Rosecliff Mansion Newport

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of Feature Friday! Today's feature is another of the Newport mansions we visited on our recent trip to New England.  These mansions sprawled around the coast line of Newport and beyond were just amazing.Today's Feature is Rosecliff Mansion and here's a snippet of the history from the website:Commissioned by Nevada silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs in 1899, architect Stanford White modeled Rosecliff after the Grand Trianon, the garden retreat … [Read More...]

Visiting Nantucket Island

Hey there friends!  I'm back today sharing our second stop on our Cape Cod adventure.  Are you still hanging with me?  I don't want to wear out my welcome and feel like the family you visit who pulls out the family photo album and all their vacation pics that they are so excited about, but you all have spurred me on in sharing more, so here I am!We really only spent 24 hours in Nantucket, but … Read More»

Fashion over 50: Camel and Black

Hey friends, the month is ticking away and we are growing closer and closer to Thanksgiving Day. So looking forward to the Holiday season this year and we have so many fun things going on.  I'm currently decorating our house for Christmas and look forward to getting that finished very soon.  Lauren and her family will be home this weekend and we have a little girl's trip planned.  My sister and I, … Read More»

Day Tripping in Chatham, MA

A travelogue of Cape Cod and Chatham, MA.  Enjoy the sights and food highlights of day tripping in Chatham, MA and our Fall visit to Cape Cod.Hey there! I hope you all had a great weekend. It turned cold here in Atlanta finally and we got some crisp colder weather which feels pretty good after all the heat of the summer months.I hope y'all aren't tired of hearing about our Cape Cod trip … Read More»

Feature Friday: The Breakers in Newport

Happy Friday to you all!  This week's Feature Friday is a little different from the norm, because we just got back from Cape Cod and visited Newport, RI, where we saw some incredible mansions from the Gilded Age.  This adventure was one of my favorites from our trip and I can't wait to share The Breakers with you, the largest of the Newport summer cottages. That little phrase made me chuckle a … Read More»

Charming Houses of Cape Cod

I'm so glad you all enjoyed the Fall leaf pictures from our trip to Cape Cod.  There was certainly plenty of it on our recent vacation and another thing that I couldn't get enough of is the houses of Cape Cod.  I've always been drawn to this type architecture.  We have a few of these houses in Georgia, but they are few and far between.  They always draw me in, with their cute and charming style. … Read More»

Fashion over 50: Fall Layering

Happy Wednesday and Fashion over 50 day!  I'm back this week trying to get caught up from being on vacation for a week and getting myself together.  I have to tell you a funny story when we went on vacation last week.  We packed our suitcases, taking 2 roll on cases, along with our carry on bags and checked one bag.  I travel a lot more than Mark does, so it's second nature to me to get myself … Read More»

Fall Color on Cape Cod

Fall in New England is the perfect time of year to see the turning leaves and experience Fall in this beautiful area of the country.Hey friends!  We are back from our New England/Cape Cod vacation and wow, was it fun!  It was my first time up there, so I had no idea what to expect, but it was a lot of sight seeing, looking at the beautiful Fall leaves that were all turning during that time and … Read More»