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A Little Loveliness · 3W ago

Celebrating Autumn Beauty

Oh, how my heart thrills to the sight of heirloom pumpkins stacked into glorious towers of color! I snapped this photo at Leaf & Petal at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens earlier this month....
A Little Loveliness · 4W ago

Impressions of Fall

The softened light, the veiling haze,The calm repose of autumn days,Steal gently o'er the troubled breast,Soothing life's weary cares to rest.~ Phebe A. Holder
A Little Loveliness · 1M ago

Roses in October

"And then the rose-border. What intensity in those odorous buds of the Bon Silene, making the very spirit bound as though a message had reached it from heaven." ~ Sarah SmileySince we moved ...
A Little Loveliness · 1M ago

Teapots Steeped with Memories

“Tea is quiet,” explains author and tea authority James Norwood Pratt, “and our thirst for tea is never far from our craving for beauty.” Many of my loveliest moments have unfolded over teat...
A Little Loveliness · 1M ago

Celebrating Autumn Pumpkins

"October, ruddy-cheeked, comes o'er the plains,And as with rustling step it speeds along,Its feet beat music to the harvest song ... ."~Albert LaightonDuring autumn, my heart quickens with the thought of gathering a cornucopia of pumpkins, gourds and...
A Little Loveliness · 1M ago

A Taste of Chicago: The Signature Room at the 95th

"When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses." ~ Joyce BrothersWhile we enjoyed many of Chicago's delights in smaller groups -- a Cubs game for the boys, teat...
A Little Loveliness · 1M ago

A Taste of Chicago: Afternoon Tea at The Palm Court

"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the whole earth revol...
A Little Loveliness · 2M ago

A Taste of Chicago: Our Favorite Casual Restaurants

"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating." ~ Luciano PavarottiEating well is definitely a perk of visiting The Windy City. From famous Chicago-style piz...
A Little Loveliness · 2M ago

P.O.S.H.: The Loveliest of Shops in Chicago

"Beauty is a nectar which intoxicates the soul." ~ T.C. HenleyWhile we were exploring the ...
A Little Loveliness · 2M ago

Discovering the Charms of Chicago

"I adore Chicago. It is the pulse of America." ~ Sarah BernhardtBefore our firstborn headed off to college, we wanted to savor our last moments as a party of six with a trip to an exciting d...