Death Comes In Threes

At the start of a new year, I always get a little nervous because chances are great that someone I know will pass away. I wish I didn’t feel so apprehensive about this but after experiencing a death of a loved one, it makes me understand that we are not invincible and yes, we will [...]

Elite Coffee Talk

This past weekend, Jax and I had a play date with my friend Anna and her son. It was a beautiful weekend here in the Algarve, and Saturday’s temps were almost in the 70s. Just before our playground play date, we stopped by their house to check out their new Espresso maker. Both Anna and [...]



If you’ve read my previous blog post or seen any of my social media posts, you know that I recently attended Maison & Objet, which is a tradeshow that boasts itself as the international authority for home decor, interior design, architecture and lifestyle culture and trends. I think the organization may be right on that claim [...]