Our Favorite Things… Spring Stems and Greenery

This polar vortex is really grabbing a good portion of the country. Here is Central New York, we woke up to below zero temperatures with a wind chill factor of -24 degrees! However, I’m focusing on what’s going on inside – a new shipment of beautiful spring stems and succulents! Nothing chases the cold away […]

Our Favorite Things… Pottery Inspired by Nature

It’s January in Central New York and I’m already dreaming about spring… Sunshine, fresh green foliage and flowers – I can’t wait! In the meantime, there are so many ways to bring the outdoors in – including freshening up your tablescape.  Fresh flowers, centerpieces and seasonal linens are always an option to bring in natural […]

Easy Entertaining… Turkey Mozzarella Meatballs Sliders with Blaak Tomato Jam

As many of my customers know, one of my favorites new pantry items is Beekman 1802 Blaak Tomato Jam. The unique combination of tomatoes, garlic, ginger, raisins and spices make it the perfect topping for my turkey mozzarella meatball sliders – and a nice change from traditional marinara sauce.  Try them for a easy and […]

Our Favorites Things… Recycled Candleholders

Who wouldn’t love one of the beautiful new Mesa candles from PADDYWAX?  From the great southwestern inspired pottery to the soothing array of scent blends, they make a perfect gift option. However, these pretty little vessels have another purpose and will long outlive the candle within them.  Once the candles are gone, these pottery pieces […]

Our Favorite Things… A Great Bench

You just can’t beat the versatility of a great bench. Here is one of my favorites… So many options with this new bench. Measuring a generous 76″ long, it makes the perfect window seat or  mudroom bench.  Also perfect for dining table seating… especially in a tight space.  Consider a bench for a beautiful and […]

Our Favorite Things… Blue and White Pottery

Blue and white pottery has long been a tasteful and timeless home decor and dinnerware choice of both homemakers and interior stylists alike. Although I still love the classic blue and white patterns (think Blue Willow, South Hampton, the gorgeous french and Italian patterns), I’m also loving the fun new patterns that are available today. […]

Our Favorite Things… Chasseur Cookware

We don’t carry a lot of cookware in the store, so I wanted to be sure we had a product on our shelves that was versatile and a good option for healthy cooking… cast-iron definitely fits the bill. I absolutely love this Chasseur enameled cast-iron cookware – it’s not only beautiful but so practical! Enameled […]

Our Favorite Things… Denim Upholstery

I’m a denim fan through and through… from a great pair of jeans to denim dresses, skirts and shirts… I’ve got them.  So when I saw this great little vintage-style arm chair upholstered in denim, it was love at first site! Used alone, this chair is perfect for a side chair in a bedroom, office, […]

Our Favorite Things… Hydrangeas & Fall Foliage

What’s more beautiful on a sunny autumn day than colorful fall leaves scattered among hydrangeas?   Why not bring that look inside?  This beautiful hydrangea pottery can adorn your table from spring to fall by just changing the greenery and flowers. Paired with rich colored fall foliage and hydrangea stems, the pottery’s terracotta accents just seem […]

Our Favorite Things… Outdoor Entertaining & Corkcicle Stemless

Go sleek and stylish at your next tail gate party or outdoor reception with the new Corkcicle Stemless.   Elegant and practical, this gorgeous vessel keeps your wine or beverage cold for 9 hours or hot for 3 hours. The spill-proof tops keeps bugs out and beverages in… a definite plus for any outdoor event! […]