I AM IN MY HAPPY MONDAY PLACE – NEW YORK CITY!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE NEW YORK!!!! ANY chance I can get up here I take it! I moved my son up here this weekend, he has an incredible summer internship – he is a smarty! I am so proud. I took him to his… Read More TEN THINGS TO DO (AND NOT DO) IF YOU FIND A BABY DEER
IF YOU HAVE FOLLOWED THIS BLOG for some time, you know that once a year – I do a Memorial day Post. I invite you to take a moment today to remember and honor in any way that is meaningful to you – the Men and Women who have served in the United States Military, including… Read More CELEBRATING MEMORIAL DAY – TO HONOR AND REMEMBER
The ONE THING that each and every one of us has in common – is that we all have a MOM. Someone, once upon a time carried us inside their bodies and then delivered us to the world. From there – life happened – we grew – sometimes without our Moms – many of us… Read More HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
AT least once a week – I get asked about WHITE PAINT COLORS – White is HOT and Interior and Exterior whites still rule the roost when it comes to choosing paint colors. A few years ago, we painted the exterior of our 140 year old house which had NEVER been painted – not EVER… Read More FARMHOUSE WHITE IS HOT!
NOW AVAILABLE !! I am so excited to announce the release of 10 NEW paintings! All of the paintings are on my website and can be purchased now. and – From Now until MAY 20 – Enter code SPRING to receive 25% off your painting purchase! AND more good news – MORE paintings will be… Read More NEW PAINTINGS ! NOW ON LESLIDEVITO.COM
Prior to putting our house on the market a few years ago, we spent a SOLID month purging – cleaning out every closet, emptying the attic, every surface was relieved of clutter and the rule was “KEEP ONLY WHAT WE USE” . We rented a storage unit for items which we knew we could live… Read More TOP TEN TUESDAY – ON THURSDAY! – THE TEN THINGS I WOULD KEEP!
How is it possible that I cannot remember whether or not I locked my car 20 minutes ago – but I can recall – in detail – every single moment of this day – Twenty years ago – the day that at 11:22 – my Phoebe Holiday – my only daughter was born. She lights… Read More HAPPY 20TH BIRTHDAY PHOEBE !!!
“Is it GRAY or GREY?” This is one of the most commonly asked questions regarding common spelling mistakes! The answer is : if you are American it is likely you spell it “GRAY”…..AND “GREY” is used in Great Britain and areas that use UK English. And if you are looking for a GREAT NETFLIX BINGE –… Read More IS IT GRAY? OR GREY? – MY TEN FAVORITES!
Hello Friends! I spent last week visiting family in Florida. I stayed with my brother in their newly renovated home – which JUST sold – in ONLY 3 days!! I was asking my brother the contractor, realtor, house renovator-extraordinaire how they survived LIVING in their home during the complete renovation for the two years it… Read More TOP TEN TUESDAY – 10 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY ON YOUR APPLIANCES!
Well Hello and Happy Thursday – otherwise known around here as – TWO DAYS before PROM! OH – MY – GOD!!!!! All kidding aside, Prom is a big deal – at least around here. My firstborn was not super in to it…but went nonetheless and had one great Prom and one kind of sucky one.… Read More PROM PREP FOR PARENTS!