Not knowing what I was getting myself into I thought a few gallons of paint and a nice couch or two would transform this ugly duckling, but this house was like a beautiful Monet watercolor. Gazing from afar, your eyes reveal an exquisite landscape of […]
A couple of years ago, I realized a dream and purchased a small summer home on Smith Mountain Lake. Initially purchased as an escape, it has magically turned into a surprisingly sound investment. This labor of love (mostly labor) has been filled with many hiccups and a few, “are you kidding me?” moments, but as the light at the end of the tunnel nears it has bloomed into a once in a lifetime experience.
Leather was one of man’s most valuable discoveries. Primitive man used skins from animals for clothing, footwear, and tents as well as to form weapons. Today you still see the beautiful animal hides used in all kinds of fashion. From beautiful handbags, shoes to […]
For many, especially women, friendships are what keep us sane. Good friends, true friends just make you happy and can have a huge impact on the quality of our lives. Close friends offer support and affection and provide an invaluable role as a confidant. They […]