Happy Birthday Marley!

Tot fashions are getting better and better. Splendid’s line of child clothing kills me – Marley looks how I want her to look forever, girly, sweet, and carefree! And why shouldn’t she be? Today’s her third birthday!! So a fashion post dedicated to my stylish mini, Happy Birthday Marley. You look fierce, girl! Dress: Splendid. Shoes, […]

Travel Bug – African Beads!!

A man named Maku stopped by our work to sell some beads last week, and it got me itching to travel! He also sells some tables and sculpture, but I think our office swarms the bead/necklace dept! Just some of the enormous amount of beads Maku brought to our office last week. Strands ranged from […]

Classic New England

I went back to Boston area with my kids last weekend. And I want to share some images of what I thought are classic New England summer – nothing crazy, just good, old, Classic!   Sometimes I forget how big ‘New England’ is because I think of it as home, but really I moved to […]

Sweets, Treats, and Everything Your Design Tooth Craves!

Now open in Maple Grove, MN – Nadia Cakes! It’s about time we get some Minnesota love back up here. This is some of the best design to hit Minnesota since, well, since designer Lisa Klinger hit Minnesota! This project was done in a mind-blowingly adorable wallpaper from Flavor Paper for a few walls and the […]


If you haven’t heard of it before, you will soon! Giving Pandora and Spotify a run for their money, Songza is a start-up out of NYC with the best playlists online.  You can search by mood, time of day, activity and more.  The minimal design on icons and wayfinding makes it easy to focus on […]

Independence Day – Not Just For Americans!!

My Sister-In-Law, Pheebs, has always rocked the stars and stripes, so I called her for an Independence Day post. I wish I had this outfit to rock at any July 4 Parade! Pheebs lives in Cambridge, England, and even though Zander and Rob are across an ocean, the fabulousness of the world wide web keeps […]

Nautical Accessories to Take Your Home from Peachy to Beachy!

This is the best title I’ve ever come up with and a cute post too! Take it from the top: 1. Sea Blanket by Vic Prjonsdottir. So cute, love their blankets and towels! 2. Thomas Paul Bedding (Via). And Pillows! He’s a go-to for anything ‘nautical preppy.’ Basically my first stop when I think nautical […]

On the Water in Gloucester

\ Z took me and Marley sailing around the Gloucester Harbor with Hammond Castle in the background.  We thought we’d leave Thacher at home for his nap, but apparently Marley had the same idea! Jacket by Barbour is perfect for a blustery day on Cape Ann. Children’s Life Jacket is Mustang Lil’ Legends – always […]

Yerba Buena Gardens

Take a picnic at the Yerba Buena. Zander and I went with our kids and relaxed with some cheese and crackers while Marley ran in circles through the tunnel behind the waterfall, around the pond in front, then back through the tunnel for more! .

Edificio Covani

This is the home my father grew up in. It is in Santiago, Cuba. It now has a name, Terrazas de Vistas Alegre, ‘terraces of happy views’. A little dilapidated now, but the stairwell is absolutely phenomenal: This is looking up from the bottom of the stairs in the entryway. Below is an image of […]