Friday, July 22, 2011

My Baby's First Riverdogs Game

I really do try to keep this blog about things that make me smile. How can this not???!

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Reggae Nights in Charleston

Ok, this picture does not begin to show the fun (or the crowd) at the James Island County Park on Reggae Night. The music was so rhythmic, Baby Greyson  fell into a deep, deep sleep. Must be those Jamaican grooves....

Friday, July 15, 2011

Sometimes you just need a rainy day

I love this girl playing in the rain downtown Charleston. I also love that is is only 84 degrees.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

My Art Collection

This print was given to us for as a wedding gift. You can probably purchase it for $20 at any shop here in Charleston. But it is, without a doubt, my favorite work of signed art we own (and not to mention my favorite wedding gift. A big thank you to Cecil Easterly. I love the note on the back and will treasure it forever). Grant and I were married during Spoleto of 2008. So this really celebrates that wonderful time. Plus it has all the bright colors I adore!
I picked this up from an antique/junk store in Bell Buckle, TN.  Yes, Bell Buckle. It is a one road town in middle Tennessee.  I could spend all day on that one little road. And if you are ever there, you must visit the Bell Buckle Cafe. Hmmm Hmmm Good!

This one really holds a special place in my heart. It's a screen print created by my dear friend, Anne. She is a graphic designer by trade. But everything she puts her hands on is pure magic. Check her amazing self at

My husband and I purchased this off a street vendor in Rome. He had only proposed to me the night before (Grant - not the street vendor!) and we celebrated at Trevi Fountain. It brings back so many wonderful memories of that trip. be in love in Italy!!

Ok. So I don't really have an art collection. But, I do have some pretty thangs that hang on my wall. And they are truly works of art to me. I think I will soon post about art I wish I owned!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

My New Love

My good friend, Anne, recently introduced me to Palmetto Cheese. I love you Anne.
I bought the Jalapeno spread. It is to die for. Check out all of the products. I'm sure they are all yummy!

Thursday, March 31, 2011

You Can Keep Your Kindle

I love to read. And I have great memories of my mom taking me to the library when I was very young. My mom, like myself, was raised as an only child. She knew the importance that I learn to entertain myself. I am so grateful she did. Not only do I have a deep love for books, but I love libraries as well. I can wait to take my 5 month old to "baby story time" at our local library.

A dear friend of mine recently posted the article below. I thought it was a good read. Thanks Rachel. You are going to be the best librarian!

Spring Cleaning: Gadgets you can can rid of.
Books: Keep them. Yes, e-readers are amazing, and yes, they will probably become a more dominant reading platform over time, but consider this about a book: It has a terrific, high-resolution display. It is pretty durable; you could get it a little wet and all would not be lost. It has tremendous battery life. You can even borrow them free at sites called libraries

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Wanted! Size 38.5

I purchased this fabulous pair of Manolo Blahniks about ten years ago. They saw me through my single days in my late twenties  - first dates (and last dates), girls nights outs, a move from Nashville to Charleston. They travelled with me to Cabo San Lucas & New York. They were with me when my now husband proposed to me in Rome. If you could walk a mile in these shoes, you would never ever want to slip them off your feet! Sadly, the night before my rehearsal dinner the right heel broke.  It is not repairable. And it was truly the end of an era. I search for these on a monthly basis and look forward to new adventures once they are back on my feet. In the meantime - Wanted! Size 8.5

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Nude by Bill Blass makes me smile

I have been wearing this scent since I was in high school. It was discontinued years ago, but I have several bottles stashed away. If truth be told, I only wear it a few times each month - but it makes me smile everytime.

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