June 2013 archive

Inspiration: 1793 Hudson Valley Federal Home


This house in the July/August Elle Decor caught my eye –  it’s very much Sean’s style & close enough in age to our house that a lot of the details would work. I love the classic-colonial-meets-world-traveling-naturalist look. Photos: Elle Decor

Goodbye, Google Reader


Follow Verhext on Bloglovin’ Follow Verhext on Feedly I’m not sold on either of them yet, what have you been using? I wish Flipboard on the iPad had a way to make folders of blogs instead of adding one at a time. The interface is fantastic & I love flipping through blogs like reading a […]

new england beach style


1.  Sundry anchor sweatshirt // 2. Sea Bags wine tote (throw some ice & a bottle of rosé in it) // 3. Toute by Maisonette bag // 4. Sterling silver anchor earrings // 5. Mermaid perfume // 6. SPF 30 lip balm // 7. Daniel Wellington watch // 8. M. Carter pouch // 9. Serpent Sea key ring // 10. Linen & terry beach towel 11. Saint James bikini // 12. Ancient Greek platinum sandals      

marston house


Continuing my high school tradition of heading to Wiscasset for the summer, for Father’s Day weekend we dragged my parents out to the coast for another stay at the Marston House B&B. Sharon & Paul are the sweetest hosts, and apparently they’ve been getting lots of blogger press, so book while you can! The carriage […]

beach reads


The River of No Return // The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope // Vampires in the Lemon Grove // Speaking from Among the Bones (read the earlier 3 books first!) // The Apothecary // The Interestings Mermaid in Chelsea Creek // Equilateral: A Novel // The Orphan Master // Advent // It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris