Make It: Handkerchief-Wrapped Seeds


As you likely know, Aleah’s style is crisp and streamlined. Coastal-inspired elements mixed with modern city touches and rustic reclaimed wood, French linens, and travel photos inspire her. She also loves sweet antique goodies like her grandma’s brooches, French scalloped plates, unique vessels, and floral handkerchiefs. A contrast to our coastal-inspired home with clean collections from the sea and […]

The Week That Was: January 27th

We made it! Happy Friday and thanks so much for being most excellent readers this week. We’re ramping up for a weekend spent with family and hope to spend Sunday afternoon taking in a polo match…but we may just have to wait as we hear the poor horses are under quarantine. So a lazy Sunday […]

Make It: Rosemary Spiked Lemonade


Before we dive into today’s delicious cocktail recipe there’s some important business to tackle. It’s Aleah’s mom and dad’s anniversary so let’s all raise a glass of bubbly {or, depending what time zone you’re in coffee or tea} and toast to many more wonderful ones. Thank you for being amazing. Simply wonderful. Eternally inspiring. For […]

Make It: Spring Hostess Gift

gardening gift

Ah. The joy of anticipation. Spring is so close, yet perhaps still a little far. While we have some weeks we’re counting down the days. Cue the robins chirping, crocuses and daffodils sprouting and peeking up through the defrosting soil…spring also signals getting out and enjoying the fresh air {without freezing!} and giving new life […]

What We’re Loving

Ooh, we’re so excited! Break out the confetti! Today we’re unveiling a new feature to Lifestyle: what We’re Loving. It’s our little way of sharing new finds, pretty images, great reads, and just fun ideas for parties, at home entertaining, and lifestyle. We’d sure love if you share your two cents and let us know […]

Make It: Striped Place Mats

Howdy, sweet readers! How was your weekend? Hopefully filled with some goodness and fun! Our was wonderful – yesterday was spent immersed in all sorts of written goodness: blogs, books, and magazines. All for the sake of relaxation {okay, and for a little inspiration, too!}. We’re looking forward to a most productive week and to […]

Snippets of Inspiration: January 22nd

Greetings, friends! Has your Sunday been wonderfully relaxing? As we type this we’re immersed in magazines perusing for inspiration, papers to pen ideas and to capture our brainstorming sessions, and some good books. Aleah’s ready to brew up some tea as we enjoy this chilly day…we wanted to share some snippets of goodies that have […]

Effortless Entertaining: A Sweet Valentine’s Day Breakfast

Valentine's Day

It’s that time, friends…well, it’s Friday for one. Time is also inching closer to Valentine’s Day! While many of you are likely digging out of inches upon inches of fluffy white snow {or perhaps slush by now}, we’re looking ahead to Cupid’s arrow and to longer days, warmer afternoons, and to seeing buds popping up […]

Make It: Rosemary-Infused Sea Salt

rosemary sea salt

Hopefully by now, our dear readers, you’re getting to know more about us. What makes us tick. That our families, traditons {both old and new}, inspiring, handmaking, and putting a personal touch on most everything we do, is so important to us. We’re loving the feedback and seeing our ideas pinned on Pinterest and shared on […]

Make It: Sponge Stamped Tea Towels

sponge stamps

Aleah’s parents always do an incredible job dressing up gifts for us kids with the kind of adornments you want to hold onto forever. One year at Christmastime we just couldn’t wait to unwrap what was inside the most beautifully wrapped boxes in various shapes and sizes and snuggled into brown butcher paper. They were topped with gorgeous […]