On the blog today, the final room in TSLL home tour - the master bath (clawfoot, marble countertops and rejuvenation magic). #tsllisforsale #tsllhometour  (at www.thesimplyluxuriouslife.com)
And it’s official! TSLL house is for sale! Visit the blog for all the details and who to contact if you or someone you know may be interested.  (at www.thesimplyluxuriouslife.com)

Why Not … Wear a Maxi?

{Why Not … Wear a Maxi?}


The summer heats has trumped the calendar. With highs in the 80s this week, comfortable, breathable clothing has jumped to the top of my capsule wardrobe shopping list. And when that is my priority, the maxi dress immediate springs to mind. Whether choosing a maxi dress or a maxi skirt paired with a t-shirt, silk blouse or camisole, a maxi is a worthwhile option to have on hand in your…

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TSLL House is For Sale!

Big news!!!!! {TSLL House is For Sale!}


As many of my newsletter subscribers learned last week and pics on Instagram have revealed over the past few days, The Simply Luxurious Life house officially goes on the market today.

After eight years of turning the 1930 Normandy style home into my sanctuary, I have arrived at the decision to move. Now, don’t worry, part of my reason for moving is so that I can again create a home that is my…

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And the first of hopefully many promising showings of TSLL house begins today! #wishmeluck #hydrangeas #hollysflowers #frenchdoors #rejuvenation  (at www.thesimplyluxuriouslife.com)

This & That: No. 111

A designer sale I wait each season for, a rom-com worth watching and more {This & That: No. 111}


A win-win for clearing out clutter and helping your local schools, a romantic comedy to love and enjoy, a book to get lost in and much, much more …

~A Good Idea ~SwopBoard

A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to be treated to a blow-out in a dry-bar salon in Seattle, Swink (click hereto learn more about my experience), courtesy of the owner Natalie Angelillo. An instant fan of the…

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Decor Inspiration: The Good Wife’s Great Space

{Decor Inspiration: The Good Wife’s Great Space}


With the help of designer Vincente Wolf, actress Julianne Margulies and her husband Keith Lieberthal, turned a light-filled SoHo loft, which blended a studio and two bedroom, into a modern Asian respite. With 10 feet high ceilings and expansive windows, the space is uncluttered, naturally bright, yet tranquil, and still entices its inhabitants to live and relax without fear of breaking or…

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10 Ways to Create Your Own Happy Ending

{10 Ways to Create Your Own Happy Ending}


“A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking because her trust is not on the branch but on its own wings.” -Anonymous

It is easy, and quite healthy, to forget former mindsets and limiting beliefs we had as  young adults and in our earlier adult years about the trajectory one’s life should follow in order to attain contentment. In fact, it always amazing me how quickly we, as…

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{new on the blog} Found! Peonies from TSLL yard! More on this weekend’s Petit Plaisir. #simpleluxuries  (at www.thesimplyluxuriouslife.com)

Petit Plaisir: No. 22 - Sweet, Sweet Peonies

Now in season … {Petit Plaisir: No. 22 - Sweet, Sweet Peonies}


Late spring brings with it one of my favorite blossoms – the peony.  Symbolizing honor and riches, the peony embodies prosperity and romance, and who doesn’t want a be open to a bit more love and a few more pennies?

With a couple of legends surrounding its namesake, the peony is said to be named after Paeon, a physician to the gods who received the beloved flower on Mount Olympus from Apollo’s…

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