Magnificent Rowdy Meadow in Ohio’s Hunting Valley

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow,  this magnificent home inspired by Czech cubism and designed by Peter Pennoyer is perfectly situated on 140 acres in Ohio’s Hunting Valley.  Owner and art collector Scott Mueller built Rowdy Meadow as a family home, and has bequeathed this “art-filled work of art” to the Cleveland Museum of Art. Take a peek to get a glimpse of this fabulous home inside and out!

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Rowdy Meadow built by Peter Pennoyer | Eric Piasecki Photography

 

Courtesy of  Vendome Press

Author Anne Walker

Eric Piasecki Photography

 

 

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Making your list and checking it twice? We’ve got you covered…

 

 

2021 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

 

 

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Instant New York Times Bestseller

 

 

 

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CHRISTMAS IN PEACHTREE BLUFF BOOK TOUR

 

 

WILMINGTON, NC | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2021 | 11AM – 1PM

Open House at Inlet Blue Market and Porter Co Book Shoppe with Stephanie Gray
Porter Co Book Shoppe
303 S Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445

CAPE CARTERET, NC | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2021 | 12:30PM

Talk and Signing with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Western Carteret Library
230 Taylor Notion Rd
Cape Carteret, NC 28584

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021 | 12PM

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Luncheon with Beaufort Historic Site
Coral Bay Club
1901 W Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
TICKETS

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 | 11:30AM

Crystal Coast Country Club Author Luncheon
152 Oakleaf Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
PRIVATE EVENT

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021

Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Dinners at Beaufort Gro & Aqua
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BEAUFORT, NC | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2021 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2021 | 1:30PM

Peachtree Bluff Double-Decker Bus Tour
Leaves from 100 Block Turner Street
Beaufort North Carolina 28516

 

 

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Juan Montoya’s Designing Paradise

Designing Paradise Juan Montoya

Need a getaway today? We hear you! So do we! Fortunately for us, this stunning book, Designing Paradise: Tropical interiors by Juan Montoya is a vacation in paradise. Stop, look, linger, savor.  Then, we urge you: Start again. There is so, so much to see.

Designing Paradise Juan Montoya

 

Designing Paradise Juan Montoya

 

Designing Paradise Juan Montoya

 

Designing Paradise Juan Montoya

 

Designing Paradise Juan Montoya

 

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Looking for a perfect vacation read?  I would love it if you would pick up my NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING Under the Southern Sky:

 

 

  • UNDER THE SOUTHERN SKY

 

Two childhood friends discover that love—and family—can be found in unconventional ways in this timely, moving novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of the “beautifully Southern, evocative Peachtree Bluff series” (Kristin Harmel, NYT Bestselling Author of The Book of Lost Names.) 

 

Recently separated Amelia Saxton, a dedicated journalist, never expected that uncovering the biggest story of her career would become deeply personal. But when she discovers that a cluster of embryos belonging to her childhood friend Parker and his late wife Greer have been deemed “abandoned,” she’s put in the unenviable position of telling Parker—and dredging up old wounds in the process.

Parker has been unable to move forward since the loss of his beloved wife three years ago. He has all but forgotten about the frozen embryos, but once Amelia reveals her discovery, he knows that if he ever wants to get a part of Greer back, he’ll need to accept his fate as a single father and find a surrogate.

Each dealing with their own private griefs, Parker and Amelia slowly begin to find solace in one another as they navigate an uncertain future against the backdrop of the pristine waters of their childhood home, Cape Carolina. The journey of self-discovery leads them to an unforgettable and life-changing lesson: Family—the one you’re born into and the one you choose—is always closer than you think.

From “the next major voice in Southern fiction” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author), Under the Southern Sky is a fresh and unforgettable exploration of love, friendship, and the unbreakable ties that bind.

 

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Tour the Inviting Farmhouse of a Houston Designer

 

 

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Visit a Guesthouse on Carbon Beach

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Create the Perfect Outdoor Space for Two

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A Delicious Light and Fresh Dessert

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Healty Burrito Bowl Recipe

well & good

The Secret to Southern Charm - beach book

Resolving to read more this year? Pick up your copy of Slightly South of Simple, the first novel in my Peachtree Bluff series, and preorder book 2, The Secret to Southern Charm, releasing April 3!  I’m so grateful for the support of my readers!

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THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM BOOK TOUR

March 15: Official Launch and Fundraiser for Pat Conroy Center at the home of Alison and Mark Guilloud, Beaufort, SC, cocktail buffet, portion of proceeds to benefit the Center, 6:00 pm

March 21: Westminster Towers, 1330 India Hook Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732, tea with accompaniments, tickets are $20, reservations at 803-328-5000, must pay by check or cash before event; 4:00 pm, public

March 22: 2018 Friends of Joyner Library Spring Banquet, East Carolina University fundraiser,   Greenville Hilton, 207 Greenville Blvd SW, Greenville, NC 27834 tickets are $75 and include signed copy of The Secret to Southern Charm; (Checks payable to Friends of Joyner Library and mail to Joyner Library, Office of Library Development, 2400 Joyner Library, Mail Stop 516, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 or online at http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/giving/friends.cfm), doors open at 5:30 pm, event from 6:00-8:30 pm

