As I hop the pond tomorrow evening to visit London for a few days I thought I should share the quirky cool home of a renowned English designer… Ashley Hicks Revitalizes His Father’s Beloved London Apartment via AD The designer puts his own provocative stamp on the high-style apartment that was his famous father’s pride.. read more →

I was insanely busy and ran out of time for a proper post but I came across these cool Leg Sleds today and thought they are certainly worth sharing for a gift idea for the young or young at heart capturing the “simplicity of sledding with control of skis.” Are they not awesome?…and no lift tickets.. read more →

I have been on a hunt to create a unique entry for a few renovation projects.  These projects do not lend themselves to delicate rugs that will get trampled with dogs and children. Tile or marble also doesn’t impart the desired warmth to the space. I had a revelation the other day that we should.. read more →

I am thrilled to share a little ART LOVE today with Lesley Grainger’s new ‘NARRATIVE + COLOR‘ collection that is now available to view and purchase! THE STORY BEHIND THE ART: “I’ve been working on this original abstract collection for 3 months. Each piece is inspired by my growth as an artist, bringing together the years.. read more →

I have been very busy shopping and sleeping this weekend.  I have averaged about 12 hours a night and out slept my teenager.  It truly is my superpower.  One gift I ordered for all my kids for our Italy Christmas trip is The Bigger Carry-On from Away with a monogram. I noticed the monogram takes.. read more →

Party season is upon us.  It is the busiest time of year with lots of dressing up to do which of course I love! I am a sucker for any sequin, lame, leather or feather.  Here are all my favorite festive fashions to get you ready for all your nights on the town or by.. read more →

I cannot believe it is time to deck the halls again.   I normally have my decorating finished by Saturday evening after Thanksgiving with 2 full trees, garlands and wreaths galore!  This year I am a bit less motivated with our Christmas celebration to take place in Italy.  I am trying to motivate to do.. read more →

The turkey was not yet cooked and my inbox was filled to the brim with sales galore.   I have curated the best ones for you to peruse on the busiest shopping day of the year. I plan to spend it in the comfort of my own home doing some online damage. I hope you.. read more →

I know this is sad and demented yet I will happily share my long list of constant wants. I actually sent my husband a list of 4 items this week…. he didn’t respond.   These are the dream… 1. Gorgeous Gypsy Vanner for my pleasure horse for me to ride while Gigi does the real stuff… read more →

I come from a family and long line of practical stocking stuffers.   We do toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, shampoo, chapstick, Hershey’s Kisses and Reese’s Cups. I always strive to do better. Here are the ideas that can help us all delight and surprise…Enjoy! (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) Be sure to.. read more →

For those of you so dang tired of my holiday gift guides, I have a bit of eye candy to hold you over until we return to our regular programming… My friend Danielle Rollins home was just published and it is something to see!   That kitchen makes me green with envy…or blue in her.. read more →

We could always use the latest gadget, a cozy blanket or a fun game. Our home is where we spend most of our time so shouldn’t we consider gifts that focus on this too? I am also always a fan of original art so be sure to consider that by visiting your local gallery in.. read more →

It is so hard to narrow down the items for the ladies. There are just too many wonderful things from which to choose. I believe I have hit most of the categories and will have even more to come with my upcoming personal list and stocking stuffers too.  (email subscribers open in a browser to.. read more →

Men are particularly easy to buy for I think.   Pick their hobby and build upon it.   I also think everyone needs great luggage so be sure to add AWAY luggage to your shopping list.  They are the best.  I am gifting the Bigger Carry On to all my family this year for our.. read more →