Posts From the monthly archives: "July 2015"

Something extremely exciting happened this week…..I got tickets to see Oprah in December! I know, I am crazy but seeing Oprah has been on my ‘bucket list’ for years. On a trip to New York a few years back with some girlfriends, Oprah was filming a show at Central Park. I was in the…(Read More)

It seems as though a Butler’s Pantry is high on the list in most new builds these days. Having never had one, I feel as though it is a splurge but am excited about the prospect of additional kitchen storage. Here are some things to consider when planning a butler’s pantry. 1. Decide…(Read More)

I really enjoyed my visit to the Decor and Design Show last week. The highlight was meeting London-based fashion and lifestyle designer, Allegra Hicks. I was a bit awestruck but she was lovely and graciously signed a copy of her gorgeous book, An Eye For Design. Here are some other things that caught my…(Read More)

Hawaii Four-O


I promise this is the last you will hear about my turning the big 40! I did want to share some photos of our recent celebratory trip to Hawaii which I named the ‘Hawaii Four-O’ tour. Hawaii is one of my favourite holiday destinations. I visited there two years ago and knew I wanted…(Read More)

I’m slowly coming down from the holiday high. We have moved in with my folks and are just waiting for Demolition Day which should be soon. Meanwhile at the 1980s house, our local council has decided to re-pave the front footpath. I have to laugh, what perfect timing…..hardly! To compensate for the…(Read More)

Apologies that my blog is a day late. After arriving home from Hawaii on Monday and then (finally!) celebrating my actual birthday yesterday, time has got the better of me. While I am still in holiday mode, I thought it timely to share with you a new range of bath and beach towels that have…(Read More)

I am excited to be in Waikiki for tomorrow’s July 4th celebrations. I am hoping for some great sales and bargains (especially given the exchange rate is terrible!). I thought I would share some of my favourite red, white and blue interior images. I just love this classical colour combination. It is timeless and…(Read More)