End of The Tunnel

Remember, when you think you can see light at the end of the tunnel, it’s probably some bastard with a torch bringing you more work. ~ David Brent . The Office

Who Doesn’t Love Ice Cream?

  It is like a temptation to eat ice cream instead of something that is better for you. ~Pete Sorensen Not to like ice cream is to show oneself uninterested in food. ~Joseph Epstein You can pour melted ice cream on regular ice cream. It’s like a sauce! ~Chris Pratt

Can’t Get Enough of This!

A man or woman can be known and respected for good taste, regardless of job or income level, if they make good choices in clothes, have good table manners, are kind and organize their home to look warm, welcoming, clean, and appropriate to their station in life. ~Letitia Baldrige

Time To Feast

It’s a wonderful time when you sit down around the table for dinner and discuss life. No matter where you are, it gives the semblance of normalcy to my crazy world. ~Melina Kanakaredes  

The Spread is Laid

Meals make the society, hold the fabric together in lots of ways that were charming and interesting and intoxicating to me. The perfect meal, or the best meals, occur in a context that frequently has very little to do with the food itself. ~Anthony Bourdain Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we…

Candle in The Wind

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. ~Buddha There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. ~Edith Wharton

Be Gentle

Animals have come to mean so much in our lives. We live in a fragmented and disconnected culture. Politics are ugly, religion is struggling, technology is stressful, and the economy is unfortunate. What’s one thing that we have in our lives that we can depend on? A dog or a cat loving us unconditionally, every…


In grammar, the word retrograde means ‘moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction’ or ‘going from better to worse’. In terms of technology, there is no fun in being regressive. Then why do we reminisce fondly with these silly, outdated things of  yesteryears? Because we tend to…

Old Meets New

This has been, by far, my most satisfying project to date. I wanted to recreate a Gothic style setting, with a modern twist. While I created the tables, chairs and the lamp stool, the candelabra, plates, spoons, forks and knives, bowls, pastry stand, lamp shade and food all are purchased accessories. Special thanks to suenosouvenir…

Spark Your Flame

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared. ~Buddha