About Alexandra Stoddard:
Alexandra Stoddard is an author, well-known interior designer, and lifestyle philosopher. She is also the mother of two daughters, Alexandra (A. B. Stoddard.) and Brooke. Ms. Stoddard's published works (28 books as of April 2013) include Living a Beautiful Life: 500 Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty and Joy to Every Day of Your Life; Choosing Happiness: Keys to a Joyful Life; Things I Want My Daughters to Know: A Small Book About the Big Issues in Life; You Are Your Choices: 50 Ways to Live the Good Life; Happiness For Two: 75 Secrets for Finding More Joy Together; and Things Good Mothers Know: A Celebration. She is married to Peter Megargee Brown.
A home should be an intimate autobiography of the things that you like. One of the things I'm so keen on expressing is that, if you don't do it for yourself, if you're always seeking affirmation from outside, you'll never have a home. It'll just be a...Alexandra Stoddard