The MAR Blog

What has America's top Lifestyle Expert been up to this week?
We are always inspired - and sometimes even surprised--by what he shares. With so many interesting people, places and projects in his universe, LIFE ON MAR'S has something for everyone.

He'll tell you where he's been, what he's doing, what he's seen and what he's up to next. Up close and personal.

Happy Friday, MARtians! Tick tock, tick tock! I’ve been steadily working away at making sure next spring is as glorious as last spring here at Rosebrook Gardens.
With all this beautiful weather and so much in the news, you might have forgotten, MAR tians: Thanksgiving is mere weeks away! Not to worry. I have your back with these tips for getting a head start on planning . Plan your centerpiece. A stunning...
Hello MAR tians! Does just the thought of the holidays have you in a holly daze? Never fear. With my four-season garden and Casual Luxury design philosophy, every time of year has its own decorating challenges—and boy do I love a challenge...
It’s finally done and completed. My kitchen and home renovation has come to an end. Truth be told, I would love to spill the beans and show it all off, but my producers are making me limit the photos so as not to spoil the big reveal. So I...
I’m so excited about this weekend, MAR tians! I am proud to be a judge in Fairfield’s Dancing With the Stars Event—A Chance to Dance. Sorry, tickets are already sold out, but I’ll be sure to keep you updated about the event...
Happy Friday! It has been a busy and productive week here at MAR tian HQ. This weekend is also going to be a busy one. I’ve left very little time for play within all the work I have to accomplish. Whew! Lots more going on from my a MAR zing...
Tonight is pizza night. Normally I’m already thinking about which toppings to choose, should I pick whole wheat crust or regular thin crust…and which wine would be a nice accompaniment? Rosé or Chianti? Tonight is different. I’m...