After a quick overnight stop in Crete IL, where I worked with clients-turned-friends on their home office, I landed for a long weekend in Madison WI with my friends Tracy and Tom. Gorgeous home, right on the lake, sunrises over

If you read last weeks blog, you know I’m 1 week into a 3 month “zen road trip” across the country. This week I was in Mystic CT, Salem MA, Somersworth NH, Endicott NY and Toronto CA (it’s been

I have to say…the looming big 50 is having a bigger effect on me than I thought it would. There’s something about knowing that my life is “half-over” that just kind of woke me up.

I started looking at my

I love touring model homes. I instantly feel happy and relaxed. Inevitably, when I get home I’m inspired to tweak my own decor so I can replicate that calm feeling. Here are some ways you can do it too.

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Trying to pick a favorite feng shui element would be like trying to pick the best nutrient. Just like protein, carbohydrates and fat, they’re all equally important for nourishment and they balance each other out. But if there’s one of

Remodeling and romance don’t exactly go together for most people. Disruption, debris and dust are usually more likely what’s on your mind rather than roses and relaxation. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Whether you’re just starting out …