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Friday Finds 2•9•18

Happy Friday! I hope you are all staying warm. Here are this week’s finds: Absolutely loved this Connecticut home designed by Ashley Whittaker in the latest House Beautiful.   I enjoyed perusing designer Sarah Bartholomew’s picks on Chairish.   One of my favorite desert recipes that is perfect for Valentine’s Day (it’s quick, easy, and decadently delicious, and…… Continue reading Friday Finds 2•9•18

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Home Tour: A Tropical Paradise in Punta Cana

During this very cold and snowy stretch in Chicago, I have been dreaming about warmer locations. Today, I thought I would share with you one of my favorite island homes, which is a dreamy and lush tropical retreat in the Dominican Republic featuring plenty of blue and white, antiques, and beautiful treasures.  This winter home…… Continue reading Home Tour: A Tropical Paradise in Punta Cana

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Friday Finds 2•2•18

Happy Friday! Here are this week’s finds: A pretty blue and white beachfront home tour   Some ideas for decorating with ginger jars   Picking a white paint color can be overwhelming, here are a designer’s white paint favorites   The Super Bowl is Sunday! Here are 75 Super Bowl Party Recipes   A few small glimpses into Reese…… Continue reading Friday Finds 2•2•18

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An Eclectic Yet Traditional South Carolina Island Home Tour

A few years ago in Southern Living magazine, I came across an early 20th century brick Palladian style home located on an island near Charleston, South Carolina.  Despite the traditional and historic brick exterior, the interior was a surprise in that it was much more rustic than one would expect. The interiors are covered in…… Continue reading An Eclectic Yet Traditional South Carolina Island Home Tour

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A Charming 17th Century English Rectory Home Tour

I adore movies and books that are set in England.  On Sunday nights you can find me in front of the television watching Masterpiece Classics on PBS–my favorite of the shows are English period pieces.  Having recently rewatched the movie version of Pride and Prejudice for the millionth time last weekend I have been thinking…… Continue reading A Charming 17th Century English Rectory Home Tour

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Friday Finds 1•19•18

Happy Friday to you all! Here are this week’s finds: For those of you dreaming of living in a warmer climate, here is a pretty Florida home tour with plenty of blue and white.   The slow cooker is my best friend during the winter. Here are 17 healthy slow cooker recipes that basically make themselves.   Boston-based…… Continue reading Friday Finds 1•19•18

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My Favorite Designer’s California Home Tour

If I could choose any interior designer to help me decorate my home, there is no doubt in my mind who I would call first.  As you may have guessed from the number of designs of his that I include in my posts, Mark D. Sikes is my favorite interior designer.  It occurred to me recently…… Continue reading My Favorite Designer’s California Home Tour