March 31: Sips, Sweets and Southern Charm, Beaufort Linen Co., 331 Front St., Beaufort, NC, 1:00-4:00, free and open to the public

April 2: Rowan Regional Public Library Friends of the Library Meeting, Salisbury, NC 

April 3: Launch party at South Main Book Co., Salisbury, NC, 5:00-7:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 4: Holcomb Reading Club in Spartanburg at Spartanburg CC, Spartanburg, SC, 11:30 am, private event

April 4: Afternoon tea, Poinsett Club, 807 East Washington Street, Greenville, SC, ticketed event, open to members, For tickets Stacia Smith, (864) 242-3062,  stacia@poinsettclub.org, 3:00 pm, private

April 5: Kiawah Reads talk and signing,  Sandcastle Community Center, 23 Beachwalker Drive, Kiawah Island, SC 29407, beverages and light snacks, Contact Mandi Danker mandi.danker@kica.us for tickets, 11:00 am, open to the public

April 5: Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library, 509 S Dargan St., Florence, SC 29506, Contact Mary Wiser, Friends of Florence County Library, 843-413-7065,  mwiser@florencelibrary.org, 6:00 pm, open to the public

April 6: Moveable Feast through Litchfield Books; Litchfield Beach, SC, contact is Vicky Crafton, 843-237-8138, litchfieldbooks@att.net, 11:00 am with signing at bookstore at 2:00 pm, open to the public

April 6: “The Secret to Southern Charm at Woodhouse Day Spa,” Woodhouse Day Spa, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464, wine and nibbles, Contact is Kimberly Powell, 843-203-1772, kim@charleston.woodhousespas.com, 4:30-6:00 pm, open to the public

April 7: Wine, Women & Wisdom, Southern Style, launch of this luncheon series at Buxton Books, 2A Cumberland Street, Corner of Concord and Cumberland, Charleston, SC 29401, Contact Polly Buxton, polly@buxtonbooks.com, 843-696-5050, noon-2:00 pm, open to the public

April 8: Southern Sweet Tea Author Talk & Book Signing at Summerville Library presentation Dorchester County Library, 76 Old Trolley Road, Summerville, SC 29485, tea, water, lemonade, and pastries served; Contact is Leslie Koller, lkoller@dcl.lib.sc.us, 842-871-5075 ext. 220, 2:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 9:  “Books and Bites” at Fernandina Beach Library, 25 N. 4th St., Fernandina Beach, FL with sandwiches and tea, organized through The Book Loft, 214 Centre St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034, “meet and greet” with signing, contact events person is Christy LeLait, the.bookloft@aol.com, store: 904-261-8991, 11:30 am, open to the public

April 9: The Bookshelf, 126 S. Broad St., Thomasville, GA 31792, Book Clubs and Beach Reads: A conversation with Kristy Woodson Harvey, wine and cheese provided,  Contact Ashley Sherlock events@bookshelfthomasville.com, events@bookshelfthomasville.com, 6:30 pm, free and open to public

April 10: “Books and Bites,” Corinne Costin Gibson Memorial Public Library in Gulf County, 110 Library Drive, Port St. Joe, Florida 32456, contact is Nancy Brockman, nbrockman@nwrls.com, 850-229-8879, 12:00-2:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 10:  Sundog Books, 89 Central Square, Seaside, FL  32459, Contact Dwan Dawson-Tape, 850-231-5481, sundogbooks@gmail.com, 4:00-5:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 11: Dothan Country Club,”Lunch and Learn,” 200 South Cherokee Avenue. Dothan, Alabama, $20 ticket includes buffet and author presentation. Call 334-791-2706 or email friends@dhcls.org to rsvp. Ticket paid for at the door , 11:30 am CST, open to the public

April 11: Bay Point Book Clubs’ Cocktails with Kristy, 5:00 pm, private

April 12:  St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club Ladies Auxiliary Luncheon, 218 Bunkers Cove Rd, Panama City, FL 32401, 11:30 am, private

April 13: Pfeiffer University Friends of the Library Book and Author Luncheon, Pfeiffer University, Highway 52 North, Misenheimer, N.C.  28109,  hosted by Pfeiffer University Friends of the Library, tickets are $30.00 for Friends members and $40 for nonmembers; Tickets will be available on the University’s website in mid-January. They will also be available by calling the Advancement Office at 704-463-3034, event from 11:00 am-1:15 pm, open to the public

April 14: Catawba College Dinner, Salisbury, NC, private

April 15: Signing at High Point Furniture Market, High Point, NC, Details TBA

April 16: The Country Bookshop, 140 NW Broad Street, Southern Pines, NC28387, 5:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 17: SC Entertainment Television talk in Kinston, NC, private

April 17: Sips and Sweets, Community Council for the Arts, 100 N. Queen St., Kinston, NC, 100% of book purchase price will be donated to CCA, to reserve a copy or purchase a copy to pick up at a later date, call (252) 527-2517free and open to the public

