Romanticizing your reality //

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such [...]

Turning a Surface into an Experience (Tablescape Tips) //

Setting the table has always been one of my favorite “chores”. Growing up, I went to the same summer camp every year as a kid, and we were always given a task to contribute to the community each day. When I was asked to set the table for a special camp dinner at age 7, [...]