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Dispatch from Mexico

  Buenos Dias! I think most of you know….maybe? maybe not?…..Billy, the children, the dogs, and I are spending the year in Mexico. We are living in lovely San Miguel de Allende, where we have our workshop. The children are enrolled in a sweet, small private school that is bilingual…sort of. Really it is about an hour or 2 a day in English and the rest in Spanish. Yikes! I guess they will learn Spanish, though, right? And that is the whole point.         So, the kids and I have been here for about 3 weeks trying to get settled, starting school, figuring out how to navigate teeny, crowded cobblestone roads in a big pick up truck, buying school supplies (I think I might devote an entire blog to the Mexican school supply list…really quite mind boggling, and unbelievably challenging in Spanish), etc., etc.  Billy and the dogs arrived this weekend. Very happy to see them. Billy’s Spanish is […]

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Designer Interviews: Rachel Halvorson of nestegg

Hello again! Sorry for the long pause, we were very busy getting all of our new products in and going to Market in Atlanta. We are so excited about all of them and we will be posting photos soon on our website. Enjoy our interview with designer Rachel Halvorson!   Our second interview is with Rachel Halvorson who is an interior designer based in Nashville and has a very cute blog called nest egg. (You may recognize her from the cover of Garden and Gun!) We love her blog, it’s refreshing to see a designer with great skills who doesn’t take herself too seriously, at all. Rachel is hilarious and honest. Her homes feel like they are meant to be lived in…she wants you to be comfortable. Her design principles are visible on her blog, intertwined in her musings about her life, from adopting a rescue puppy, (and spoiling him rotten!) to the […]

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