summer

How to Host a Magical Summer Party

Last week I attended¬†Fetes and Florals, a workshop designed to inspire an artful and effortless approach to entertaining. Three amazing female business owners collaborated to host the workshop, Kim Lamothe of Green Lion Design (a good friend and amazing florist who I sometimes I help with wedding installations), Caitlin Hill of Citrus and Cedars, and […]

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Garden and Herb Festival

One of the most peaceful and bucolic parts of my hometown of Tiverton, RI is Tiverton Four Corners. The roads at this four-way intersection all lead to something wonderful – farms, beaches, hiking trails, vineyards, and some incredible local favorite shops and restaurants including The Provender, Milk and Honey, ¬†Four Corners Grill, and the iconic […]

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The Gardens of Blithewold

Blithewold is a historic 33-acre summer estate overlooking Narragansett Bay in Bristol, RI. The mission of the nonprofit organization that maintains the property is to “preserve New England’s finest garden estate through excellence in horticulture and historic preservation, and by our example to teach and inspire others.” I’ve been to Blithewold before, once for the […]

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