The Fine Art of the Romantic Gesture [It Doesn’t Cost a Thing!]
| |

Nothing like my husband being gone the weekend before Valentine’s Day to make me feel nostalgic and sentimental. I’ve been in a mood to clear the clutter and organize this winter, so I dug into boxes of old photographs and … Want More?

Creating Layered Fragrances for the Home with Gilded Decay Fine Fragrance Candles by Lizette Marie
| |

The simple act of lighting a candle instantly sparks a mood, adjusts an attitude, infuses a warm ambiance, and adds a subtle layer of fragrance to any space. I often burn a candle at my desk, especially early morning, or … Want More?

The Fine Art of Solitude (and Getting Reacquainted with Yourself)
| |

The fine art of solitude… stillness quiet peace The good news is that Scott’s back is feeling healthy enough that he was able to join his annual guys’ trip to the coast for a long weekend. The guys have made this … Want More?

The Fine Art of Romance (His+Her Perspective)
| |

The Fine Art of Romance Is there such a thing?  I imagine romance is a bit different for each of us. What does it mean to you? For me, romance is not the sweeping gesture, the dripping of diamonds or … Want More?

The Fine Art of Tender Loving Care #TLC
| |

We are 9 days in since my husband’s shoulder surgery and things have gone as well as possible. The best news is that Scott isn’t feeling any real pain! There has been lots of down time–icing, dozing, reading, catching up … Want More?

The Fine Art of Reflection
| |

Reflection Last weekend I found myself knee-deep in oogling my google calendar, making lists, setting some goals for myself and basically planning my year. When it came to my editorial calendar for the blog, I ended up with more questions … Want More?

The Fine Art of Generosity
| |

As she arrived at our house for a party, my stepdaughter, Briana, grabbed my arm and said, “We need to get a picture of this!”.  She was wearing the bracelet I had made for her and the ring we had … Want More?

The Fine Art of Gift Giving
| |

  The Fine Art of Gift Giving Selecting just the right gift for someone you care about is a highly personal and somewhat intuitive experience. Giving is about more than just a tangible item, we are giving away a little piece … Want More?

The Fine Art of Pursuit
| |

(Instagram – wedding shopping with my mom in June) Obsessions…and the fine art of pursuit. In your quest to make the right choice do you ever ending up doing exhaustive research? Whether it’s the perfect shade of emerald paint,  a camel … Want More?

1 2