Relax, what? Well that’s my middle name. I spend every summer in Italy at our home there. So you could say that I have an honorary Italian Ph.D. on the subject. The sad truth is that we Americans, as a . . . Continue reading
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Everyone knows you that you don’t have to go far for a great picnic. Just make some sandwiches and snacks, lay a blanket on the lawn and you’re ready! Even if it’s just the usual fixin’s AND it’s your own home!
You know how tons of new construction homes have those silly little Juliet balconies which at first seem kinda smart, then never get used since they just take up indoor space with both doors pulled open?
Back in 2000 while I was finishing up film school, I fell in love with a teensy weensy Woody Allen film called “Small Time Crooks.” Its plot was equal parts silly and brilliant: A crooked couple decides to rob a bank by renting the commercial space next door and passing it off as a cookie shop
My family and friends spend a lot of time in my garden and on my patio, so I like those spaces to feel like an extension of my living and dining rooms. The way I achieve this is by arranging furniture in ways that encourage relaxation and/or conversation.
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