Next, you'll note the goregeous pink birthday cake. You know I love baking cakes, but this one was needed at such short notice that I had to buy one on the fly, along with my version of "catering" for a crew of six before hitting the road.
And then there is the location: the dreamy Fire Island community of Saltaire, where a siren blows every day to remind you it's 12 noon, bicycles on the boardwalk are the only rolling form of transportation, and the lazy days of summer always come to an end much too soon.
Read more about enchanting Saltaire in The Find: The Housing Works Book of Decorating with Thrift Shop Treasures, Flea Market Objects, and Vintage Details at Borders, Barnes & Noble, Amazon or Powell's.
Always Frugal, Always Fabulous,
The Elegant Thrifter