SKIRTING THE ISSUE

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We're talking hemlines for your home today.  Enter the skirted table:

Until recently, I had dismissed the skirted table as overly frilly and frumpy.   However, the latest takes on […]



HELLO 2016!

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Hello from the other side.  Nice to meet you, 2016!  I, for one, am dreaming of hitting the ground running in some fresh new kicks like these bad boys.  Sigh...

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FRIENDSGIVING

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Last week I hosted a dinner party and chose this favorite Julia Child quote to print at the bottom of the menu:

"People who love to eat are always the […]



HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

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This year, to celebrate my daughter's birthday, we hosted a small late summer garden party.

Perfect timing for me to fancy up my beach cruiser with balloons and flowers to […]



Roses and Rosé

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Since rosé seems to be the unofficial drink of summer, I wanted to share a few photos of my "Roses and Rosé" party before this gorgeous season melts away.  

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RATTLE AND HUM

The iconic rock band U2 is bringing their latest tour to New York City this weekend -- perfect timing to share photos of a 40th birthday party that featured an […]



THE KING AND I

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On this Father's Day, as you're whipping up celebrations for the special "Dads" in your life, I am sharing a little story of a recent "joint gift" that I gave […]



THIS AND THAT…

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Hi lovelies.  I've missed you!  There's so much to catch up on and I'm thrilled to be back at my post.

Alas, this isn't the view from my office but […]



VEGAS BABY!

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Sometime it's all about the invitation.  My friend asked me to help her with a few details for an upcoming party that she was co-hosting and the first item on […]



SPRING FORWARD!

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Can you believe that we "Spring Forward" on Sunday?  Wouldn't it be fun to wind this baby forward?

 

This winter has been so darn nasty!  I'm really looking forward […]