Sneak Peak

I had so much fun helping a friend stage and style her home for a Delta Magazine photo shoot a few days ago... In the dining room we arranged flowers for a Valentine dinner party and I thought you might like a sneak peak... As soon as we knew when the shoot would take place I called my friend … [Read more...]

Daffodil Show

You might enjoy taking a little trip to Clinton today to enjoy a flower show presented by the Central Mississippi Daffodil Society.  Alumni Hall on the Mississippi College campus is the venue.  If you have some blooms of your own that you would like to enter be there between 7 and 10 this morning or … [Read more...]

The Coop

I buzzed up to Oxford yesterday to meet daughter, do a bit of Christmas shopping and pay a visit to the parents.  After a day of running around, daughter and I headed over to the rooftop bar at the newest Oxford hotel, The Graduate... the chicken coop theme is so catchy... the fox in the … [Read more...]

A Flower Show In Monroe

I recently attended a Garden Club of America Flower Show presented by the Monroe Garden Study League in Monroe, Louisiana. the show was staged at the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens.  It was my first visit to this beautiful property and I am so glad that I made the short trip to Monroe. The gardens … [Read more...]

Instagram Obsessed

I readily admit it - I'm Instagram obsessed! A while back  some of you asked me to give an Instagram rundown and with so much inspiration at hand I figured it was past time to do it again. So, here we go with some of my favorite current Insta postings! first of all I fall for anything … [Read more...]

Down Country Roads

Daughter and I found ourselves cruising down some country roads this week and were delighted when we happened upon... I've got to give credit where credit is due, daughter spotted this eye-catching row of sunflowers... we cruised right past them as we headed to our destination... but pulled … [Read more...]

Finding Vivian Maier

  I've been following the story of Vivian Maier for a while and finally blocked out the hour and a half it takes to watch the documentary film Finding Vivian Maier... I was not disappointed! Vivian is a woman whose lifelong career as a nanny and housekeeper gave no clue as to the depth of … [Read more...]

The Wonderful Thing About Blogging

The wonderful thing about blogging,  well ONE of the wonderful things about blogging, is the connection I get to make with friends both old and new and some I haven't even met in person yet! Invariably, one of you surprises me with a comment or a phone call telling me about something you saw on the … [Read more...]

Scout Guide Jackson Launches Volume II

I was thrilled when the invitation came to celebrate the launch of The Scout Guide Jackson: Volume II... I have loved getting to know editor, Kristin Allen, as she has brought The Scout Guide to life here in Jackson... Cathy Joyner, owner of Bliss, Kristin Allen and me enjoying the launch of … [Read more...]

Barbara Tuffli

Last week I had the pleasure of hearing Barbara Tuffli speak here in Jackson - first in the Eudora Welty Camellia Room and then again at a Garden Club of Jackson meeting. Barbara, a native of the Bay Area of San Francisco, inherited a mature garden containing many camellias and now numbering … [Read more...]