The Mini-Luxuries

Isn’t life about the little things? The simple touches, the small acts of kindness, the subtle ways to express that you care- they’re all a big part of our happiness. For me, it’s the little quiet moments that I can steal for myself- listening to French Jazz, blogging, polishing my nails, flipping catalogs, sipping lattes, … More The Mini-Luxuries

White Fireplace Mantels

Isn’t this such a good time to start using the fireplace? The mornings are chilly and on some days, it’s damp and gray. Even better! Imagine lounging in a robe, flipping through magazines, listening to French jazz and sipping lattes while enjoying the warmth of a crackling fireplace. Ah- heaven! Unfortunately, most of our fireplaces … More White Fireplace Mantels

The Bucket List

Happy Friday everyone! I’ve been so stationery-obsessed and just wanted to share yet another set by Elum Designs. Like shoes and handbags, a gal can never have enough beautiful stationery, right? This Bucket List pad is perfect as the ultimate desk accessory. Ideal for jotting down life goals, dreams and such. Have a wonderful and … More The Bucket List

Merci Beaucoup

I received the most darling cards from Elum Designs and my heart skipped a beat. They are the cutest ‘Thank You’ cards I’ve ever seen. There is something to be said about things that are minimal, chic and oh so French! Please keep reading for a chance to win some awesome stationery from Elum! Elum Designs … More Merci Beaucoup

Elum Designs- Giveaway!

Whatever happened to sending handwritten notecards or writing your thoughts down in a journal? Whenever I receive a personal note in the mail, it always makes me smile. This doesn’t happen often but when it does, I feel special. Emails and texts lack that personal touch and human connection. If you love sending loved ones special … More Elum Designs- Giveaway!

Focus on the Journey

I don’t know what’s happening with me but lately, I’ve been looking at life a whole lot differently. I’m more in tuned with the journey rather than the trophy. I’m going through some professional transitions right now and have been actively networking a lot– a process that I’m not that great at (or so I … More Focus on the Journey

Hello Summer!

When I was a little (a lifetime ago, in elementary school), I used to think that summer lasted for an entire year. There was school which was a year long and then came summer which was the year immediately after. To a 5 yr old, it made total sense and I never questioned that that was … More Hello Summer!