We all like to imagine that we have 'good' taste. For many, it's a true statement; and for some, not so much. There are, however, people who have passed through this world and are the definition of arbiter of good taste: Rachel Lambert Mellon, known as 'Bunny,' was one of those people.
In the realm of wedding planning, there is nothing more beautiful or exciting to be a part of than a well-done Christmas wedding. The romance of a wedding, and the awe and majesty of Christmas combine to provide memories that are unequaled.
Newport, Rhode Island, is a Christmas wonderland from November to January, with three of the most spectacular mansions (The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House) decked to the nines and the downtown harbor transformed into a quaint ice-skating rink with Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving via yacht.
Story: In 1883 Alferd Packer is put on trial for the murder and cannibalism of five other miners he had led in 1873 from Provo, Utah in search of gold in the Colorado Territory. Packer returned alone from that expedition, claiming that one of the men, a minister named Shannon Wilson Bell, had murdered all of the others in a deranged state and then himself was killed by Packer in self-defense.
The following luxury homes and condos went on the market the last two weeks on November:
18832 Wild Horse Creek Road
The following luxury homes and condos went on the market the last week in October and the first week in November:
One of the easiest ways for me to figure out what to give to another gardener during the holiday season is to know what I would like myself. Some of my favorite tools and gadgets, plus projects from my own wish list, are combined with Julie’s professional additions. Whether you are looking for a small gift for a neighbor or a major wow item for your sweetie, Julie and I would like to offer some ideas.
Chinese, Standing Figure of a Horse Groom, from the early 6th century
Andrea West, Melanie Stocking
Colleen Mattaline, Kathlenn Kehoe, Linda Buhr
Lynne Kloster, Mary Keirle, Lisa Miles
Karen Zinkl, Nicki-Ann Turner
Joni Friesen, Jordan Underwood
Debbie Erickson, Ann Horton, Judy Hutchison
Kathryn Koch, Celestre Sprung
Victoria and Berkley Land
Marilyn Disch, Cathy Dufour, Janis Collette
Nancy and Paul Hohmann
Sophie Friesen-Wilson, Linda Buhr