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 →

Get your bad attitude on this fall with the most stylish of rocker fashion. Anyone can pull off the effortless look of Rocker Chic, it’s all in how you wear it.  I love the freedom that comes with this edgy, sexy wardrobe.  Leather and spikes, mixed soft hair and glam makeup, take this look from hardcore rocker to fashionista rocker!                              Read More →

If any of you have read my ‘About’ page, you know that I love flea markets, so I wanted to start sharing some of the pieces that I have picked up from various flea markets and auction houses. When I walked in the door with this architectural element, I had mixed reviews from my critics.  First, my three-year old son asked me, “we climb on it Mommy?”  Then my husband asked me if I rippedRead More →

Image from Veranda After discovering all of these lovely images of white spaces, my newest design endeavor is to start bringing more white into my home.  While I loved the pale yellow that covers my walls when I chose it, it’s just not working for me now!  So my first step in this project, is going to be painting my foyer and family room walls a soft white, this is a huge undertaking considering IRead More →

“Pre-collection is all about need”, says Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz.  “It’s a bit like a very fancy supermarket”, he said.  That is exactly how he went about designing his 2015 Resort collection.  Easy to wear, with a savoir fair that only Lanvin can create. The plunging v neck on a hip version of a tuxedo, shift dresses and slim silk scarves with large flowers tied around the neck give a 70’s glam appeal.  Separates takeRead More →

Here are a couple of quick ideas for your Fourth of July party this year! Start off with one of these fabulous signature cocktails, they’ll have your guests singing the Star Spangled Banner! The red is a Patron Perfect Cosmo 2 oz of Patron Silver .75 oz Patron Citronge Orange Liqueur  Splash of cranberry juice Splash of fresh lime juice The white is an Absolute Mango Martini 1 1/2 parts Absolute Mango Vodka 1 part simple syrupRead More →

This week, I’ve decided to feature the home of Adam Levine from Maroon 5.  It has a very cool mid-century vibe and I love how all of the dark walls and furniture give it a sophisticated masculine feel. Designer: Mark Haddaway      Photos by: Roger Davies Pics from Architectural Digest   Have a lovely Sunday!    Read More →

Make a statement this Fourth of July and not with your outfit!  Try this wonderful recipe for a delicious and patriotic Flag Cake. I got this recipe from Ina Garten aka The Barefoot Contessa (I just adore her and her food).  I knew it would be great, because everything she makes is fabulous and her recipes are so easy to follow, you just can’t go wrong! Once again she hit one out of the park!  InRead More →

As much as I love a roomy satchel or a spacious tote, the mini bag has caught my eye.  They are a wonderful little bag that are both stylish and cute.  What’s great about them is that even in their petite size, they still manage to carry all of the essentials. Use a mini for a night out on the town, a day of leisure, or even a festival or concert.  You can’t go wrong,Read More →