Tag Archives: summer

As one ends, another begins

Looking Back at a Summer in Italy

Guest Travel Blogger Brittany Riker on the shores of Western Italy

Guest Travel Blogger Brittany Riker on the shores of Western Italy

Summer’s story is over and chapter 9 of 12 is beginning.

Despite my love for summer, the spirit of fall is always alluring. While the summer months are literally hot, there is an internal warmth that can come with fall. However, starting a new chapter is never valuable without carrying a bit of the others with you…looking back on the past we look forward to the future. Continue reading

Summer in a Bottle

Photography Print by Grey Malin~ visit www.graymalin.com to order

Photography Print by Gray Malin~ visit www.graymalin.com to order

I wish that I could bottle summer. Sun-kissed days give us a feeling of fearlessness; anything is possible under the summer sun. The real allure of summer, whether you are a student, teacher, or in the corporate field, is that there is time to take a break from the daily grind of “routine.” There are family vacations, traditions, and long, slow days where it’s so hot outside all you feel like doing is sitting on the couch and sinking into Bravo TV.  Continue reading

It’s Time to Change Your Arrangements

Change your arrangements with the seasons.

Change your arrangements with the seasons.

No winter lasts forever, thank goodness! As philosophical and spiritual of an idea as that could be, it can also remind us to change some of the accents and arrangements in our homes. Remember Elsie de Wolfe’s mantra about SUITABILITY! Continue reading