Home Staging and Decorating thought activism at its most passionate! Snappy answers and reasoned resets for your space and your stuff, and why it all matters so darn much.  

Make Something DIfferent for the Next BBQ: Best Gazpacho EVER

A  weekend party in your future? Quick and easy, gazpacho makes a colorful splash, and tons of vitamins-it’s a semi-exotic, and healthy alternative to chips/etc, and the dueling mayonnaise-laden ‘salads’. Courtesy of my friend Kate Bialo, and the award-winning cookbook Southern … Continued

Do You Know WHY?

WHY stands for   World Hunger Year, an event that turned into an organization.    Back in 1975 its co-founders, the late Harry Chapin, and DJ Bill Ayers had no idea either how successful their  efforts would be, or unfortunately,  how much they … Continued


Have written before of my affection for the game of baseball…sure I have my favorite teams, favorite players, but what I really love about baseball is that it’s a universal connector. If you are a fan, you’re part of a big club, … Continued

Don’t “Fall Back” on Safety

  It has been a glorious start to fall…leaves in brilliant reds, oranges and golds. set against bright, clear blue skies.  Days are comfortable, but nighttime is getting chilly, so we close the windows, maybe turn on the heat or if we … Continued