Apologies…

I woke up this morning feeling less than stellar, but not for the usual reasons. Someone had sent me a personal message on Instagram simply saying they missed reading my blog posts. That’s the first thing I read, at 6:30am this morning. I must have drafted ten replies, but each felt less sincere than the previous. I was trying to…
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Gingham Style: Where to buy gingham for spring summer 2020

Last week, I stepped out in a blue gingham wrap dress that I purchased from Reformation in last season’s sale. As is always the way, these are the dresses we want the most… the ones we can’t have. But, I have some good news. Gingham is a print that has no expiration date. It is always in style. And this…
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How to preserve love for your partner in lockdown

Before we all went into official “stay at home” mode here in the UK, I saw a trusted friend who is a high flying divorce lawyer in London. We talked about the future, about the sadness around us, with so many friends losing jobs, and she confided that she thought she had the most secure job in the world. She…
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Animal love in the time of Corona

For those of you that have followed me for years, you will know I have two golden retrievers at home in South Carolina, that I am currently webcamming with to keep the love alive. This isn’t anything too new or exotic as we’ve done this for years, since I’m only home in the USA every two to three months. So,…
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Shopping for distraction: 27 new In items to watch

So I woke up this morning and started to write a list of things I could do today. Then, I looked back at a list of things I did two months ago, on monday morning (yes, I calendar this stuff). First thing I did on the 30th of January was create a shopping post for new items in stock at…
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