Outfit of the Week: No.29 … Summer Chic - white, white, white and a touch of metallic.
A delightful spot for breakfast - French inspired (surprise, surprise). #tsllnyc  (at Buvette)

Style Inspiration: Summer Chic - Part Deux

{Style Inspiration: Summer Chic - Part Deux}


Whether the summer months offer high temps or breeze filled afternoons, the style options are fun and easy. Silk blouses, trouser shorts paired with button-up shirts, espadrilles, jumpsuits – so many lovely choices. And to continue on from last year’s hit Style Inspiration post from last year, I thought I’d offer even more options to keep you chic and comfortable. Enjoy!

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And this is what brought me to NYC. To hear Idina Menzel in person - front and center. #tsllnyc  (at If/then Richard Rodgers Theater)
Earlier today at the MET … #tsllnyc #charlesjames  (at Metropolitan Musueum Of Art)
Yet another vantage point from my favorite spot in Central Park - Bow Bridge #tsllnyc #thelake  (at Bow Bridge, Central Park)
Late morning walk strolling through Central Park. #tsllnyc  (at Shakespeare Garden, Central Park)

Why Not … Be Extra Prepared?

16 ways to get you out of any sticky situation{Why Not … Be Extra Prepared?}


When life runs smoothly, it is a very sweet ride. But when hiccups occur – a flat tire while traveling, coming down with the flu in the middle of a demanding week, or losing your passport while traveling abroad, it immediately seems that we’re up a creek without a way to retreat. And at that moment, a feeling of panic may set in if we don’t have a back-up plan which doesn’t help in making the…

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Decor Inspiration: French Normandy in the Hamptons

{Decor Inspiration: French Normandy in the Hamptons}


Garden designer Craig James Socia is a man with a taste for France and a love for working with Mother Nature. In his East Hampton castle, complete with a three story tower, the French Normandy styled home is decorated with furniture formerly owned by Lee Radziwill, a Chesterfield sofa found in an English Country Antiquesin Bridgehampton, Louis XIV dining chairs and Restoration Hardware furniture…

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Petit Plaisir: No. 25 - A Simple Summer Appetizer

{Petit Plaisir: No. 25 - A Simple Summer Appetizer}


As someone who loves to sit, nibble, sip and chat prior to meals, or perhaps in lieu of a meal, a simple appetizer that is as easy to make as it is delicious ranks high on my list of recipes. It just so happened that I was invited to a last minute evening summer gathering this past weekend, and I knew exactly what I wanted to bring – Tangy Cucumber Bites.

In less than 1o minutes the entire…

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