We had a very, very special occasion this past Saturday….
What fun to have worked with Terry’s Fabrics–the largest family-owned fabric store in the UK–on this project, selecting the top design trends for this season. In my off-hours, I’ve been working on a French Chateau style house that we have in the works, so I was able to call on pretty easily my most coveted materials/designs/ideas that I’ve […]
This is a party I’ve been wanting to have for years, literally. Remember my mini Valentine’s party a few years ago? But I couldn’t totally pull it off because I couldn’t find the right dishes, utensils, or serving vessels for all the finger foods I wanted to serve. At Martha Stewart’s American Made event a […]
Happy Mother’s Day! It feels like we have been travelling back and forth so much to the West Coast (in fact, we are just getting back from a West Coast trip today) that I am really looking forward to spending a quiet Mother’s Day at home in Frederick. I’m planning on taking a long, hot […]
It seems nearly sacrilegious to have all these gorgeous, perfectly pink, cloud-like buds outside our front door and not photograph them. From every angle. Even though you may be up to your Instagram eyeballs with pictures of cherry blossoms by now–especially if you live in the Washington, DC area–these are extra special because there are so many […]
This post was previously published on Huffington Post, here. The bottoms of your feet are blistered–from walking 7-10 miles every day. Your joints are aching–because you’ve only sat for 5 minutes every hour. In addition to physical exhaustion, you’ve been pushed past your emotional breaking point: on an hourly basis, you witness at least half […]
I definitely get on cooking kicks–and lately it’s been muffins. I’m not a huge breakfast person, but grabbing a coffee and one of these really hits the spot before I start my work day. I’ve been baking a batch of blueberry muffins, banana muffins (when we have old bananas in the kitchen), and chocolate muffins […]