What’s in a Name?

When we purchased our cottage almost 20 years ago, an old sign at the end of the driveway by the road had the previous owners’ names on it.

Welcome Home

Pretty Pots and Paths joins with Dayna Flory Interiors to create a gorgeous Birmingham entryway

Stay Awhile

"Where are you off to now?” When I was growing up, my father used to ask that question a lot when I’d leave the house. He’d not only question me, but all of my seven siblings.

Home Work

Renowned designer Carrie Long shares inspiration for a practical — and pretty — office

Let’s Dance!

When I received the email, my husband and I were gliding north along I-75 to our cottage. I wanted to open it as I worked on my laptop in the passenger seat, but I didn’t want to open it. You might know the feeling.

Points of Light

On a chilly, dark morning last winter, I met a couple of friends at Cannelle Patisserie in Birmingham for coffee, tea, pastries, and some catch-up.

Returning Home

Letter from the Editor, October/November 2019

A Shining Example

Letter from the Editor, August 2019




Dark Star

2017 DHDA: Details

Warming Trend