lily, our french bulldog, better known as HRH Lily, has been loving all the glow she has been getting lately. she not only got her picture in the new issue of veranda, sitting in her favorite room, the tented library, she also got to be interviewed by veranda….i’m not kidding she did, see the interview here (the interview also ran on and

sarah bray was so sweet to set up the interview and ask about all of lily’s favorite things….she loves living in sunny la, she loves eating at the sunset tower, her favorite thing to eat is rotisserie chicken, she takes walks everyday with anna to go see all of her friends down the street, like here parents, she loves blue and white, her favorite place is hanging out is in her garden and of course her favorite magazine is veranda.

lily was so happy that veranda featured her garden on the cover of the july-august issue that she threw a party- a garden party with all of her friends! hayley sarno, one of my dearest friends, illustrated the party beautifully. one of lily’s best friends is lulu de pew. lulu is a chic french poodle that lives in nyc and has her own blog.

i know all of this might seem kinda silly, but as you know our pets can be like our children and lily is like our child…she brings so much love and joy to our lives and our home- we are so proud of her! lily rules our house, our garden and our lives…. that’s why she goes by hrh lily- her royal highness! i hope you enjoy the fun.

hrh lily has her own instagram/ follow  here.

HRH Lily throwing a garden party for all her friends- illustration by Hayley Sarno

HRH Lily throwing a garden party for all her friends to celebrate her garden being on the cover of veranda- illustration by Hayley Sarno

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  1. Entirely too too much, and all perfection fabulous marvelous.

    congratulations !

    You copy historic gardens and make it new and totally your own.

    Have you been paying attention to Deborah silver’s pots? She has ruined all tall potted plantings for me. now, there is only her. Would love to see what you do with ‘her’ fabulousity !!

    Garden & Be Well, XO Tara

  2. I LoVE HRH-Lily ! I agree ! our pets are so important in our lives they enrich everything ! I Only wish Lily could meet Daffodil my Wheaten terrier – :) Keep the silly coming !!

  3. “Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.”
    ― Milan Kundera

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