Beyond Beautiful – Brooklyn Brownstone

It’s been a while since I have posted a truly ooooooh-worthy interior design project on the blog. This Brooklyn brownstone had me swooning over every image. That library ceiling… And the kitchen colors with that exceptionally cool marble hood. It strikes just the right balance with cozy comfort and utter chicness. Sylvana Durrett, co-founder of… read more

Little Wings Gives Summer Event

Like in years past, we are a doing a “Start of Summer” collection event. This year we hope to deliver a truck full of camp supplies for the wonderful children served by the Carver Center, the community center just across the border in Port Chester. I did many site visits this spring while I worked… read more

Summer Perspective: Parenting with Cristina Young

One thing about summer is that if done right, it gives us more time and space to reflect on the year that’s just gone by. I always try and find at least a few quiet moments to think about how I spent time during the year. Who was I with? What did I make a… read more

Great Summer Reads

Hey y’all, it’s summer. After the whirlwind that is commonly referred to as May-hem, I am in need of some serious R&R. You too? It’s been a while since I have written a book review so this is the mother-of-all reviews with 8 great books I have read in recent months. And I also included… read more

Why I Signed Up To Be A Bone Marrow Donor

Last weekend I headed back to my 20 year college reunion. I have to say it was a thrill being back on campus showing my husband and children my old stomping ground. But nothing made me happier than seeing two dear friends who have been battling cancer, both fighting harder and with more grace than… read more

Parenting Event!

Need advice on how to be a great parent? Then this event is for you. Even if you can only come for a few hours, I guarantee it’ll be worth your while. David Thomas and Sissy Goff are from Daystar Counseling in Nashville, and they get RAVE reviews. Please do pass this one along to… read more

The Most Boring Gift Guide Ever

Gang, here goes. I know this is THE most boring gift guide ever, but I am telling you, you won’t be sad when this arrives for Mother’s Day. I’ve been drinking Bulletproof coffee on a friend’s recommendation for almost 2 years. (More on that later!) I was dangerously using a “bullet” which is not recommended… read more

Parenting Class for Dads

This post is for the men! That being said, most of my subscribers are women, so ladies I am calling on you to share this good news with the men in your lives. The incredibly thoughtful and talented Cristina Young is once again offering a workshop for fathers of tweens, teens, adolescents, and college aged… read more

Monday Feels

This video. I just can’t. Did you watch the Oscars? Hope this gets your Monday started on the right foot. Trevor Noah and the Daily Show staff crack me up. And Roy Wood Jr. he is just too good. x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHNYE3cazBE&t=13s

Sunday Style: Derek Blasberg’s Apartment Makeover

On this rainy (will it ever end this year?!?) East Coast Sunday I thought I would brighten your day with one of the best installations I have seen in a long time. Derek Blasberg’s Upper East Side Apartment Renovation was recently featured in Architectural Digest and I swooned over every detail! Well done Virginia TupkerĀ (we… read more