Peony Care Tips

Peony Care Tips

      It’s peony season!  Of all the garden flowers we love, peonies are the queens of the garden. Peonies are large, showy and fragrant. An arrangement with these show stopping blooms is a beautiful way to embrace gracious living. These peony...
Collecting Antique Ephemera

Collecting Antique Ephemera

Antique Advertising Card for Perfume 1870       When I first became an antiques dealer, I kept hearing a word I wasn’t familiar with. Ephemera. I asked what it meant, and found out I had loved and collected it all my life! Let’s look at what...
Art Adds Everything.

Art Adds Everything.

      One day, you find it! A special work of art that strikes a chord, deep in your very soul. It makes you smile when you see it, and has such a personal connection for  you. That’s the beauty of art, isn’t it? It can transport you to...
Antique French Enamelware

Antique French Enamelware

      Antique French enamelware is a classic decorating accent. The shiny enameled pieces with glossy colors in white, pastel or bright jewel colors liven up any room with their French country charm.              ...
Cherish the Little Things

Cherish the Little Things

      HAPPY MONDAY!!  It’s always a happy Monday when it’s MONDAY MORNING BLOOMS.  There is nothing like the beauty of flowers to encourage us – at least that is true for me. And you won’t believe the gorgeous flower therapy my...