the mom-nook

A place of one's own... isn't that what we all want? A father wants his man-cave, a mother, at least this mother, wants her nook. A place to get cozy with a novel, design magazine, or trashy romance, a place where no one else can be, a place where you're not allowed to be disturbed. …

simple, lovely home

Often, a room just needs a simple, lovely thing to make it feel more like home. For me, a vase of freshly-picked flowers on the dining table does the trick. My garden at home is purely decorative. In spite of my design focus of function over form, there is not a single edible plant in …