A Romance with Paris

I have a deep appreciation for the French lifestyle.  The French lifestyle is all about savoring the small moments, being in the moment, choosing quality over quantity and squeezing every last bit of pleasure possible. It is elevating everyday routines into something really special.  The French style is one of understated elegance.  Being well read…Read more »

Butterfly Moments

My mother always told me that the butterfly was a symbol of the resurrection so I have a special love for butterflies and how they can go from a caterpillar to a butterfly.   Within its protective casing the caterpillar radically transforms its body, eventually emerging as a butterfly. Hi friends, Summer is a magical time…Read more »

A Garden Table

Thank you God for sun and showers.  Thank you God for each lovely flower.  Thank you for each stately tree.  Through all these, You Speak to me. Hi Friends, After doing a lot of work in the garden, I decided to do a little tablescape under my Cinderella arbor.  It is very shady in this…Read more »

Cherished and Challenging Moments

God’s Promise:  God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow or sun without rain.  But God did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and a light for the way.  And for all who believe in His kingdom above, He answers their faith with everlasting Love.  (a little plaque I gave to…Read more »

Everything is Coming Up Roses

Roses have long been the symbol of love.  They have been used for hundred of years to convey messages without words. Hi friends, “Everything was coming up Roses” yesterday.  My second home has really stood the world on its end.  Curtains up..light the lights.. everything is coming up roses at Biltmore Gardens.   I love Ethel…Read more »