Three Years Later

Hi everyone.  Today is one of those days where my post is going to be a bit more personal than normal.  Three years ago today, on June 25, 2011, my husband and love of my life, Dimitri, was killed in combat…

View Post

White Hot Fashion

I’m a big believer in wearing white year round, but in the summer time I simply can’t get enough of it.  Whether it’s a pair of white jeans, a little white dress, or even a simple white cotton tee, summer…

View Post

Jewelry Trays: Reader Submissions

A few months ago I shared what I consider are the essential pieces to create a beautiful and useful jewelry display.  Many people submitted their own Life with a Dash of Whimsy inspired jewelry trays, and today I’m happy to…

View Post

DIY Bulletin Board

Hi everyone!  Before you read this post, just know that I that I do not claim to be much of a DIY blogger.  I get so excited to create something that I hardly want to deal with taking pictures.  I…

View Post

Color Combo Crush: Burnt Orange and Army Green

Like many of the military folks here in the DC area, I commute wearing civilian clothes.  For me, it’s a chance to actually wear something from my extensive wardrobe, and I also feel like I don’t stand out like a…

View Post

Artfully Walls: Intimacy Under the Wires

Sheets and towels drying in the breeze in Barcelona, Spain. A few months ago I wrote a post about a new favorite art source of mine: Artfully Walls.  I recently ordered three amazing prints from Artfully Walls that I am dying to get framed, although I have to…

View Post

Looking for Something?