Thursday, August 27, 2009

Sayonara Sweet Summer

This is the time of year when I start feeling melancholy because I know I will soon have to trade in my flip flops for boots. I am dedicating this post to my favorite month of summer featuring this fabulous HGTV Dream House of 2008. This fantastic abode is located in the Florida Keys where summer is everlasting!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Stay green in GREENSboro.

Believe it or not, one of the greenest hotels in the U.S. is here in the Carolinas ...Greensboro, N.C. Proximity Hotel is one of the North America's most talked about luxury eco-friendly hotels. Proximity uses 41% less energy and water without compromising comfort. The modern chic architectural details are very dramatic with extra large windows that invite in natural light and give guests a glimpse of the natural gardens surrounding the building. This hotel also features an regenerative elevator that captures energy and feeds it back into the building's electric grid. So, if you find yourself in Greensboro, Proximity Hotel would be well worth checking out. Tours can also be arranged at

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Bottoms up

Check out these innovative chandeliers made from wine bottles. I'm sure this lighting would start great dinner party discussion. Although these fixtures use new bottles, this would be a wonderful recycling idea!