Well the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book is out and the gifts are more extravagant than ever.  Take a peek at a few of my favorite items from the book.  They are definitely fun to look at!! Valentino bag and shoes   Milly dress   UGG Australia Boots and Slippers Saint Laurent studded boot and bucket bag   Rachel Zoe sequin dress   Alexander McQueen small satchel   Jose & Maria Barrera earrings   Edie ParkerRead More →

I love using coffee table books to accessorize my home and they don’t always sit on my coffee table either! In my eyes coffee table books have many purposes.  Take a stroll through my house and you’ll see them just about everywhere.  I frequently use them on the chest of drawers in my foyer, my mantels, and to style the shelves in the office.  Occasionally, you’ll see them on my tufted green velvet bench inRead More →

Okay, so let me start off by saying that I am by no means a light packer.  When I travel I always have clothing  and shoe options for both day and night and I pretty much bring every single makeup, beauty and hair product etc. that I own.  So when I was faced with this challenge, I knew it would be a difficult one.  It all started with an out-of-town wedding that my sister andRead More →

When I saw this in Architectural Digest I just had to share it with you!  Come and take a tour of some amazing outdoor entertaining spaces!   George Clooney’s courtyard in Los Cabos, Mexico   Giada DeLaurentiis’s home in Southern California   Trudie Styler and Sting’s home near Florence, Italy   Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber’s residence in Los Cabos, Mexico   Jennifer Aniston’s home in Beverly Hills, California   Diane Keaton’s home in Bel-Air  Read More →

Pearls To A Picnic is important to me because it is the means by which I can express myself.  These are my creative visions and I hope they make a lovely contribution to your life. As a former stylist, I can honestly say that being fashionable is easy as long as you find what works for you.  It doesn’t have to cost a ton of money and you don’t have to be on point with all of the trends to feel beautiful.  I will giveRead More →