Monthly Archives: May 2015

Too Much Love in Paris? Au Revoir Love Locks!

Locks fastened to a Paris bridge to signify eternal love might not be so eternal after all. Paris authorities have announced that all the “love locks” fastened to the railing of the Pont des Arts bridge will be removed, citing structural risks to the bridge and public safety, the BCC reports. Part […] Read more…

Creamy Avocado Pasta – Guest Post #DailyDoseofDesign

Hope you’ve all have a spiffy Memorial Day!  OK, so technically, I’m home now from the amazing trip my daughter and I took together this month. Now the problem is that I’m so jetlagged and worn out. You know how they say you need a “vacation from your vacation?” Well, […] Read more…

Traveling to New York-Where to Stay, Things to Do and Places to Eat #DailyDoseofDesign

Well, this is a very timely post. It’s the travel season, y’all! I’m out of town for two more days, but Adriana from Daily Dose of Design had kindly put together a wonderful guide for traveling to New York.  My daughter has visited, my husband is from Long Island, but […] Read more…

Take the Purina One SMARTBLEND True Instinct 28-Day Challenge #ONEDifference

I was given this product to test at no cost, however all opinions and observations are my own. Flashington Oscar – also know as Flash, Pooka-doo, Boogie Boy, Punky, Stretchy McGillicuddy and many variations thereof. Whatever you call him, we love our goofy dachshund, but he’s a little chunky. Because […] Read more…

35 Coffee Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Coffee hound?  Me, too!  In fact, as this publishes, I’ll be in France having coffee in every little shop, bakery and restaurant I can find!  Cafe au lait, si’l vois plait.   Read more…

American Flag Etiquette

flag-etiquette

My husband got a flagpole and some new flags for Christmas. It took us until the end of March to pick a spot in our yard, dig a hole, and install the pole in our yard.  Old Glory is finally flying! He’s super proud! With Memorial Day coming up I thought […] Read more…

Getting Your Patio Ready for the Summer #DailyDoseofDesign Guest Post

Today, my daughter and I are beginning the last leg of our amazing trip. Once again, I’m thrilled to welcome my friend Adriana from Daily Dose of Design  with a truly timely guest post.  You’ll really enjoy her tips, recipes and fabulous “designer eye” and smart guidance! Be sure to visit and connect with her […] Read more…

10 Tips for Shopping at Home Goods (Guest Post) #DailyDoseofDesign

While my daughter and I are travelling, I’m very fortunate that my friend Adriana from Daily Dose of Design  has agreed to be a guest writer on the Nest during the month of May.  You’ll really enjoy her tips, recipes and fabulous “designer eye”! Be sure to visit and connect with her on […] Read more…

Guest Post – Decorating with Pops of Navy #DailyDoseofDesign

I’m so excited to be traveling with my daughter in May!  During my absence, I’m very fortunate that my friend Adriana from Daily Dose of Design  has agreed to be a guest writer on the Nest.  She’s a fabulous, energetic and creative designer who shares an amazing variety of fashion, interior, digital […] Read more…

How to Feed Your Hummingbirds

How to Feed Your Hummingbirds

I love to watch the birds in my yard. Where I live, there are an abundance of cardinals, blue jays, doves, sparrows, thrashers and adorable red-headed woodpeckers!  We also have more than our share of squirrels and chipmunks.  I go to great lengths to ensure that wherever my chair sits […] Read more…

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