June 26, 2019

Valentines Day Dinner Ideas

Valentines Day is just around the corner. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite restaurants in New Haven, Fairfield, Middlesex, and Hartford Counties perfect for Valentines Day dinner.  Fairfield County Walrus & Carpenter, Bridgeport A Gastropub in the Black Rock area of Bridgeport. It offers a truly one-of-a-kind experience for southern style cooking, […]

Winter Decorating

It can be challenging to think about winter decorating that isn’t holiday oriented. A lot of holiday decor is overpowering and won’t work after the season is over, but there are certain pieces that will work. Red screams “Christmas,” but more subtle colored items and pieces can be used after the fact. Natural decor is […]

Farmhouse Kitchens Inspiration

Farmhouse Kitchens are a huge current trend in interior design and decorating. It combines rustic furniture pieces, and modern technology in a stylish and classic way. Distressed cabinets, hardwood floors, exposed wood beams, stainless steel, brass fittings, and sunken sinks are just some of the key concepts and pieces in designing a farmhouse style kitchen. […]

Happy Holidays!

  To all my past clients, friends, and family, Have a joyous and Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! Thank you for all your support this year!

Holiday Light Shows

One of my favorite activities at this time of year is driving around to see all the holiday light shows. There’s so much creativity and so many visually stunning pieces of light-art to see. Did you know that there are some great holiday light shows to visit? Here’s some of the best ones in the […]

North Pole Express

What better way to get in the holiday spirit than boarding the North Pole Express? The Essex Steam Train brings a locomotive powered sleigh ride along the Connecticut River. Like a page out of the Polar Express, the train ride is full of magic and wonder. Each car presents a live musical performance of The […]

Autumn Decor Inspiration

There’s a crisp chill in the air, which means it’s time for fall in Connecticut. ¬†Give your Connecticut home a cozy update with our favorite Autumn decor details; from thick-knit throws to cinnamon candles, it’s the details that create the perfect ambiance. Find Autumn Decor Inspiration Before you break out the flannel, take time to […]

Thanksgiving Decor

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and, like many, decorating and planning starts immediately after Halloween. Have you thought about what you’ll be doing this year for Thanksgiving decor? It’s a time to embrace ideas based on fall harvest, fall colors, and gatherings. Warm colors, floral arrangements, candles, and comfort are all great concepts to embrace this […]

McCory Interiors

Kristen McCory, of McCory Interiors, has been a stand-out interior designer I’ve been following this year. She is able to seamlessly and thoughtfully create rooms that are refined in design and personality. No two rooms are ever the same. Modern, Timeless, Classic, Unique, Sophisticated, Fresh. All great words that can be used to describe her […]

Portland Fair

Fair Season is winding down here in Connecticut. This coming week, one of the last fairs of the season takes place – the Portland Fair. In its 19th year, this country fair has something for everyone. With daily events ranging from wine tastings to pig races, there’s always an activity to keep yourself busy with. […]