Colorful pillow ideas

MONTHLY DÉCOR TIPS : Pillow Talk

 I recently visited a friend whose house is very tastefully decorated.  White seems to dominate, but what struck me where the accent pillows.  They were exposed like art, inviting you to sit in their lush comfort.  I immediately thought this would be a good blog post.  Accent pillows will not only spruce up a room, […]

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DINNER-DATE WITH GIRLFRIENDS : WHAT I WORE

A few nights ago I joined a couple of girlfriends for a dinner-date at the Inn at Pound Ridge.  It was the first evening that it finally felt like summer was arriving.  I feel like I’ve been stuck in a rut with this rainy weather, so I was really happy to wear sandals and short sleeves.  I […]

June Mood Inspiration

THE MONTHLY MOOD :: JUNE 2017

INSPO: I married a man whose heart was born in Seville.  He brought me to the dreamy and romantic Andalusia in 2007, before we had children and life seemed simple and careless.  It was a two week trip through various towns of Andalusia, like Grenada, Cadiz and Arcos de la Frontera each with their unique and […]

Beach Totes

FRIDAY FASHION FIX : BEACH TOTES

There is no summer essential quite as important as the beach tote.  With warm sunny days approaching, some New Englanders migrate to their bucolic coastal retreats, while others make the daily venture to shores nearby.  Regardless, beaches are sprinkled with people dying to capture every single drop of Vitamin D before summer is over.  Requiring a bag that […]

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MONTHLY DÉCOR TIPS : Outdoor Living with Aerin Lauder

From rugs and pillows, to furniture and tableware, Outdoor Living has become its own décor category.  Every month I browse Pinterest for ideas and inspirations to upcoming editorial pieces and you may have read my May mood board (click here).   This May, I fell in love with the easy elegance of Aerin Lauder.  Her classic […]

Memorial Day BBQ Ideas

MONTHLY EDIBLES : Memorial Day BBQ

MONTHLY EDIBLES : MEMORIAL DAY BBQ So what’s on your grill this Memorial Day BBQ?    Our day usually begins with the early morning parade, in which the kids participate of course.  With it’s cliche patriotic outfits dotting the sidewalks, the dogs barking and sniffing each others license plates, while hundreds of kids wave their flags […]

Summer Whites

FRIDAY FASHION FIX : WHITE OUT

Who doesn’t love white!  Especially with a little sun-kissed skin to boot.  The perfect canvas for styling an outfit, white is pretty amazing and this summer it’s everywhere.  Here is a visual tour of my white out outfits, from casual to dressy.  If you like any of them, you can click the shoppable links below each […]

Best Summer Hair Products

HAIR CARE : HEALTHY SUMMER TRESSES

I was not blessed with thick, luscious tresses. My hair is fine and curly, but I have a lot of it, which means it gets tangled easily.  My natural hair color has changed over the years from a sandy blond to a dark blond.  And since I like my hair blond and I’m not a […]