Hurricane Cocktails to Calm our Nerves

Hurricane Cocktails to Calm our Nerves

I have to confess, I’ve been glued to the Weather Channel all day!  Watching the slow churn of Hurricane Irma and the varying spaghetti strings is stressful.  Seeing the devastation in her path is heartbreaking. With the cone covering the entire state, it’s difficult to figure out what to do...

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Five Things I Love about "The Art of Southern Charm"

Five Things I Love about

I’ve just finished the last pages of The Art of Southern Charm, by Patricia Altschul.  An enchanting summer read, it’s filled with snippets of her glamorous life mixed with tidbits of etiquette and advice.   There are many things I found delightful about Patricia.  Below I'm sharing my favorite takeaways,...

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Here's to you Buffie

Here's to you Buffie

 In 2011, I paired a pretty green dress I made from a Vogue pattern with a lime margarita.  When I showed it to my brother, Jeff, an idea was born.  Immediately we knew that “every dress deserves a cocktail, and every cocktail deserves a dress.”  So over the next few...

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Earth Friendly = Earth Pretty

Earth Friendly = Earth Pretty

If you’re reading this, you’re like me in that we like to surround ourselves with prettiness.  In our homes, our gardens, in what we wear, and what we create.  So I’ve decided to re-commit to keeping our earth pretty too!  I’ve always been a recycler, and yet there’s more to...

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