With the temperatures dropping into the high teens and low twenties last week, Mother Nature offered a gentle reminder to pull out the cozy wool and cashmere scarves. Almost as a way to give a heads up, as the temperatures have crept back up for another week or two, I am excited to begin wearing Read More
Tuesday October 15, 2019


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~Yuzefi color-block suede and textured leather shoulder tote (more colors)~ ~Theory Good Wool Flare Pant, more colors~ ~Chinti & Parker Black Charleston Floral Print Silk Blouse~ ~M. Gemi Esatto 90mm (3.5") point-toe heel, black leather (more suede options), USE METRO40 to save $40 on your first purchase~ ~Julie Vos Paris Statement Earrings, Sapphire Blue, more colors available~ ~Mango Belted Wool... Read More
Thursday October 10, 2019
"There is no reason not to live comfortably and with elegance." —interior designer Timothy Corrigan in his book The New Elegance: Stylish, Comfortable Rooms for Today (September 2019) Later this month I will dive even more fully into Timothy Corrigan's new book, The New Elegance, as much of his decor ethos align with simply luxurious living.... Read More
Thursday October 10, 2019
Monday September 02, 2019

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Cooking in the kitchen is when I take a breath from the day. Especially when I am cooking for one person (that would be me! ;)), this routine of imagining in my mind what I am craving, letting my appetite anticipate the deliciousness that will soon be savored, and finding balance and nutrition in what... Read More
Saturday September 07, 2019

Weekly Finds

Spring is far, far away, yet watching the runway collections in Paris these past few days as made me oh so eager for it to arrive. From Altuzarra's collection (see above and two items just below) sharing classic stripes, midi shirt dresses and timeless colors that will last for years making sure our wardrobes are... Read More
Tuesday October 01, 2019
Awash with gentle, subtle colors this Georgian-style country home located in Hampshire, England, was a complete renovation, but the bones, the storied history of the home remained to house both modern and traditional touches creating a soothing sanctuary. Featured in Homes & Garden UK, I was drawn to the light hues that would be a... Read More
Thursday September 12, 2019
I am always looking for classic, yet unexpected color combinations that involve the clothes and hues I already have in my closet. And so it is with the combination of blush and beige. A warm and subtle partnership in the fall, and also something that can work in the spring. Depending upon the fabric and Read More
Tuesday October 08, 2019
Art —Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature If you live in or near Denver, Colorado, you may already know about this exciting news, and if you are planning on visiting Denver in the next few months, you will want to check out The Denver Art Museum's new exhibit of Claude Monet. The largest and most comprehensive U.S. Read More
Friday October 04, 2019
~Netaporter, Art Dealer Belted Floral-Print satin midi skirt, use promo code NEWNOW15 to save 15%~ ~Theory, Crepe Trench Coat, black (grey and ivory available also), Friends & Family Sale, 25%, no code necessary ~Theory Regal Wool Turtlenck Sweater (more colors), 25% off, no code necessary~ ~Polène Numero Un handbag (many color options)~ ~Nine West Maxim Knee High Boots~ ~Anthropologie Alex Read More
Thursday October 03, 2019
Invigorating our everydays takes conscious effort, but it need not be hard. In fact, once we shift the way we look at the routine of our days, we infuse positive habits that provide the levitation to make our everydays extraordinary. Now if you were to search "how to improve your life" on the internet, you Read More
Wednesday October 02, 2019
“Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live.” ― Nora Roberts Snow in September. Magic waltzes into our lives Read More
Monday September 30, 2019
For some time there has been one skill in the kitchen that has been an unknown to me, but when I finally decided to explore it, my experience and flavors were taken to an entirely different level. The skill I was intimated to learn initially in the kitchen was how to make delicious sauces, inspired Read More
Saturday September 28, 2019
Books —Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution For When You Have Too Much to Do (and more life to live) by Eve Rodsky Set to be released on October 1st, Rodsky has interviewed over 500 men and women from all avenues of life to discover what all of the work actually is for families, parents and adults in Read More
Friday September 27, 2019