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LAST MINUTE GIFT GUIDE FOR TODDLERS

  When it comes to the holidays and gift shopping, put me in the “Last Minute” bucket. A career in fashion and retail means this working mama hits high gear in November and December and online shopping is the last thing…

Goodreads: The Interestings

“The minute you had kids you closed ranks. You didn’t plan this in advance, but it happened. Families were like individual, discrete, moated island nations. The little group of citizens on the slab of rock gathered together instinctively, almost…

me without you

“keep you apart, deep in my heart… separate from the rest where I like you the best…” – elliott smith {marianomio via flickr} hey there friends, my days in dc have come to a close and i had nothing…

coloring books

“a multitude of books distracts the mind.”– socrates {source} my fellow bookworms, do you share my dreams of having a grand library to call your own? i’ve been happily getting lost in libraries and bookshops my whole life. they…

pot of gold

“hunger is a good cook.”– proverb  {source} hi friends! the heatwave is cooling off a bit which is getting me revved up for all of the rich autumn dishes i can’t wait to whip up.  one of my top…

full of grace

“vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.”– jonathan swift {via vogue} psst! bookworms & fashionistas – i have one hot tip for you! vogue’s other and more vibrant visionaire, grace coddington, is writing a book…

pep talk

{via flickr} introducing kobi yamada’s utterly uplifting book, “she.” a little bit of inspiration to make our fantastical dreams come true. xo, s {via amazon} * * * * * * * * * friends, your sweet thoughts and…

shell games

“one cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.” – anne morrow lindbergh {via elizabeth messina} hello friends, during last week’s shopping extravaganza {all for work, of course}, i was falling in love with everything in the home…

brass ring

“i was half in love with her by the time we sat down.  that’s the thing about girls.  every time they do something pretty, even if they’re not much to look at, or even if they’re sort of stupid,…

stitches

“laughter is the spark of the soul” hey kids! i think *almost* all of you are officially on winter break as of today…..hooray! i encourage you to savor every work-free second, you’ve earned it. as for me, yesterday i…

there’s no place like home

{julia reston-roitfeld, photographed by todd selby, courtesy of here} for those coffee table book-aficionados like moi, todd selby’s curiously gorgeous photographs of artists and influencers’ havens will be wrapped up with a pretty little bow this season, in the…

goddesses

“it’s time to be inspired.”-silver lining no.23 {pic courtesy of here} summer is in full swing and so are the long line of blockbuster films. and while the star treks, ups and harry potters of the world are super,…

encore

{pic courtesy of here} last sunday’s tony awards were nothing short of spectacular. fantastical musical montages, steely scenes and radiant costumes and backgrounds hypnotized me for those few hours, reminding me how much i do love broadway. {pic courtesy…

bookie

{pic courtesy of here} i love books. (you know this) and with that, i love bookcases, bookshelves, libraries……and i am always on the hunt for what this bookworm’s perfect library would look like. so imagine my delight when i…

diamond in the rough

“I always tell the girls, never take it seriously, if ya never take it seriosuly, ya never get hurt, ya never get hurt, ya always have fun, and if you ever get lonely, just go to the record store…