PARTY PICS

One of the many reasons that summer is so much fun is that the warm weather ushers in festivals, garden tours, concerts and parties, parties, parties!  Today I am sharing […]



YOUNG AMERICANS

What child (or child at heart!) doesn't LOVE the Fourth of July?  BBQs with friends and family, melting popsicles, fireflies, sparklers and staying up late to watch fireworks are hallmarks […]



BEACH BUM

Shhhh!  I snuck out to the Hamptons earlier this week to beat the heat and to soak in the sun, surf and soigne scene.  Besides, who can resist a good […]



JUST DESSERTS

In honor of the official start of summer, I am offering up some sweet inspiration in the form of three sensational summertime desserts that celebrate the fruits of the season.

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GLORY DAYS

I am so excited to share photos from my dear friends' Flag Day fête with you!  Flag Day?  YES - you read that correctly - Flag Day!  The 14th day […]



A PASSAGE TO INDIA

The promise of summer has me itching to update my surrounds with colorful accessories inspired by centuries old fabrics handcrafted in India, Central Asia and the Middle East.  The amazing […]



PLAYING THE FIELD

I have plenty of experience planning pink "princessy" parties for my daughter, but - until recently - I had stayed on the sidelines with respect to boys' parties.  That all […]



GONE GLAMPING

 

It was roughly this time last year when I was wading through summer camp descriptions for my children that included arts & crafts, face painting, pony rides, dress-up, swimming, […]



A NOVEL IDEA

Today I'm hitting the books with some fun ways to display, savor and present the prettiest of publications.

BOOKPLATES

There is something so retro fabulous about bookplates.  In the age […]



ROYAL WEDDING REDUX

Today marks William and Kate's second wedding anniversary.  My how time flies!  In honor of the occasion, I'm taking a little trip down memory lane and I'm sharing some photos […]