New Beginings

When I started this blog a few years ago I was hoping for it to become a place where I + a few of my good friends could create a home of sorts… Continue reading

Short hair love

Do you ever feel like you’re doing a million things at once?  I know I do!  Spring has absolutely flown by in my tiny corner of the world, and now that it’s almost May I’m feeling more than a little… Continue reading

Its Friday!

I have my doubts, but the buzz is that Cincinnati just might actually get some real snow this weekend!  While we all like to gripe about shoveling our cars out from under 3… Continue reading

Daily cup of the good stuff

Aesthetically and otherwise I am deeply entrenched in a life long affair with espresso and coffee. Deeply. Entrenched.  I enjoy a good espresso or coffee in the same soul nourishing way I love to enjoy walks in the park in… Continue reading

Beautiful walls

Although our new apartment redo is progressing at a respectable pace, it is still early days.  However, that hasn’t stopped me from daydreaming about all of the wonderful art I want to tastefully display… Continue reading

Sophie Blackall, I am in love

I am completely smitten with the completely fabulous work that illustrator Sophie Blackall produces.  Anyone who has read The New York Times with any regularity has seen (and loved) her whimsical work.  Not to… Continue reading

Grand Hotel Mackinac Blue

This past weekend I took some time and paid a visit to my local Lowe’s to check out some paint samples.  Latte in hand, ideas written down, I hardly noticed the people around… Continue reading


My husband is amazing when it comes to designing a room layout. He has the touch, the eye, that certain je ne sais quoi when it comes to organizing an attractive room.  I do… Continue reading

I’ve been busy, please forgive me

In the spirit of starting 2012 off by putting my best foot forward, I have a confession to make. I don’t really have a kitchen in Northside.  I mean, I used to. I’m not a total… Continue reading

“A Something in a Summer’s Day”

It has been one long and tired summer in my corner of Cincinnati.  I’m saying it now – I’m ready for summer to fade away for 2011.  Bring on Autumn and a new stage of the year.  Life has… Continue reading