Kindness Is Always in Style

Yesterday was Administrative Professionals Day. Did you do anything for your staff or were you treated to something special? As a way of saying “thank you” for all my staff’s hard work and helping make my job a little bit easier there were several treats arranged for them throughout the day. One of them included a delivery of beautiful […]

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Happy Easter. Viva Spring. Viva Sweet Love

Sweet spring is your time is my time is our time for springtime and viva sweet love.   –E.E. Cummings   Several weeks ago I had a fleeting thought about hosting an Easter brunch for the family. I procrastinated and never got around to actually planning anything. Shame on me. I guess I can try […]

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Setting the Table: Easter Inspiration

This season I’ve noticed that I’ve become more and more partial to the color lavender than I ever have in the past. It is usually a color that I normally don’t gravitate toward. However, I really like this Easter table setting as seen in Victoria Magazine. The combination of lavender and green seems perfect for […]

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ADVENTURES IN GARDENING

I have always loved and appreciated beautiful lush gardens but it wasn’t until Mr. B and I moved into our seaside ranch home that I became interested in our own landscaping. This is primarily due to the fact that we bought a fixer and the gardens left little to be desired. At some point we will […]

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HAPPY EASTER

Happy Easter! Whatever it is you choose to do today, I hope you do with with lots of love. I wish you the very best today…any always. –XOXO, V. All images from my Easter Pinterest board found here.

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UNEXPECTED SIGNS OF SPRING 

Last week I got in my car and realized that a grasshopper was sitting on the front windshield. Not wanting to disturb it, I backed out of the driveway thinking he (or she) would jump off and find a new resting place. Much to my surprise I drove several miles with the grasshopper clinging to the […]

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CELEBRATING SPRING WITH FLORA FORAGER

Let’s Celebrate Spring! Oh….the power of social media. I found Flora Forager while browsing Instagram. The owner of Flora Forager, Bridget Beth Collins, is a botanical artist who turns wildflowers into art. Literally. Given that today is the first day of Spring, I thought it would be a wonderful reason to showcase Bridget’s whimsical floral creations. […]

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