day 4

Running a little behind here yet self-employed and self-published so I’m the only one losing any sleep over this, big huge problem. In the interim I have found the summer pant: intricate textured stretch jacquard Italian style pant in yarn-dyed stretch cotton in an on-trend plaid and stripe combination. Tried them on in the studio […]

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day three

I’m working trunk the entire upcoming month of April, minus a getaway to celebrate Easter and maybe a quick trip to Florida. Working trunk means being with women one to one in my downtown studio surrounded by 300+ pieces of luxury clothing items and helping them find styles that they love. This has been the […]

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day one

I have a bad habit of making things harder than they need be. Here we go with day one and I’m supposed to post twice a day and maybe to Instagram stories and I still haven’t totally figured that out yet and supposedly it’s super easy so I’m going all old school with photos from […]

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déjà vu

Another snowy February day, another chicken dinner. Really didn’t know what I was thinking, set the table for eight yet we only had six, must really be missing those college co-eds. We’ve been reading; a book about a couple living in France and trying to speak the language exclusively, Gwyneth’s new book The Clean Plate, […]

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a birthday crown

Seven years ago while in Sonoma CA bought a paper crown for Lizzie’s thirteenth birthday. She wore it when we returned home for a New Year’s Day family brunch celebration, wore it again for a more formal sweet sixteen at a private dance party with all her teenage friends, and wore it last night for […]

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back in the mix

The post below we wrote days ago and never hit submit, it was one of those things. Longest winter I ever recall, except perhaps for blizzard of ’77, and then I was eleven, and ate frozen donuts for days on end. This time around we stayed in, and moped, and cooked. Finally feeling like we’re […]

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kitchen dinner

the morning after, before a little clean-up picked up fourteen new French ramekins with most recent paycheck, can’t wait to do summer berry tartlets in these before the Bain Marie, did two trays of these ready to go, flowers, creme brûlée, lobster, crab legs and shrimp done up in court bullion  chilled down and packed up in Worth New York sweater bags Love throwing a […]

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weekend away

Here at the every day love can be celebrated anytime; day, night, holiday, in town or on the run. Last weekend husband and I got away at Langdon Hall, and really did nothing but lounge, spa, wine, & dine. Property had bikes with snow tires and snow shoes, we did neither. Would have loved to […]

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back in the mix

got out the mandolin for a little slicing practice another kale salad prep whiter roses, blue hydrangea, and a candle, for the counter For the record, not having elective surgery in the near next decade or so, and not paying much attention to SEO, or search engine optimization, a rabbit hole I went down while getting […]

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