Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas from our family to yours! We loved having Taylor home for Christmas so that we could all be together.  Some highlights were going to church and singing the Hallelujah Chorus. Taylor saw the house for the first time….. We celebrated Christmas with... read more

Poached Pears in Wine Sauce

This is a great recipe – fresh, easy and beautiful.  Serve on a platter or on an individual dessert dish with the wine sauce drizzled on the pear and the plate.  Your guests will be impressed!  Here’s the recipe and below are more delicious ideas.   ... read more

Indialantic, FL – who knew?

Indialantic, Florida…an “out-of-the-way” place where my sister lives.  It’s on the Atlantic side on a barrier island that is only about 3 miles wide.   The long drive to Florida makes it worth the few days on the beach where we can re-gather... read more

When life is hard…very hard.

We are praying for our Chinese friends who are going through a terrible time right now with their two children.  Their 2-year-old son has a brain tumor that the doctor without a biopsy has indicated that it could be malignant.  Their second son was born two days ago... read more

Cohesive Eclectic

If you like a lot of different design styles, why not just use them all? For a small space, we have a lot goin’ on. We wanted to make the exterior “sophiscated charm”, the living room is garden traditional, the dining room is country maple, the... read more