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Spring Flowers

Letters from Victoria: Spring Flowers

As winter’s gray skies and dreary landscapes slowly begin to brighten with renewed color and life, Victoria readers share with us the signs they...
Marsala: Pantone Color of the Year

Friday Five: Marsala, Pantone Color of the Year 2015

Pantone revealed that Marsala, which Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute, describes as “hardy, robust, satisfying fulfilling" is the 2015...
Gracious Entertaining

Gracious Entertaining: A Cup of Tea and the BBC

For those of us who dream in romantic images of the English countryside, sitting down to watch a British costume drama provides a delightful...
Clear Creek Distillery

Letters from Victoria: The Fruits of Clear Creek Distillery

A few days after an interview with Steve McCarthy, the proprietor of Portland, Oregon’s Clear Creek Distillery, I joked with my husband that I...
Cozy White Bedroom

Friday Five: The Cozy White Bedroom

There is no place that imparts such calm and respite as a bedroom adorned in peaceful shades of white. See our favorite items to...
happy New YEar

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to you!