Here in the Midwest we are making the most of outdoor living in the summer, enjoying these warmer months while we can. Coffee on the porch in the mornings, Sunday brunch on the patio, s'mores at a backyard bonfire...these are the days we soak up the heat, have the windows wide open when we can, and enjoy these last golden days of summer.
As you wind your way north on M-22, you catch glimpses of blue water dancing through sun-dappled trees. This peninsula feels isolated as it's surrounded by water and filled with lakes. But it is dotted with charming towns, barns, and rolling fields making it a perfect destination to explore.Read more
When do we break out of the routine and invite others into it? When we are purposeful and intentionally gather friends and family together, it just doesn’t have to be a big event or major undertaking. Sometimes the least amount of planning or most impromptu event makes for the most special. Leave a little room in your schedule and be intentional!Read more
We have so many great gifts to show the grads in your life that you are proud of them and you can show your kids' teachers how much you appreciate them. Have a hard to buy for dad or the man who has everything? Our new enamel camp mugs and ceramic coasters make unique gifts and share your love of the recipient and the location it celebrates.Read more
Spending one week on magical Mt. Desert Island was wonderful. We were surrounded by soaring pine and spruce, rocky coastline that exposed tide pools when the tide receded, bald eagles that we sighted daily, and the stunning deep blue of the Atlantic that was mesmerizing to watch when the sun would dance off the water or the lobster boats would check their traps.Read more
We are so ready for summer. After a long winter, we've seen people and plants slowly emerge from slumber throughout the spring, but now the earth has warmed and so have we, fully blossoming and stretching our faces to the sun to enjoy all that this season has to offer.Read more
We're all about celebrating around here and we don't need an excuse to celebrate! But this month is full of big milestones -graduation from high schools, college graduations, moving from elementary to middle school, heading off to the military or a trade school. And we can't forget our teachers and mentors who have influenced and encouraged us along the way!Read more
The historic city of Savannah, Georgia really does have it all - beautiful architecture, wonderful gardens and quaint squares, fantastic shopping and so many great dining choices. With its great art scene, the beach close by and the Riverfront, we ran out of time to explore it all. I guess we'll just have to come back!Read more