Summer Grilling

When I think of relaxing summer dinners, I think of grilling cheeseburgers, french fries and corn on the cob. Potato and egg salad sides are also a favorite.  However, color always inspires Ma so the other day we went against the usual and went for the unusual! Shish kebobs were in order with lots of […]

Hygge and Me

Every evening, I actually look forward to getting my comfy clothes on, relaxing under low light and reading a nice story.  “Getting cozy” fills me with joy. This time of year, Spring, I should be embracing the longer days of sunlight and the outdoors. Instead, I am still as happy as can be quietly unwinding in the early […]

Inspiring Blog Award!

Thanks to Rachael from Interior Thinking for very kindly nominating me for the Inspiring Blog Award! I’m very grateful for the recognition. I’m so flattered! Blogging is so much fun and is truly a creative outlet. Being part of such a supportive community makes it so much more encouraging. I recommend you check out Interior Thinking‘s blog. […]

I Left My Heart in Croatia

Above: Hvar The two photos above: Opatija The two photos above: Zagreb The four photos above: Dubrovnik Need I say more? Croatia is such a beautiful country. The water is clear and warm. The mountains are grand. The towns have such gorgeous, ancient architecture with winding little roads where you easily get lost. The capital […]

Colorful Mondays {yellow}

  How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun. –Vincent Van Gogh The color certainly makes a bold statement. Only a little amount used and it pops. It shines with happiness and optimism. This beautiful, bright color even increases metabolism and improves memory.  Yellow is the color of new ideas and inspires creativity. When […]