New England Home Magazine
We can’t believe that Labor Day weekend is already here! 
Life of Polarn Per
It seems like we were celebrating the start of the long, lazy days of summer just yesterday,
Made in Heaven
And now our days of lounging by beautiful pools like these are coming to a close, for this year anyway.
Robert A.M. Stern Architect
On the bright side, with three weeks until the baby is due, hanging around in a bathing suit is becoming lower on the priority list.
Phoebe Howard Design
Although, floating around weightlessly in a chilly pool is quite a welcome relief.
SLC Interiors
Whether you’re lounging poolside in the warmer weather or bundling up on chillier days, a beautiful pool house is such a fabulous addition to a backyard.
Quogue Hamptons Architect
There are some truly spectacular ones in my small town neighborhood that rival any I’ve ever seen anywhere. (Mostly drawn and built by my husband’s very talented grandfather.)
As is so often the case, it’s the landscaping that lifts the lovely to the level of spectacular.
Life of Polarn Per
Unfortunately, Hurricane Irene was unconcerned about our Labor Day barbecues, leaving a substantial amount of clean up left to do before any poolside retreats are back to their former splendor.

Elle Decor
But that won’t keep the barbecue from tasting just as good. We hope you all have a wonderful Labor Day weekend!
I apologize for the lack of posting this week. We were without power and internet for days and days. We hope you all stayed safe in the storm!