Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan; image Ronald Reagan Presidential Library/Getty Images

Mottahedeh: At Home with President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan

As an actor who became one of our most beloved Presidents, Ronald Reagan brought a new sense of style and glamour to the White House.  Ronald Reagan wanted the country to feel optimistic again, and Nancy Reagan dressed to reflect this:

Reagans Inauguration

The Reagans at the 1981 Inaugural; image telegraph.co.uk

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Mood by Christofle Set of Six Silverplated Espresso Spoons

For Coffee Lovers: The Most Elegant Espresso Spoons Ever

If you own a Nespresso or a De’Longhi or a Breville, you can now up your coffee game with these new espresso spoons from Christofle, which come artfully encased in a drop-dead gorgeous presentation egg case.

The silver option ($360)  includes six silverplated espresso spoons, a polished stainless steel chest, and a dark walnut wood insert.

Mood by Christofle Set of Six Silverplated Espresso Spoons

Mood by Christofle Set of Six Silverplated Espresso Spoons: $360

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Flea Market Decor Sep/Oct 2017

Summer Drinks Cocktail Napkins featured in Flea Market Decor Magazine!

We’re thrilled to be part of Flea Market Decor magazine‘s fun and eclectic September/October 2017 issue:

Flea Market Decor Sep/Oct 2017

Flea Market Decor Sep/Oct 2017

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Introducing NEST Fragrances

Some of the most beautiful memories we have are all the more magical because of smell.  It is the only one of the five senses that is fully developed at birth, so even newborns are sensitive to smell.

As a child, I remember visiting the Giacomin bakery in my neighborhood every day after swim class, enticed by all the aromas of their pastries and breads.  In the summer, the smell of hot, buttered popcorn at the movies always meant we were in for a treat.  During the holidays, the Christmas trees in our living room (and later, the smells of sausages and chestnuts roasting around Central Park) always marked the beginning of the season.  Even while travelling, the clean scents of the Hotel Costes in Paris and the warm smells of the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles are unforgettable parts of our trips.

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Are You Ready for the Vermont Lifestyle of Simon Pearce and Farmhouse Pottery?

Have you ever wanted to just leave the city?

You’re sick and tired of it all and can’t do another conference call.  So you drive, drive, drive.  All of a sudden, there are no more billboards.  No more big box stores.  No more fast food joints.

Vermont has no billboards or big box stores

Courtesy: OnlyInYourState.com, Flickr/Sean_Marshall

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