home decor trend, I am equally as confused by the current Llama trend.  Do the designers just randomly choose an animal and then flood the market with items, hoping it … Continue reading

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Not all pumpkins are jack-o-lanterns

  As you can see from the photo above, not all pumpkins are jack-o-lanterns.  Your fall decorating will benefit from the use of many different styles of these giant gourds.  BTW, did you know that a pumpkin is a member … Continue reading

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Ten things that made me happy in September

Our daughter and son-in-law have moved back to San Diego and will be staying with us while they search for a new home.  It is a crowded and busy household now but, as every parent knows, there is nothing nicer … Continue reading

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Is it too early to think about Christmas?

I know—the weather is telling us it is still summer!  But I am a lover of all things Christmas and IMHO, one can never have too much red and white with a sprinkling of green during the month of December. … Continue reading

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I want to live here

I usually spotlight interiors of homes that I would like to live in.  I get inspired by the furniture styles, paint colors and fabric patterns, architecture and artwork that is featured in the room.  This time, however, I am going … Continue reading

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