2016 Golden Greta Awards

2016 Golden Greta Awards

Dear readers, it’s time for the much-anticipated 2016 Golden Greta Awards. This year, our show is live from the Braselton Waffle House and Dinner Theater. Seriously, where else can you seat this many people, get free parking, and enjoy those crispy waffles? As many of...
Cote d’Azur Charms

Cote d’Azur Charms

The first week of September 2015 found us in the Cote d’Azur region of France. This is the southeast region of the country hugging the azure Mediterranean and then heading inland to mountains and valleys. This is the France of olive orchards, lavender fields, famous...
Great Places to Visit in the Czech Republic

Great Places to Visit in the Czech Republic

My husband Charlie and I recently explored three towns in the Czech Republic whose scenery, architecture, and to-do possibilities made it well worth stepping outside of Prague. Ceske Budejovice Pronounced CHESS-keh BOOD-ya-VITZ-eh, this is the town otherwise known as...
How Swede It Is

How Swede It Is

In early January we visited Stockholm for Formex, the Scandinavian Home Interiors and Gifts Show. Plus, we scouted the city for new products to share with you. Even in the middle of January (each day had about 6 hours of light) we loved the city and its residents....
2015 Golden Greta Awards

2015 Golden Greta Awards

It’s that time of year again. No, we’re not talking about the Iowa caucuses, we’re speaking of the fabulous Golden Greta Awards. As our returning guests know this is the year’s most-anticipated award show. For 2015, we’re hosting the show from our new sparkly venue,...
The Best of the Bavarian Alps

The Best of the Bavarian Alps

As I sat on the patio of an Alpine hotel in Southern Germany, wine glass in hand, listening to church bells echo off the mountains, I felt there was no better—or more peaceful—place to be. Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, the Bavarian Alps are a...
Braselton, GA, USA

Braselton, GA, USA

    Thursday marked two weeks since our move to the greater Atlanta metro area. We now call Braselton home. Our house and office are located in an area about 5 miles southwest of Braselton, so we’re not in town, but it’s the nearest place with a...
New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Writing this blog entry this morning finds me surrounded by stacks of papers and boxes. I’ve taken many mementos off the wall in my office. And, my credenza is cleaner than it has been in several years. A move has brought about all this change. In three weeks,...