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Creamy Dreamy Roasted Tomato Soup

Creamy Dreamy Roasted Tomato Soup

  THE. BEST. SOUP. EVER. Said my husband, and he has been eating my food for 12 years, so who am I to argue? Sometimes the flavor is just so complete that there is nothing to add to a dish no matter how much you rake your brain (and I always do). So, here it […]

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Champagne – Perfect For Holidays and Always

Champagne – Perfect For Holidays and Always

Madame Bollinger said it best:   Bette Davis:       Mark Twain: What else is there to say? Stay Tipsy!

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London Now – Part 1

London Now – Part 1

I think it’s the rain today and the warm, balmy weather that made me think of my recent trip to London, from which I have not shared anything with you yet. If you follow me on Facebook, you probably saw some pictures of amazing food, but nothing more, really. So it’s time to spread the London […]

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3 Best Movie Party Scenes Of All Time

3 Best Movie Party Scenes Of All Time

I love movies. A lot. And I love parties. And it just so happens that some of my most favorite movies are those featuring extensive party scenes. There is so much movement, so much interaction in a party scene.  You learn a lot about characters as they mingle in a larger context. Party scenes also feed my design curiosity as […]

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One Lucky Duck

One Lucky Duck

One Lucky Duck is my latest obsession. A restaurant, juice bar, an online store and blog created by Sarma gives me style tipsy feeling every time I check it out. Not only is the food AMAZING, but Sarma is a girl after my own heart. She is an animal lover, she has a rescue dog, […]

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Scottish Fabrics and Everything Else

Scottish Fabrics and Everything Else

Best smoked salmon? Scottish! Best whisky? Scottish! Best tartans? Scottish, of course! When it comes to Scottish fabrics, quality is undeniable. And it comes in a rainbow of colors. And it’s not just tartans but also tweeds, lace, leather, boucle. You name it – they make it. No wonder some of the best fashion houses get their […]

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Bangkok by Harney and Sons – Best. Tea. Ever.

Bangkok by Harney and Sons – Best. Tea. Ever.

Ahhhh, summer events. Beach parties. Pool parties. Weddings. When a good time is had by all it’s easy to overindulge. And it happened to me on Saturday at a beautiful wedding in Ithaca, New York. Too much of the things that I normally don’t eat – cheese and sweets. But the next morning I found […]

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Reviews: Shopping and Dining at Terrain in Westport

Reviews: Shopping and Dining at Terrain in Westport

Opened just couple months ago in Westport, Terrain is a home and garden store (and a sister brand of Anthropologie) that mixes vintage furniture finds with unique accessories, fresh flowers and potted plants. The place feels very organic and fresh. You can’t miss the impressive building situated right on Post Road – parking gets full pretty […]

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Dinner Party Tips from Cornelia Guest

Dinner Party Tips from Cornelia Guest

Cornelia Guest. The entertaining icon. Yes, she can throw a party for hundreds without blinking, but you can apply those two brilliant and simple entertaining rules to your gathering no matter how formal it is. Here are my two favorite dinner party tips from Cornelia Guest: NEVER LET COCKTAILS GO FOR LONGER THAN HALF AN […]

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Take Mom Out To Brunch!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday! Gifts are great but moments spent togeher are so much better. Take it from someone who sees her Mom once a year (and that’s in a good year!). So this Sunday, treat your Mom to a fabulous brunch at her favorite restaurant. Not sure where to go? Try one of my favorite […]

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