Embroider This

I’ll admit it. There is no porous material I look at and don’t wonder with wide eyes, “What could I embroider on that?”  I don’t exactly succumb to Reese Witherspoon’s self-proclaimed mantra, “If it’s not nailed down, monogram it.” I do think there is a point where a woman should embrace her sense of self […]

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Embroidered Pillow Talk

Since I was a little girl vacationing at the beach, I’ve had an affinity for all things embroidered. I remember thumbing through my mother’s old Town and Countrys while my toes sifted the sand, dreaming of my embroidered fantasy sitting room-or my veranda overlooking the infinity pool-chaise lounges with stitched pillows my mother would never […]

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What’s in a Beach House Name?

Long ago under a moonlit sky, the uber-famous Juliet once pondered, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” The star-crossed lover was merely professing that she would love a rose (namely, Romeo Montague) if he had any other name (Juliet’s family, the Capulets, loathed the […]

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Five Secrets to Setting the Perfect Seaside Table

It doesn’t happen often. You can breathe because stress is a thing of the past. It’s the one time of year when family and friends come together to relax and (gasp) sit down to dinner together. Suddenly you are reminiscing about a time when the young you had an official job: setting the table, clearing the table, […]

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Nautical Decor-Not Just For the Beach House

If you are lucky enough to live at the beach, you will know what I mean.  Whether you reside ocean side or have to hoof it across a street or two to hit the warm sands, you wouldn’t give it up for the world. Lately, an abundance of nautical decor has hit the market.  If […]

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