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Weekend View

Welcome to the weekend view.

This week it is all about travel, Christmas & some fun coming your way.


I am back home after a couple of weeks in Europe for work and play- if you saw my post earlier this week about the Lentil Soup- you got a peek of Capri and where we stayed for a couple of days.

I will share more about what I was up to soon- and stay tuned for a post this week about the most charming village filled with an amazing antique pop up event every weekend- and also where we went after wrapping up work.

This trip had some travel related chaos- and a storm in Capri that knocked the light power out  to the house we were staying in. But the outlets worked & the neighbors had power. So we knew something wasn't working correct. After trying to get it back on in the middle of the night- a little bit of trouble shooting then next morning fixed the issue.

Christmas trees and twinkles

I am putting up Christmas trees this week- boxes of pretty baubles and loving those twinkles lights.
I am going in a bit of a different direction with colors and styles in some areas this season- but those always on repeat flocked trees and gilded dazzle are coming your way soon.

Balsam Hill Event in Maryland

Coming your way next Saturday- a pop up tree decorating and book signing event in Maryland at Colombia Mall.

I will be in the Balsam Hill store in Colombia, Maryland sharing tips on decorating trees-  and then mingling for a bit of fun and signing books after.  (did you know that there are about 40 pages of holiday decor included in my book? )

Hope to see you there!

The event starts around 12 noon and goes until 3pm
Saturday November 2nd

Balsam Hill 
10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 1860
Columbia, MD. 21044
Located near Nordstrom, across from Z Gallerie
(443) 472-4913

Coming your way-

all about our stay in that antique loving town in France
Elegant Halloween Round up
Christmas decorating ideas
Inspired Thanksgiving table setting ideas
and more

Happy weekend all.


  1. I love your book. Do you ever travel to the St. Louis area? I would love to get it signed. Thanks for all of the great ideas.

  2. Looking forward to more on your Paris travel! That coffee with a view is stunning.