Breakfast nooks · dining · kitchen · recipes

Breakfast Nooks + Recipes

After spending a long, holiday weekend with family (time that was mostly spent eating), I was thinking how nice it would be to have a cozy breakfast nook in the kitchen for family and friends to gather while cooking meals or to have snacks together in between meals. Image via Chris Barrett Designs One key… Continue reading Breakfast Nooks + Recipes

dining · dining rooms · dip-dye · tablecloths

Dip-dyed tablecloths

Bright, fun, modern DIP-DYE. You may have noticed that recently dip-dye is leaking into every imaginable type of consumer good, including clothing, lamp shades, chairs, hats, you name it.  But I am loving the use of brightly colored dip-dye on oversized tablecloth linens.  It is a great way to bring in a punch of color… Continue reading Dip-dyed tablecloths

dining · dining rooms · food and wine · recipes

Dining Room Chairs + An Eggplant Panini

As promised today I will be blogging about dining rooms.  But before I delve into my dining room recommendations, I’d first like to report on an amazing dinner my husband and I made last night courtesy of Skinnytaste (whose blog never ceases to amaze me with recipes that I am always so eager to try!).  We… Continue reading Dining Room Chairs + An Eggplant Panini

bathroom · bedrooms · dining · food and wine · healthy food · Interior Design · kitchen · living rooms · recipes · Stairs

Paleo Bread and a Modern Farmhouse

I am going to be traveling this morning to my brother and future sister-in-law’s wedding! I am so very excited to celebrate with them this weekend.  My husband and I are both in the wedding party so we are getting there early today for golfing (the boys) and getting nails done (girls).  But I wanted… Continue reading Paleo Bread and a Modern Farmhouse

bedrooms · Color · dining · Fashion · Jewelry · neon · yellow

Neon Yellow

Lately I am loving the color: neon yellow.  And maybe it is just me, but I seem to be seeing it everywhere lately.  Back in the day, in an Economics class I took, I remember learning a theory about the color yellow, that seeing the color yellow pop up  in more places (like on a woman’s dress… Continue reading Neon Yellow

dining · food and wine · kitchen · light filled spaces · Morning · today I'd like to be

Today I want to be…

This morning, after a long and rejuvenating night of sleep (a special thank you goes out to my Monday night yoga class and the cool breeze coming through our window), I would like to be… 1.  Eating breakfast in this rustic and serene dining room overlooking my cute and tiny balcony… Image 2. Drinking this… Continue reading Today I want to be…

bedrooms · dining · Fashion · weekend recaps

Weekend Recap…

My weekend recap this weekend is pretty short.  I spent the majority of it in a meeting room with little to report on this design blog but the delicious mints on our conference tables that I continually consumed.  But, I did get the chance to go on a nice walk with my husband and puppy…… Continue reading Weekend Recap…