holiday fun

Red, White and Blue-tiful

Wishing you all wonderful Fourth of July Holiday! via:zsazsabellagio via:zsazabellagio via:zsazabellagio “I always carried a small American flag red white and blue with me so people would know I was from America.” – George Foreman via:zsazabellagio G: @aliciaadamsalpaca Donald Sultan. Wallflowers Dec 20 2007 The Coastal Confidence via:zsazabellagio Kirstin Kragh Liljegren walks the runway during […]

A Luxurious, Fairytale Escape in a French Chateau

A fabulous fairytale escape through the lens of Jamie Beck, the amazing photographer of Ann Street Studio, NYC.     Here she takes us through the incredible estate “Domaine des Hauts de Loire”,  a getaway in Onzain, France, Loire Valley. Domaine des Hauts de Loire   Onzain, France, Loire Valley   Jamie Beck:   Nestled quietly […]

Creative and Fun Wedding Idea

This is a clever idea for wedding decor – or any party decor. They are handmade “Animal Place Card Holders” – made with magnets. The animals hold the place cards and it really provides quite a charming display. Owner of the Etsy Shop: OriginalAnimalMagnet,  Chantelle Agbayani resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. Gold Animal Place Card […]

love and romance

Happy Valentine’s Day… love, love,                      ZsaZsa “We loved with a love that was more than love.” – Edgar Allan Poe Backstage Giambattista Valli Couture.   Paris Fashion Week. “Love never gives up.” 1 Corinthians 13:7 via:silviapatriciabalaguer “You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes […]

Sweet Valentine Cookies

* VALENTINE’S DAY HEART CUTOUT COOKIES   * These Heart-Shaped Cutout Cookies are super simple, pretty and great for Valentine’s Day!    This recipe comes from: Life Love and Sugar,  (they also make a great treat for gifting.)   Is there ever really a bad time for a cookie? I think not. And certainly when it […]

A Provence Dream: Chateau des Alpilles

Chateau des Alpilles Beautiful photography of the stunning “Chateau des Alpilles” from Jamie Beck of Ann Street Studio, NY. Chateau des Alpilles is a historic chateau in the heart of Provence in the south of France.  Jamie Beck:  “A family run property by three generations of women fills your soul with warmth as you drive up […]

How Sweet It Is: Etsy Sweetsy!

It’s all about “love and romance” today with some wonderful Etsy Valentine finds! Love is Sweet Cake Banner ETSY SHOP:  Pipsqueak and Bean Valentine’s Day Heart Shirt Sweatshirt ETSY SHOP:  Shop Love And Bambii The Red Velvet Cake Truffle ETSY SHOP: Chocolat by AdamTuroni Pink Marble Hearts Balloon Bundle ETSY SHOP: Oh Shiny Paper Co Sequin Heart Patch. Valentines […]

The most wonderful time of the year? Yes.

Why is it the most wonderful time of the year?  Well, for me it is because I step back and see all the more clearly what is important in life. The most important things in life money can not buy. With all the crazy holiday gift giving frenzy that surrounds us- it’s all really just […]