New Orleans: The French Quarter, A Street Car, Garden District, Shopping and Food

Well, the title about sums up today’s #BlogTourNola adventure! BlogTour is all about great design, local culture, a lot of walking and plenty of sustenance to keep us going!  We’re starting today with an amazing champagne brunch at Lüke, Chef John Besh’s restaurant. Lüke is Chef Besh’s homage “to the grand old Franco-German brasseries that … Read more

New Orleans Bound!

 Top row, L-R: Erica Islas @EMIIntDesign, Carmen Natschke @DecoratingDiva, Arne Salveson @ArneSalvesen  2nd row: Tamara Matthews @nestnestnest,  Linda Merrill@Surroundings, Jennifer Mehditash @decaporter  3rd row: Rebecca Reynolds @RRKitchenDesign, Leslie Fine@lesliefineint, Gloria Graham Sollicito @Kitchens4living, Barbara Elza Hirsh @elzabdesign  4th row: Patricia Davis @patriciadavisbr, Cynthia Bogart @thedailybasics, Toma Clark Haines @TheAntiquesDiva, Kelly Morisseau @Kitchen_Sync I’m getting ready … Read more

A little of this, a little of that plus decorating East Coast and West Coast beach houses

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Not to be a whiny, but mine was spent nursing my very painful shoulder and I’m still doing so (whaa, whaa, I know!) but I do have some fun things to report in on, so I’m soldiering through! Clearly, I’m a terrible patient.   I’m thrilled to … Read more