Hospitality Made Simple

williams-sonoma scentI think all of us–including me, sometimes–feel inadequate when it comes to having people in our home. Continue reading


Pumpkin Season

red oak autumnIt’s fall!!
The other day, I was driving behind a big truck filled with hay bales, and I got ridiculously excited for fall–the season of harvest, pumpkins, planting bulbs, changing leaves, apple cider and warm soups!
Believe it or not, sometimes I have to remind myself to look up and watch the changing of the leaves….don’t miss this season. It is my favorite time of year, but I’ve been so busy and stressed with life, that sometimes I forget to lift my eyes and breathe in the cool air and just enjoy the moment. Yesterday, I picked up a large orange leaf and carried it with me in the car all day, just to remind me to enjoy this season… Continue reading