Monthly Archives: June 2010

>How to Throw a Great & Less Stressful 4th of July Party

>Guest post by: Sarah Kolbasowski Want to throw a great party this Fourth of July? Here are five tips to help you in your quest. 1. Prepare! We all know how it is: You wake up the day of your … Continue reading

Posted in coastal decorating, decorating, dining, food, Holiday, Holidays, recipe | 4 Comments

>Let There Be Light!

>Lighting in our homes is a very important element, both decor-wise and practicality-wise. I’m constantly on the lookout for lighting ideas for my entryway and master bedroom and I found these two great projects. A newly discovered blog, Flea Market … Continue reading

Posted in chandelier, crafts, Lighting, projects | 10 Comments

>Vintage Shutter equals Wall Art!?

>We just love this project from Better Homes & Gardens. Think outside the frame when you need your next piece of artwork. Here a refinished vintage shutter was transformed into a savvy place to display photos, postcards, and clippings.  Cottage style … Continue reading

Posted in Art, coastal decorating, crafts, Decor, decorating, projects, shutters, vintage, walls | 8 Comments

>Time for some Fun in the Sun

>Now that Summer has officially arrived, are you looking for a little fun in the sun? Take a break from your hectic schedule and spend a day at the beach where you can rest, relax and energize your spirit. All … Continue reading

Posted in Beach, beach bag, beach towel, checklist, etsy, summer | 3 Comments

>What’s on your Head?

>Sunshine….we all love it; however there are some well known drawbacks to being in it.  Aside from the heat, doctors tell us that excessive exposure to the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays can lead to skin cancer as well as premature aging. … Continue reading

Posted in apparel, Favorite Finds, hats, summer, sunscreen, UV | 9 Comments

>Protect the Ocean

> “Protect the ocean and you protect yourself” Jean-Michel Cousteau Jean-Michel Cousteau describes a colorful dive off the Pacific Northwest where cold, nutrient rich water helps support a rich ecosystem with an abundance of sealife. He describes encounters with giant … Continue reading

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>Inspired by Flowers

>I’m inspired by many things in the world around me; however flowers have to be at the top of my list. The numerous hues of sunshine that they bring to my little world, well, simply make me happy. Today I … Continue reading

Posted in flowers, Gardening, Inspiration | 5 Comments