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Sarasota Modern – Take Three!

Continuing the tour of our renovated mid-century modern home in Sarasota with a look at our bathrooms. Both baths were original to the 1956 house. They were gutted and rebuilt from the ground up, including removing tile that was installed over the original terrazzo…

March 6, 2017
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Sarasota Modern Revival

Bonjour from Sarasota! Frank and I spent the holidays at our new mid-century home there and as promised, here are some “before” and “after” photos of the renovation. Frank and I were fortunate to meet Chris & Mike of Sarasota Modern Revival, who did…

January 8, 2017
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Sarasota Modern – Take Two!

If you’ve been following my blog over the past year or so, you know that Frank and I have fallen for the City of Sarasota. So it should come as no surprise that we have purchased a home there – a midcentury modern ranch.…

November 18, 2016
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Simple. Summer. Salads.

Summer is finally here – I’m ready to pare down, go simple, fresh and colorful and to dine al fresco! So I’ve been busy looking at some of my favorite Simple Summer Salad Recipes that I’d like to share with you. All are super easy…

June 5, 2016
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Vintage Made Easy

You would think that having a shop named “brocante” meant that I know all about vintage, but yet…. It started when I decided I needed a new pair of jeans. Well, not exactly new, I wanted a pair of vintage Levi’s – specifically Levi 501’s.…

February 14, 2016
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Sarasota Update – Choosing Art for Our Condo

Frank and I are back in Sarasota and ready to hang our new artwork in the condo. We are very happy with our choices – so how did we choose the art that we will love forever? I’ll give you some hints on what I’ve learned as…

January 3, 2016
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Sarasota Modern…and An Update

Frank and I often take bike rides around Sarasota and are amazed at the number of homes we see that are a modern architectural style. I learned that this style is called the Sarasota School of Architecture or Sarasota Modern. It is a regional style of post-war architecture…

September 28, 2015
All Life My Homes The River


This past week I got up extra early so that I could stargaze (the celestial kind). Since my puppy Stella Bleu likes to get up at dawn rather than sleep in, that was not really a problem. I did this because last week was…

August 16, 2015