October 15, 2015


I frequently say how lucky I am, and my luck extends to having super talented friends! They’re always doing interesting things and being smart and creative.

My friend Andrea’s Bosom Buddy bags are now being featured at the venerable J. Peterman. Click on the image to view the dragonfly bag. J. Peterman will be carrying Bosom Buddy’s gorgeous cuff bracelets shortly. I have a stack of them and I love them!image

Andrea is nice enough to give me handbags to try out, and this is my latest one. This is the perfect size bag and it holds a ton, as you can see (that’s Andrea’s wine!) and it fits file folders perfectly. I’ve only been carrying it for two days and I love it! It comes in red, blue (below) and black.image

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My friend Kathy Hudson, a hugely talented writer, has just released the most gorgeous garden book, called On Walnut Hill, The Evolution of a Garden.imageI had a chance to talk to Kathy about the book, and she told me that she loved that the family had lived in the house since 1969, raised their children there, grew the gardens, and now the grandchildren are enjoying the spaces. From dahlias to exotic grasses, chosen by the late nurseryman, Kurt Bluemel, this garden is ever evolving.

This garden, just outside of Baltimore, was started in 1969 and has been presided over and weeded by, the same family every since. Walnut Hill is listed in the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Gardens. The book has images from the early years when it was a pretty raw space, and then through the years and the seasons. The images are spectacular. If you’re a garden lover, this is a book for you.

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Now for some shameless self-promotion! There are still a few spaces left in the walk-n-talk I am giving on Sunday, October 25th on 200 Years of Charles Street in Baltimore.IMG_4674IMG_4717

Click here for the catalogue. I am on page 10. It’s going to be an fun tour with lots of esoteric information about the buildings along the six or so blocks we’re covering. I am very excited to be doing this tour!

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Don’t forget to check out my Etsy Shop! I have some gorgeous new silver and the holidays are coming up faster than we can imagine!imageimageimage

Have a great weekend and I will catch up with you next week!


  1. Busy Bee! I am so sorry to miss your tour. It will be wonderful, I'm sure. Have fun!

  2. I recognized your friend's cuffs on the J. Peterman site -- have been a customer for many years, and receive their daily e-mails and catalogs. Glad you confirmed it. Best of luck on your tour.

  3. You have it all Meg, a truly diverse life!! Lots of great events going on and super friends!

    The Arts by Karena

  4. How exciting to see friends (when you have recognized their talent for ages) break out. xox.

  5. You are lucky having super talented friends! Good luck on you tour!


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