leigh viner

Perfect print for my photo wall: Find more at the Leigh Viner Etsy shop. print

oh edith…

Inspired by the lovely Sarah and Bendrix print below I thought I would share with you one of my favorite Edith Piaf songs. Enjoy! sarah and bendrix print tee Life is just too short for regrets… xx

christmas gift: wine decanters

Because so many of my friends love wine, ahem – Rosalind’s Christmas tree skirt below… I thought decanters would make a great holiday gift.  Find below some of my faves. or as we like our decanters in Texas… um..truly not my style, but I found them amusing.Anthropolgie suggests that if you like these decanters youmight…

lust list: metallics II

In addendum to my metallics/gold Lust List, I have decided to continue with the other well known metal – Ag. My old roommate was a science teacher and I often enjoyed being quizzed over the periodic table elements. How well do you remember your element symbols? What can I say, I’m always looking for a new way to…

cinnamon chip scones

Sometimes for fun I bake. I mean who doesn’t? A couple summers ago – the summer of I Gotta Feeling (I mark summers by songs) – I went through a scone obsession. My friend Rosalind and I discovered this pumpkin cinnamon chip scone recipe, and it became our go-to. This recipe is particularly perfect for the holiday season due…

happy thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I’m cooking a few dishes before heading to a potluck dinner at a friends in the city. Hope everyone is having a great holiday.  I’m thankful for you and you and you. Fun Thanksgiving craft. What are you doing for Thanksgiving? image

cute tees

Your basic tee gets a little pizazz. Off to the Macy’s Day Parade tomorrow…I know I’m crazy. I’ll let you know how it goes. Here’s a preview. xx tees via: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


At the moment all I can think about is off the shoulder sweaters. I have no interest in channeling to movie Flash Dance, but there’s something subtly sexy and chic about them – plus there’s the added bonus that they’re comfortable. Leave it to Victoria Secret to make a sweater seem sexy.  I already ordered…

lauren wedding

Lauren Bush’s wedding photos are BEYOND gorgeous. I love her dress. I think Kate Middleton has some competition for the best long-sleeved wedding dress of the year. The wedding was held in Colorado. The background is breathtaking. What do you think of long sleeved wedding dresses? all images available via vogue.com

lust list: golden girl

I haven’t put together a lust list in forever! Today I couldn’t help but post about one of my favorite holiday colors – GOLD. Even when it comes to jewelry, I’m a golden girl all the way. Below are a few of my fave golden accessories of the moment. ‘Tis the season to go for the gold….

you’re a star

I’m one of those girls who has a few pieces of jewelry that I wear religiously. I never take out my diamond studs, I wear two rings, stacked on the same finger, and two necklaces – almost everyday. One of the necklaces I wear all the time is a little mini star gold necklace which…