Recently, Madame Emmanuelle Bernard, Founder of L’appartement Store, and now HOEM French interior and set designer, invited friends and design aficionados to officially visit and celebrate the opening of HOEM. 

Read more: HOEM in the Design District 


Halloween was off and running on the third weekend of October this year. 

Read more: Haunted Hauteness


This was the highlight of our cruise.  The city sits on a bluff or a big hill if you prefer.

Read more: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada


The ship didn’t go directly from Quebec City to Halifax.  Instead we had two small ports to visit.

Read more: Halifax, Nova Scotia (day 13)


Another day, another GREAT harbor.  This picturesque town is tucked away along Maine’s rocky coast, on Mount Desert Island. 

Read more: Bar Harbor, Maine (day five)