we can’t wait to go back to this enchanting escape of a restaurant + we wish a great first year to the staff, chefs + patrons! it was a delightful evening in the dining room that was filled with excited restauranteurs, family + friends.
Author: mary catherine
every ounce of curious, friendly + merry as we imagined he would be. that personality coupled with his loyal companionship continues to thrill us as he shadows us around faithfully, is always up for an adventure or making a new furry friend + lives for a task to do or job to assist us with.
TAILGATES ARE PORCHES TOO
when our girls started playing soccer, it was initially every bit the overload we expected from the youth sport. fields teeming with kids, families, dogs, strollers, coaches + referees. year two, covid was still having its effect on the day to day + our two girls either had practice simultaneously or an occasional same match […]
PRETTIES | DINNERPLATE DAHLIAS
when i met my first dahlia, it was a massive, decorative bloom with milky pink petals like flames pointing out from the center. it was the size of my head, no exaggeration. after learning these are called dinnerplate dahlias, i began to dream of seeing more of these whimsical beauties, + eventually of growing my […]
PANACHE | APRICOT CORNETTO
it took all these years for me to finally find a croissant even close to worthy of an attempt at recreating this ultimate wanderlust inducing treat.
PHOTO JOURNAL | THE SWAN HOUSE
all creative thinkers need a change of scenery from time to time. everyone needs fresh spaces to be, explore, think + feel, a place to discover within + without. this was our most recent field trip + the inspiration was everywhere.
PORCHES + PANACHE | CHILLED WATER
something about chilled water is wonderfully refreshing, good for metabolism, + feels like such a luxury! what could be simpler than filling a jar with tap water + placing it in the fridge?
PORCH PARTY | BIRTHDAY DINNER
there are genuinely few things i love more than sharing time + a meal with people in my life.
PORCHVIEWS | FRIENDS ARE THE FLOWERS
there will always be more flowers, when we are willing to do the good work of cultivating.