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Links for the Weekend 8•11•17

I hope you are enjoying your summer!  Here are this week’s finds: 1. A pretty interior design portfolio   2.Designer Rebecca de Ravenel’s Los Angeles apartment (header image as well)   3.A new Schumacher collection of wallpaper and fabrics   4.30 Minute Recipes   5.You can rent this gorgeous 18th century farmhouse in Provence (complete with staff!)   Have a good…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 8•11•17

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Recipe for my Favorite Drink this Summer: Mint Lemonade

As part of a school project on Turkey this past spring, my seventh grader decided to serve her classmates Turkish mint lemonade. She found a recipe that I modified, and we absolutely loved it. It is the most refreshing drink on a hot summer day, and, if you like mint and lemons, I guarantee you…… Continue reading Recipe for my Favorite Drink this Summer: Mint Lemonade

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Links for the Weekend 7•7•17

Greetings from Vermont! Here are a few things I found interesting this week:  1. A sneak peak tour of the Coastal Living Idea House in Newport, Rhode Island designed by Mark D. Sikes. It is entirely blue and white! Open to the public until September 4th if you are in the area. (header image as well)  …… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 7•7•17

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Links for the Weekend 6•24•17

Happy weekend! I hope you are having a great summer so far! 1. This beautiful home decorated in shades of blue and white caught my eye. 2. We’re big fans of this delicious summer recipe: arugula and pickled onion salad. 3. Merrywood, a childhood home of Jackie Kennedy, located in McLean,Virginia was listed this week for a…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•24•17

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Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

Happy Father’s Day weekend! 1. DESIGN: I am eagerly waiting the reveal of the 2017 Southern Living Idea House, which opens to the public this weekend in Bald Head Island, North Carolina. The interior designer of the Idea House, Lindsey Coral Harper Interiors, designs beautiful and preppy spaces such as the one pictured above and the header image as…… Continue reading Links for the Weekend 6•17•17

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Naked Cakes for Spring

I have started noticing photos of beautiful layer cakes that are unfrosted on the sides. Apparently they are called naked cakes and have become popular over the last couple of years as wedding cakes. Here are some examples of these simple and natural looking wedding cakes: I love the addition of fresh flowers on a…… Continue reading Naked Cakes for Spring

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A Quick and Easy St. Patrick’s Day Dessert

For St. Patrick’s Day dinner, I always serve the traditional corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. Although it is delicious and filling, it doesn’t make for a particularly exciting meal. To add some festivity, I decided for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day to make a fun dessert. It is a busy week, so I wanted something…… Continue reading A Quick and Easy St. Patrick’s Day Dessert