2017 Newburyport Kitchen Tour

I’ve written before (on several occasions!) that Newburyport is my favorite city pretty much anywhere but definitely here in Massachusetts. I used to live there and often wonder why I moved (long story!). Anyway, I regularly attend the Christmas House Tour which benefits the Custom House Maritime Museum and the Kitchen Tour which benefits the … Read more

Something’s Gotta Give movie set

Way back – 10+ years ago now – I was inspired to start posting about movie set decorating by the then four year old movie Something’s Gotta Give.  I saw it on a flight coming back from Paris (when I went to Maison et Objet) and thought – gosh, that’s a pretty movie set – … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Edith Wharton’s Gardens at The Mount

Edith Wharton The Mount view of house from gardens

A few years ago I was out in the Berkshires for the 4th of July and visited Edith Wharton’s famed estate called The Mount. I came across my photos again and thought that it would be worth sharing them again. My first video is a tour of the gardens of the estate. These formal gardens were … Read more

White Houses of Cape Cod

  Several years ago, I spent a Saturday afternoon driving down the historic district on Cape Cod – from Sandwich, MA, through Barnstable, Cummaquid and into Yarmouth on the historic Rte 6A – shooting some amazing antique white houses. This is some of the oldest settled areas in Massachusetts, and therefor the country. Sandwich was … Read more