my favorite nook

By far one of my most popular posts and highly pinned images, is my parents breakfast nook in their Vermont farmhouse.  I am often asked questions about it, so I’ve updated my blog post from a year ago with more facts, sources, and dimensions for those of you who are interested in maybe adding a nook to your own home! Here it is… Continue reading

leaf season in Vermont

There is a reason people flock to Vermont in late September and early October.  Mother Nature puts on a show of color against a background of vintage homes and buildings that is spectacular.  I took in the beauty from my parents farmhouse and our day trips to Chester, Weston, Queechee, and Woodstock.  Here are a few postcard pretty pictures from Vermont… Continue reading

august in vermont

Summer in Vermont is so green and lush that it’s easy to see why its nickname is the Green Mountain State. It was an education for me to see my parents field being mowed,  tedded (fluffing the hay), and then baled.  And of course there is antiquing and seeing what new projects my parents are working on at their farmhouse.  Sharing a few photos from a fun filled few days… Continue reading

favorite shop: simon pearce

My love affair with Simon Pearce started 30 years ago when I was given six small hand blown glass bowls as a wedding gift.  Years later when those much loved bowls went missing after a catered event, the wonderful people at Simon Pearce remade six more just like them.  No small thing since those bowls had been discontinued for years! Continue reading

scenes from a modern vermont farmhouse

Spring was my favorite season growing up in New England.  Everything is fresh, green and blooming.  Needless to say, I was excited to be visiting my parents Vermont farmhouse in early June. Continue reading