Still Here

Friends – I’m still here! I’m so sorry for my lack of posts – I did not mean to go MIA! I’ve just finished up a very busy two week stretch where I’ve been riding, writing, and traveling. Summer is supposed to be a relaxing time, but that hasn’t been the case so far, (but[…]

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Book Review: The Fortune Hunter

Earlier this fall I finished Daisy Goodwin’s The Fortune Hunter, and enjoyed it. It takes place in the nineteenth century English countryside among royalty, foxhunters, and the well-to-do. If you were a fan of “Downton Abbey,” be sure to pick this one up! I would describe this novel as part romance and part historical fiction.[…]

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Living Room Décor – Reading Nook

I’m back! Sorry I’ve been so sporadic with my posts – the fall has just gotten away from me. A week in Disney threw me off, and then I blinked and Thanksgiving was upon us! Anyway, today I’m going to share some pictures of my living room – specifically, this is the area I call[…]

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Jackie Kennedy’s Wexford

So my obsession with Jackie Kennedy, the equestrian, continues. If you have a cool $6 million lying around, you could purchase Wexford, the home Jackie had built in Middleburg, Virginia, in 1963. During JFK’s presidency, the Kennedys rented a large farm in Middleburg called Glen Ora, and Jackie fell in love with the area as[…]

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Horse Country Saddlery

Earlier this year, I had a friend send me a snapchat of some awesome equestrian home décor. I wrote back immediately, and the exchange looked like this: Me: Where are you? Friend: Horse Country in Warrenton Me: Huh, never heard of it. Friend: What?! YOU of ALL people have never heard of it? Yikes! So[…]

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The Foxhunting Décor of Harvey Ladew

*This article originally appeared online at Horse & Style Magazine.* Not too far from my farm is Ladew Topiary Gardens. I have visited multiple times, but I really enjoyed the private tour I received last October on behalf of Horse & Style Magazine. My husband, James, took all of the pictures. Below is a brief[…]

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Book Review: The Middleburg Mystique

I have an obsession for places that are completely devoted to horses. My most favorite place in the world, (which even trumps Disney World), is Lexington, Kentucky. I also love Saratoga, New York, and have plans to visit both Wellington and Ocala, Florida. Middleburg, Virginia was an easy location to check off my list as[…]

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