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Travel and Leisure Fall Get...

We made Travel and Leisure’s national list of Affordable Fall Getaways on the Today Show. See The Show!

The Today Show, Oh My!

So we were featured on the today show last week! What a great thing this is, it was completely unexpected and we didn’t even realize that was Kathy Lee with us! She must have thought we had great “game face” But we did not realize who she was! This is not unusual in my world, […]

The Red Couch Giveth Still&...

So we went to preview an auction this weekend and were able to pick up a check from the auction house for the old couch! Lo and behold someone paid 450.00 for it! So the couch just keeps giving… I hope the new owners have as much fun with it as we did! There were […]

Food and Writing About Food

Time to ruminate on eating again as I have just had a decadent month in July. Firstly, we had a lovely visit with friends from our days on Martha’s Vineyard, the comedian and writer, Marty Nadler and his son Charlie(also a comedian and writer) who worked for us a very young child many years ago. […]

And Then There Was Summer!

The sun is finally shining! This is cause for celebration as we are already at 50 inches of rain for this year( I am just throwing that out there, I do not actually know if that is a lot…it feels like it though!)I am in a lull, caught between wanting to do too many projects […]

Wet Heat Wave!!

Weather, it is one of the most discussed topics (next to the forbidden topic of politics) and the most misunderstood! We are in a weather pattern that has it’s perks but is downright soggy. It has rained most of the time for about 3 weeks. I had heard that this environment was more like Oregon […]

Sofas Are Less Transient th...

Well the trouble with auctions is this… it snowballs! We bought that great rug last weekend , now I have to order new drapes and a new couch…Peter is a little frustrated, he does not like change, and now everyone is a decorator with their own opinions about the living room. I actually had to […]

Auction Action, Great Buys&...

Last weekend was one of our favorite auctions, Wilson and Terry. We made a point of attending as we had seen two great rugs and a wonderful old fountain of a cherub straddling a shell. The thing about auctions is this, first if you have a gambling problem, do not get a bidding number, and […]

Happy Holidays!

I cannot think where the time has gone, but here it is 2 days before Thanksgiving already! I have to hustle and make my famous butternut bisque and all the traditional favorites. And the weather is certainly conspiring to remind me of my childhood…growing up in New York it was ALWAYS very cold and greyish. […]