Recently I was giving color advice to a young friend… …..she and her boyfriend have just purchased their first home and are nesting. She showed me her LIVING ROOM color…a beautiful Benjamin Moore color called.. Unfamiliar territory…so far……IN MY OWN HOME I have not used many “earth tones” …I have steered clear of them as… Read More THE NEW PACK OF CAMELS
HAPPY NEW YEAR! How can it be that we are almost half-way through the month! January always sneaks up on me. It just shows up. After the big December party – often bringing welcome quiet and reflection. I love painting something new in January and I decided to paint some new PASTEL BARNS this month.… Read More FEBRUARY DOG-A-DAY IS BACK!
Happy New Year. Happy 2018. here we go again – I love the opportunity to reflect – think about which direction I want to go in the new year. It is an illusion obviously because everything is already going – life is quite underway. But- the illusion gives me the chance to lay all my… Read More WELCOME 2018. THE DOGS (AND CATS) OF 2017!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Farewell 2017 – ITS BEEN REAL. and HELLO 2018! Lets get this party started!!!! This year is going to be a BIG ONE! I will celebrate a MILESTONE Birthday in 2018 – but not until the END of July so we will get to that later! So much NEW is in the… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! ONE DAY ONLY WEBSITE SALE! leslidevito.com
Deja Vu – (this post is a revised version of one I re visit each year! ) Here we are again – December 23 2 days until the BIG DAY! the tree is up, packages shipped and ours are under the tree – the cards are sent , And the best part ..All the kids are… Read More All We Want For Christmas
The story I am about to tell you happened almost exactly one year ago: Phoebe had just gotten home for Christmas break from her first semester at College. She and I were out shopping. My phone rings and it was my son calling from home. “Mom, I just got home and found this….” attached was… Read More HOLIDAY PET SAFETY TIPS – HOW TO PROTECT YOUR NEW PUPPY AND ALL OF YOUR PETS!
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It’s that time again! Shopping for your teenager and young adult comes with joy and challenges – financial and strategic. Oh how I miss the days where a few packs of Hot-wheels or some American Girl doll stuff did the trick! What is the FIRST best gift for A COLLEGE KID? MONEY So, now that… Read More THE SECOND BEST GIFTS FOR COLLEGE KIDS
I woke up this morning to SNOW!!! Glorious snow. The world went quiet and the day became an “inside” day – plans changed – I painted with Cooper and did not look at my phone ALL DAY! When I did check my messages I saw that I have a few requests for a tutorial for… Read More TUTORIAL – MAKE SOME RAGGY VINES AND DECORATE!
Coming up for AIR and Christmas! I completed the last of my Holiday paintings yesterday – proceeded to crawl out of my “bunker” – cleaned the house and took some photos of our House at Christmas Time. Every single “decoration or thing” you see – has a story – came from somewhere (I mean, I… Read More MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE – DECORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS!