METALLIC SNEAKERS LEND AN URBAN EDGE TO TODAY’S FEATURED OUTFIT, WHICH IS OTHERWISE LADYLIKE, BUT RELAXED. ON THE CITY STEPS ACROSS THE STREET, I NOTE THE BUZZING ENERGY AND CHILL IN THE AIR. STILL! SIGH… The look today is my signature eclectic, save for the metallic sneakers in shimmery pewter. Feeling pensive and a bit… Read More Sidewalk Steps: / Metallic Sneakers / Mixed Patterns / Outdoor Smiles
Dresses for Easter are typically pastel and feminine, and I am a fan of them. But this year, with the long, cold winter and flowers yet to bloom, I chose a vivid print dress. In fact, if you look closely there is sort of an Easter egg pattern as part of this print. Dresses for… Read More Dresses for Easter : Be Bold and Bright!
Winter storm Riley was all she was cracked up to be. The winds were fierce , and the brunt of the storm was causing major damage. This was not weatherman hype. I KNOW BECAUSE I WAS ONE OF THE FOLKS FLYING THROUGH THE SKY. Smack dab in the middle of Winter Storm Riley, was hubby, my son, his fiancé , and… Read More The Stuff of Nightmares: Flying Through Winter Storm Riley
Hello lovely readers, I am on vacation! I will back this weekend, and cant wait to be in some warm weather. The cold rain continues here in New York. Hubby and I are off to the beach with our son and fiancé! I will wear a mask so I do no catch the flu. I… Read More On Vacation: Time for Time Off !
I recently listened to My Not so Perfect Life by a favorite author, Sophie Kinsella on Audible. I am a fan of hers and it inspired me to write this post about my illness, which many of you know about. There is nothing chic or glamorous about this post, just real talk. I hope I do… Read More Post: My Not so Perfect Life !
One of my favorite winter events is the annual Holiday House Design Show in Manhattan’s Academy Mansion. They feature top-notch interior designers and the proceeds go to fight breast cancer. This year, I visited with friends, and then returned 24 hours later, to the Holiday House NYC, for a photo shoot featuring Robin Baron Design… Read More Holiday House NYC- Decorating for a Cure
Hello Loves! I enjoyed two Thanksgiving dinners this year! The first you saw earlier this week was in my sister-in-law’s red dining room. This second one, prepared by my sister, was very special too. The table was set beautifully, the fireplace was roaring and the Thanksgiving feast was out of this world! I sit by… Read More Thanksgiving 2.0- Thanksgiving Feast for 40
I always find Thanksgiving to be a good time to reflect, wind down, and to take some time to put things into perspective. I wear bright colors, and feel holiday ready. Thanksgiving gratitude fills my heart. Thanksgiving gratitude is a time specific emotion; time to acknowledge all that I am thankful for. Below, sunny skies and… Read More Thanksgiving Gratitude / Holiday ready
Thank you to my bevy of friends, on-line and IRL who supported me when my pet passed away. This was a tough week, and I know many of you have experienced similar losses. Pet euthanasia is always a difficult choice. My adult children live on their now, so when my pet passed away, hubby and I… Read More Loss and Moving on after Pet Euthanasia
The warm rain sloshed against the dining room window apparently at battle with the autumn air. This day was both long and short. It was dark but incandescent. The wet day seems enigmatic of the times we find ourselves in. Uncomfortable, unpredictable , mercurial, and somewhat beautiful, despite it all. Sometimes, and especially of late,… Read More Do you walk on by?