Around the Hamptons: Round Swamp Farm Opens Bridgehampton Outpost, Shuko East Hampton, Harlow Sag Harbor and more!

Around the Hamptons: Round Swamp Farm Opens Bridgehampton Outpost, Shuko East Hampton, Harlow Sag Harbor and more!
Round Swamp Farm, a National Bicentennial farm located in East Hampton, NY and started by the Lester family – has opened an outpost in Bridgehampton.  I’ve been by twice this week to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables and delicious prepared  foods to allow for more time at the beach!  I love the kale salad and my children have ...
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Architectural Model-Making & Modern Dollhouses

Architectural Model-Making & Modern Dollhouses
As I was just perusing the latest issue of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, I came across an article on Gary Lawrence of Lawrence Architectural Presentations – who is an architectural historian and is known for making house models for architects.  If you are building a house and need a 1/8-scale miniature model of your house, or simply ...
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Classic White Wicker for the Front Porch

Classic White Wicker for the Front Porch
White wicker is so quintessentially American.  This Cape Cod collection by Kingsley Bate is one of our favorites!  Especially the porch swing –  imagine rocking on that on your veranda this summer!  Take a look below, we’ve got the whole collection!  Click the images below for more information:  
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Monogrammed and Personalized Shower Curtains

Monogrammed and Personalized Shower Curtains
Take personalization to a whole new level by monogramming one of these fabulous shower curtains.  Use a name, initials or phrase like “Beach House” or “Lake House” depending on the pattern.  What fun for the bathroom!  Take a look at a few of our favorites – click images for more information:  
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Fabulous New Lighting from Coleen and Company

Fabulous New Lighting from Coleen and Company
We are excited to be carrying a fabulous new line of lighting by Coleen and Company on our retail site, The Well Appointed House.  We are always looking for fresh new items for the home and these lanterns, pendants and sconces bring life and some serious color into any room. In addition to the obvious neutrals, we liked the adventurous bold ...
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Tree House Fun!

Tree House Fun!
What’s more fun for the 12-and-under set than a tree house during these dog days of summer — as the day fades into night, chasing fireflies and telling camp stories with flashlights and lanterns while munching on s’mores just warmed up by the fire.  What could be better?  These are the memories that children cherish.  Here is ...
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Good Summer Reads: The Orchid House and other good books!

Good Summer Reads: The Orchid House and other good books!
I am back in Bermuda again and am in need of a good book.  If you have any book recommendations, please post a comment below!  I just downloaded The Goldfinch, and may start that today… While books are on my mind, I thought I would post a few that I have read recently.  I just finished The Orchid House, by Lucinda Riley – which I ...
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