April 19: Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library,269 Hillsmere Dr., Annapolis, MD 21403, event contact is Amanda Spino, 410-222-1770, aspino@aacpl.net, 6:30 pm, free and open to the public

April 22: Reading at ROOT, Manasquan, NJ, please register through BookTowne, Contact is Maribeth Pelly, events@booktowne.com, 732-722-7255, 3:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 23: Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH 43081, free but registration required at 341-282-9232; 7:00 pm, open to the public

April 24: Meet Author Kristy Harvey at Parma Branch Library, 6996 Powers Blvd, Parma, OH 44129, organized by Cuyahoga County Public Library, Contact is Billy Kelly, WKELLY@cuyahogalibrary.org, 216.749.9359, 7:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 26: “Books and Bites,” Macon County Library, 149 Siler Farm Rd, Franklin, North Carolina 28734, Light refreshments will be provided, 12 pm, free and open to the public

April 29: Viva Wine Bar, 168 Exchange Street Pendleton, SC 29670, contact is Sally Martin, sallymomar@aol.com, 4:30-6:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 30: The Secret to Southern Charm: Kristy’s tips for living a beautiful life, inspired by Southern interior design and entertaining; Huff Harrington Home Store, 3872 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30342, refreshments provided; Contacts are Meg Harrington and Ann Huff: home@huffharrington.com, 404-467-0311 , 1:00-3:00 pm, free and open to the public

April 30,: FoxTale Book Shoppe, 105 E. Main St, #138, Woodstock, GA30188, contact Gary Parkes, gmparkes@outlook.com, 770-516-9989, 6:30 pm

May 1: Reynolds Plantation Linger Longer Cultural Series, Lake Club, 1000 Vista Dr., Greensboro, GA 30624, contact Marie Garrison, Cultural Arts Director, mgarrison@reynoldslakeoconee.com, 5:00 pm

May 2: Charleston, SC UNC Alumni Event

May 5:  Run for the Roses: Kentucky Derby Party, Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC 27954, ticketed event; The classic event of the genteel south comes to The Elizabethan Gardens. Dress in style and enjoy the revels and embellishments of the race at this fundraising extravaganza that benefits three Outer Bank non-profits: The Elizabethan Gardens, Beach Food Pantry and Dare Education Foundation. Sponsored by Outer Banks Blue Realty. Expect a traditional southern affair with mint juleps, live and silent auctions, sumptuous derby pie, a hat contest and an assortment of live music, games and entertainment as you enjoy the beautiful gardens and anticipate the big race to be broadcast live.;  Contact Jamie Anderson at Downtown Books, 252-473-1056, jamie@duckscottage.com; 4:00 pm, open to the public

June 17: Raleigh, NC Read & Go program, Salisbury, NC Tour, Contact

June 20: Luncheon with Mary Alice Monroe benefiting Beaufort Historical Society in Beaufort, NC; luncheon at Coral Bay Club; ticketed event, Contact is Patricia Suggs, patricia@beauforthistoricsite.org; 252-728-5225; open to the public

July 17: Ladies Day Luncheon at Dunes Club, Atlantic Beach, NC, 12 pm, private

DON’T FORGET, THE SECRET TO SOUTHERN CHARM IS AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER BY CALLING YOUR LOCAL BOOKSTORE, ANY OF THE FABULOUS BOOKSTORES ABOVE OR AT INDIEBOUND, AMAZON, BARNES & NOBLE OR WHEREVER BOOKS ARE SOLD!

 

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An Eye for Beauty with Beth Webb Interiors

Beth Webb Interiors An Eye for Beauty living room

 Good morning, chic readers! You know how we love sharing a great design book. And do we ever have a fabulous one for you today!

Beth Webb Interiors entrance

Beth Webb of Beth Webb Interiors has long been a favorite designer of ours. So we were so excited when we heard that she was coming out with a new coffee table book, Beth Webb: An Eye for Beauty–and that we were going to get an advance copy! This beauty releases September 19, and it’s a must have!

 

Beth Webb Interiors dining room

Through twelve residences from Atlanta to Costa Rica, “Beth reveals how she has layered the house’s history and the homeowners’ past with the way they want to live now.”

Beth Webb Interiors office

 
Webb focuses on all the senses to create an experience for her homeowners that makes them feel content and nourished in their homes. And that is evident on every page.

Beth Webb Interiors living room

A little more about the designer: Beth Webb entered the world of interior design by way of her experiences as an art dealer, having received a Master’s degree from Sotheby’s in London. As Founder and Creative Director of Beth Webb Interiors for more than 20 years, Beth has been frequently featured in House Beautiful, Traditional HomeVeranda and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazines.

Beth Webb Interiors dining room

In 2015, Beth won the prestigious Southeast Designer of the Year Award–and, looking through the amazing pages in her books, we can see why! If you’re looking for some design inspiration, or a stunning volume for your coffee table, be sure to check out AN EYE FOR BEAUTY: ROOMS THAT SPEAK TO THE SENSES

Today, we are carrying everyone who lost friends or loved ones on September 11 in our hearts. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We will never forget.

And friends affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma,  our thoughts and prayers are with you as you rebuild.