First Flower

It was so much fun this Spring, to introduce my five-month-old granddaughter to her very first flower. Linley was captivated by the bright blue color of the delicate Siberian Iris. Lightly, she touched the soft petals with her sweet, chubby little fingers. She looked at me and smiled. Hopefully, that was the beginning of our sharing a love of nature and especially flowers together. Her mom is teaching Linley to … Read More >>>

Life is good –

Recently, I read an interesting quote on the Barefoot Contessa’s website about creating a home – “Something smells really good!” my husband, Jeffrey, exclaims every Friday night when he walks in the door. Most weeks, Jeffrey has been around the world and back and when he walks in that door, I want him to feel that he’s really home. What he doesn’t realize is that what feels very casual is, … Read More >>>