Alyssa Cole

Let the trees in

Did you celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree? Don’t fret if you did not; I didn’t either….but only as a kindness to the trees. Let’s just say that a green thumb I do NOT have. However, I still appreciate a holiday that promotes the maintenance and planting of lush trees and greenery to help …

Staycation, quality time & good eatin’

In the pursuit for new and fun ways to spend more quality time together, this spring break we opted against a traditional family vacation in favor of a low-key staycation. So with the sun shining and the day’s beauty ahead of us, the hubs, the 13-year-old twin boys, and the girls (one princess that is …

From Runway to Home (Decor)

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” – Coco Chanel Whether you live for Prada and YSL or you simply keep an eye on the recent trends, there’s no denying that fashion …

Valentine’s Day Treats & Tidbits

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Hope you’re looking forward to all the flowers, sentimentality and sugar shock the day has offer.  While not an official holiday — and a day with pretty grim origins — Valentine’s Day is at the top of my list of favorites. Pardon the pun, but I LOVE everything …

Refresh Your Decor with Scent

With the New Year almost here, are you thinking ‘out with the old and in with the new’? Don’t forget to consider your home in your quest for a fresh start in 2013. Gallons of paint, expensive new furniture, some accents and you’ve successfully redecorated; but what if you can quickly and completely refresh your …

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