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November 24, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!  

I'm re-running this article from October 22, 2016 as moss balls continue to be a decorating favorite of mine.  You  can buy them everywhere from the Dollar Stores to IKEA to TJ Maxx to online.  They add depth to any tableau as every room benefits from a bit of green.  Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!  


Funny how one decorating accessory can play into real life....

November 17, 2019

I'm a big fan of Pinterest, so when Sally invited me to a Pinterest "event" at their San Francisco headquarters last weekend, I was all in.  She reserved us admission a few weeks prior to the event.  The event was a curated holiday bazaar with 38 San Francisco companies who advertise on Pinterest.

We got there an hour prior to their opening and we were first in line.  15 minutes later, there wer...

November 10, 2019

When I  published this article in 2016, I was excited about getting my clothes so organized. This March, my "lifestyle" drastically changed as I no longer had to dress for the corporate world. Now, 8 months later, I find myself wondering why those suits are still hanging in my closet.  I'm republishing this article in hopes of inspiring myself to get my closet in sync with the life I now lead.  I'm hopin...

November 3, 2019


Don't you love a score?  I'm all excited about this $10 gold frame (4' x 3') found at a rather permanent flea market in Berkeley, CA.  Kicking out the battered plexiglass and dusting it off the best I could, I could hardly wait to get it home.  Looks like it has a bad case of premature aging due to the weather but the patina is perfect.  The linen interior frame was nasty but a quick coat of flat black...

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