Mama Mia Inspired 60th Birthday {Happy Birthday, Mom!} Peaks Island, Maine

We finally switched to WordPress and love the new look; we hope you do too! Please make sure you subscribe to our blog posts so that you don’t miss all the latest and greatest! It took so long to convert that I took some time off to recoup.  Happy Spring, everyone!  It’s finally here andContinue reading “Mama Mia Inspired 60th Birthday {Happy Birthday, Mom!} Peaks Island, Maine”

8 blogs that rock and why

I am taking a fabulous e-course led by Holly Becker of Decor8 blog.  Holly is an American best selling author, freelance journalist, interiors stylist and workshop leader who lives in Germany.  Her work is inspiring on so many levels and I am so loving this class!  It’s been truly wonderful connecting with creative and talented women fromContinue reading “8 blogs that rock and why”

Garden Nursery Inspired Shoot | The Barn at Flanagan Farm

Wow…after days like these it’s hard to believe that daylight savings time is just around the corner!  With the wind whipping outside my window I think warm thoughts again of this day and bringing it all together.  I’d like to thank Jamie Moody for working so hard with me to get through the set upContinue reading “Garden Nursery Inspired Shoot | The Barn at Flanagan Farm”

{Showy} Food Presentation

I have been looking forward to writing this post, because it’s the subject that I know most about and have the most professional experience with.  I love reading about it, experimenting with it, watching it come together like art work with all it’s many colors, flavors, textures and glory….and of course, enjoying it.  I haveContinue reading “{Showy} Food Presentation”

Beatrix Potter Inspired Tea Party | The Barn at Flanagan Farm

With the snow storm upon us, it feels good to warm things up by dreaming of the colors and smells of spring weather!  Don’t get me wrong, I am loving watching these beautiful flakes fall down outside my window but theres something to be said for the smell of plants nesting in soil in aContinue reading “Beatrix Potter Inspired Tea Party | The Barn at Flanagan Farm”

Winter Wedding Inspiration Shoot | The Barn at Walnut Hill

Happy Super Bowl Sunday!  Last year at about this time we were so lucky to be invited to collaborate on a styled photo shoot at The Barn on Walnut Hill.  Becca from Petal Floral Design had contacted me on a Friday, with interest in some props as well as assistance in sourcing some other hard to find items.Continue reading “Winter Wedding Inspiration Shoot | The Barn at Walnut Hill”

A Very Primal 60th Birthday

We were so fortunate to help with the planning of Dr. Verne Weisberg’s recent birthday celebration at their home.  Verne’s wife, Tracey contacted me the week before Christmas seeking some help with the overall logistics and design of the event.  As Tracey shared with me a bit of background about Verne, I was inspired byContinue reading “A Very Primal 60th Birthday”

Welcome to the AFA Blog! It is 2013, after all…

Finally, I break down and get the blog up and running!  This is something that’s been on the to do list for over a year now, so with the New Year upon us it seems appropriate to get it going.  First let me say, I am so incredibly lucky to be here…doing what I love,Continue reading “Welcome to the AFA Blog! It is 2013, after all…”