Brown and White Transferware for Thanksgiving

By |2019-05-29T17:18:37+00:00November 26th, 2014|Antique Pottery, Brown and White Transferware, Food, Our Home, Paint Colors|

Hello~ Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Tom and I will be celebrating with my family in Virginia, and there will be quite the spread of food - from the traditional turkey dinner to authentic Chinese dim sum. Have you ever had turkey over sticky rice? Yum :) During this time [...]

A Splendid Luncheon

By |2019-05-29T17:18:30+00:00June 10th, 2014|Antique Pottery, Creamware, Design Projects, Flowers, Food, House Tours, Swedish Antiques, White Ironstone|

Stylish entertaining is an art. For Michelle Pangallo, my good friend and client, setting a gracious table, creating beautiful floral arrangements and whipping up mouthwatering courses all come naturally. Together with her husband CD, they are the ultimate hosts! I recently attended a splendid luncheon at Michelle and CD's Swedish [...]

Paris: Les Puces, Personalities and Pooches

By |2019-05-29T17:18:28+00:00April 9th, 2014|Flowers, Food, Paris, Travels|

From a 1918 letter by author, cartoonist and journalist Jame Grover Thurber (1894-1961): "...the whole of Paris is a vast university of Art, Literature and is worth anyone's while to dally here for years. Paris is a seminar, a post graduate course in Everything." What do you love about [...]

Let’s Go Antiquing in Paris!

By |2019-05-29T17:18:11+00:00April 16th, 2013|Favorite Shops, Food, Museums, Paris, Travels|

Our new spring shipment has just arrived! A formal preview to come after we've unpacked and cataloged the pieces. But first, I am taking you to the famous flea markets in Paris. I'll also share a few tips and professional advice on how to successfully shop the markets. Located at [...]

A Day at Home

By |2019-05-29T17:18:03+00:00August 25th, 2012|Creamware, Food, Our Garden, Our Home, Swedish Antiques|

How did we get to late August this fast? I’ve been so busy I just noticed the crape myrtle trees in our courtyard garden are almost finished blooming. And, now the Japanese anemones are about to bloom---something I look forward to each year. Can’t wait to post about them! I [...]

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