Artist Spotlight – Andrew Kent

For those in "the know" about all things Bellissimo the name Andrew Kent is a name one hears all the time in the store because of the simple fact that he is Terry's (Bellissimo's founder) older brother, uncle to her children and is a frequent visitor.   However, there is more to ol' Uncle Andy [...]

2018-06-29T16:51:48+00:00June 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Artist Spotlight – Andrew Kent

DESIGNER FOCUS – Deborah Rhodes

The Deborah Rhodes round, braided linen placemat has been a staple of the elegantly dressed table – whether it is set for a luncheon, dinner, or a BBQ – since Ms. Rhodes sewed her first one in the nineties, but her love of a dapper table setting began when she was a little girl in [...]

2018-05-19T20:09:57+00:00May 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DESIGNER FOCUS – Deborah Rhodes

#WCW 3/28/2018 Beata Henrichs Lieb of Hedgehouse

They say that style is reflection of your attitude and personality, no wonder Beata Henrichs Leib’s brand Hedgehouse exudes cool just like its creator! Beata created Hedgehouse in 2011 because she was tired of her couches and pillows being ruined by little hands and the mess that often coincides with kids. After making a few [...]

2018-03-28T23:40:40+00:00March 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #WCW 3/28/2018 Beata Henrichs Lieb of Hedgehouse

#WCW 3/7/2018 Pirie Jones Grossman

Pirie, Pirie, Pirie… There is a mango called a Pirie, a Scottish clan, and a port in South Australia but there is only one Pirie Jones Grossman and we here in Ketchum/Sun Valley area are lucky enough to have this one in a million gal, with her one in a million name, centering our souls [...]

2018-03-07T19:47:31+00:00March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #WCW 3/7/2018 Pirie Jones Grossman

#WCW 2/28/2018 – Chantal Westerman

Chantal Westerman could be one of the most interesting women in the world. From her storied career with Good Morning America (ask her about her interview with the US men’s Volleyball team while they were naked!) to being a committed advocate for all animals, this woman has lived life to the fullest! This former Sexiest [...]

2018-03-06T20:34:14+00:00February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #WCW 2/28/2018 – Chantal Westerman

      Jane Birkin, may be best known for that purse, you know, that highly coveted, timeless accessory that bears her name. Not that she minds. When asked how it feels to be known for a bag, she has been known to reply:   “Well, it could be worse!”   It’s that irreverent, devil-may-care [...]

2018-02-14T23:46:08+00:00February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on


Wom·an Crush Wednes·day /wo͝omən krəSH ˈwenzdē/ noun  The weekly celebration of a woman who personifies our idea of a modern woman. The world is filled with millions of women who are amazing and deserve recognition and this is a way to salute them. This phrase accompanies social media posts following a hashtag Often abbreviated as [...]

2018-02-14T23:02:55+00:00February 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on #WCW


Okay everyone, Labor day is here! Get out your flags, pancakes for breakfast, hot dogs ( turkey dogs for lunch) happy food for dinner. Out little town Ketchum is getting ready to run the wagons for Wagon Days down main street tomorrow at noon. It's a great send off for summer. Our summer crowd goes [...]

2016-12-06T21:51:21+00:00August 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW CAN IT BE LABOR DAY ALREADY!!!


The New York gift show was maddening. It was like going to your favorite market and finding the food and aisles had all been changed!!!!  BUT and the key word is BUT, I found great things, new things, fabulous things!  The new items will start arriving immediately, yes, fall is around the corner. In my 37 years in [...]

2016-12-06T21:51:23+00:00August 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BACK FROM THE NEW YORK GIFT SHOW!!!


This is ME taking a moment to thank all of YOU that have come in this summer and found things for your home. Where would I be without you!!!! My dear friends, second home owners, summer people returning, all of you THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. You have no idea how much we depend [...]

2016-12-06T21:51:27+00:00July 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WE ARE HAVING THE MOST WONDERFUL SUMMER IN THE STORE!!!!!

Jeff Koon in Sun Valley, is it Real or Not

As most of the art world knows Jeff Koons is having a retrospective in New York. Wether you inderstand or agree with his art, if you even think it is art is irrelevant. It is a happening, a extremely expensive happening. Here in Sun Valley, we are having our ode to Jeff Koons, the artist with [...]

2016-12-06T21:51:28+00:00July 18th, 2014|BOOKS, FAMILY, FASHION, FURNITURE, GIFTS, HEALTH, HOME ACCESSORIES, INTERVIEWS, MOUNTAIN LIVING, MOUNTAIN PICNICS, Uncategorized, WEDDINGS|Comments Off on Jeff Koon in Sun Valley, is it Real or Not