The snow is tumbling down in Arlington, Virginia, this November 15.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you are like me you are looking for ideas to make the holiday extra special. To help you create your tablescapes, I created these place cards using simple tags with a calligraphy font. I tied mine to delicata squash. You can also use any kind of gourds, [...]
As I've mentioned before on this blog, I spent several of my childhood years living in Germany. That is where I discovered one of the greatest German delicacies, Spaghetti Eis. For those of you not in the know, Spaghetti Eis is a fabulous strawberry sundae made to look like a plate of noodles topped with [...]
One of my 'faking it fabulous' decorating hacks is do-it-yourself art using printables. Printing at home or online is so much less expensive than buying art, and there are many more options. I am excited to share these new drawings of mid-century modern chicks with you. I created them with a baby nursery in mind, [...]
It seems a fitting follow up to my last post to write about the Waterford Fair. The same professor who taught me how to look for clues to the past is also who first told me about the annual festival in Waterford, Virginia. My teacher was from the little Loudoun County town, which was established [...]
It was the first week of my freshman year at Mary Washington College, and my historic preservation professor announced that we were going on a walk. Awesome. A stroll through Fredericksburg, Virginia, was better than a dark classroom, even if we were sweltering in the late August heat. We fell into line behind the tall [...]