Already Dreaming of Vacation?

How can it be that we are three weeks into fall and I am already dreaming of spring break?!? I was recently walking with a friend and we were comparing notes on our plans for the upcoming year. She was gushing about how she didn’t know where she was going yet, but she did know… read more

Off The Grid: Living on a Homemade Island

Anybody else back from spring break and wish they lived on a floating man-made island? If it snows again tonight, I’m leaving. x

Travel: Playa Grande Beach Club

With a quick weekend getaway on the horizon, I have travel on my mind. The anticipation had me thinking about my most recent trip. It had been way too long since I had traveled with girlfriends, so this past spring a handful of friends and I did a mid-winter getaway for a long weekend. I… read more

Fashion Fix: The Perfect Outfit for Travel

Every year around this time I love to post about the perfect travel outfit. In the dead of winter I always find my self dreaming of skipping off to some fabulous warm destination. I have a weekend away in the Dominican Republic next week, and then for spring break we head to Barbados with our kids… read more

Inspiration: From Hotel to Home

A beautiful hotel feels clean and fresh. A prefer a simple clutter-free space that allows room for relaxation and peace. With that in mind it’s not often that I feel inspired by hotel decor when working on my own home. Hotel interior design is usually less colorful and less layered than what I envision doing in our… read more

Dream Trip: Napa Valley

When you have young children, the holidays are incredible. They are also incredibly exhausting. Right about now an “adults only” vacation sounds heavenly. I’ve been dreaming of a romantic trip to Napa for years and it just hasn’t fit in the schedule to date. Based on the places I have checked out online I have… read more

Favorite Places: Manchester, VT

For as long as I can remember Manchester, VT has been my home away from home. My family owned a ski condo on Bromley Mountain when I was growing up and we spent almost every winter weekend there until I went away to college. My husband also feels incredibly connected to Manchester as his parents moved to… read more

Travel: Salt House Inn

I first read about this sweet little escape on the blog Design*Sponge. As we head into what is expected to be a very cold winter in the Northeast I am already dreaming about spring getaways. The Salt House Inn, both charming and completely under-embellished, would be ideal for a weekend away. Located in Provincetown, Massachusetts and… read more

Spring Break

{1.Madewell Openview Tunic 2.Calypso Scarf 3.AG Stilt Jeans 4. Steven Alan Odette NY Bracelet 5.Giraffe Walk Shoe 6.L.L. Bean Hunter’s Tote 7.Madewell Outbound Jacket 8.Nikon D5100 9.Larabar 10.The Week Magazine, The Flamethrowers, Vogue} As a child my family travelled once a year. It was the highlight of our spring. We decked ourselves out in our “Sunday Best” since my mom believed those at both broadway shows… read more

London Calling

As a girl who has always lived close to home – I envy those who “cross the pond” to explore lands unknown. I recently spent an afternoon catching up with my friend Cathy Dishner who writes the blog Modern Expat Family. She regaled me with stories of her trials and tribulations after transporting her family… read more