COTSWOLD GARDEN TOUR: PART II

Let’s continue with Day #2 of our Garden Tour. It only gets better! Our first stop was Rockcliffe Garden Rockcliffe is superb. It has been the home of Emma and Simon Keswick for 30 years and in those years they have transformed the grounds. What you see below, a gorgeous terrace, had been a front driveway. […]

A COLORFUL IDEA FOR ENTERTAINING

Paper Doilies for Entertaining Who knew that fun, colorful paper doilies could be so hard to find? You can find white, or even gold or silver, almost anywhere and in square or round sizes. But of course, I was after something fun and colorful….. And then I happened to be in Michaels and there they […]

IT’S LOCAL: A VISIT TO KINSTON, N.C.

It was time to hit the road for a short trip to Eastern North Carolina. We wanted to revisit New Bern, N.C. where we had been just a year ago. But this time we went purposely to see and visit Tryon Palace and its gardens. Yes, it was a little early in the season to […]