Category Archives: Cincinnati

Here’s A Saucy Take On Decorating An Edenic Home

With an entrance that resembles a medieval castle with crenellations, an overlook providing panoramic views of the Ohio River, and a gracefully curving roadway that produces attractive vistas at every turn, Cincinnati’s Eden Park is appropriately named. The “Garden of … Continue reading

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A Clover Nook Evokes Memories of Two Sisters

In 2003, Ohio celebrated 200 years of statehood by casting bronze bells and painting a colorful bicentennial logo on barns in each of the state’s 88 counties. Vehicles with a redesigned license plate traveled the state’s highways and byways, passing … Continue reading

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A Bitter Rivalry Led to Sweet Success in Cincinnati

Looking at this pair of teacups and saucers, you’d never guess that they brewed up a long, bitter rivalry between two talented artists. Following the advice of tastemakers like John Ruskin, William Morris and Charles Eastlake, ladies of the late … Continue reading

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What High-Style Dress Would You Wear To The Hofburg Silvesterball?

As 2015 gets washed, cut and styled out of my hair on New Year’s Eve, I’ll be thinking about what would transform this holiday from dreaded to dreamy. Someday, I’d like to attend the Hofburg Silvesterball, the New Year’s Eve ball … Continue reading

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Have You Been To The Art Palace of the West?

Look at this circa-1975 photo of my mother and me and you’ll see three of my favorite things: a handmade Holly Hobbie doll; a wrap skirt that had seagulls painted on it; and a beautiful fountain that symbolizes Cincinnati. Around … Continue reading

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