Month: September 2013

beautiful garden in metairie

I hope your weekend is off to a wonderful start! I’m excited to host our first guests in our new home – my parents! Today, I wanted to share with you this beautiful garden landscape in New Orleans. This French neoclassical…

simple paloma cocktails

Happy Friday, everyone! I had a nice time with girl friends last night at Gilt Bar, where we enjoyed one (or two!) paloma cocktails. The recipe is quite simple – and delicious! Just a little tequila, grapefruit and soda. Voilà! INGREDIENTS…

travel essentials

More than likely, you’ll find these essentials in my bag whenever I travel: Panama Hat: Tame hair flyaways – and look positively chic – upon arrival. Rosebud Salve: Multi-purpose lip balm soothes dry lips, calms and heals irritation. Water Bottle:…

sugar paper freebies

Freebie alert! One of my favorite shops, Sugar Paper, is now offering a collection of (free!) desktop wallpapers. With designs of gold confetti, bold polka dots, and beautiful calligraphy, my desktop is about to get a makeover. Which one is your…

design envy: maria e. beck

I can’t remember how I first discovered M. E. Beck Design, but I’m sure glad I did!  My favorite home inspirations lately are the work of designer Maria E. Beck. Her designs are stunning. Always a beautiful mix of color,…

fall fashion accessories

Snakeskin Belt (on sale!):  Accent your silhouette in gold. $34.50 at J.Crew, now 25% off with code SHOPFALL. Leather Tote:  A signature carryall in softly worn leather —plus, you can even add your own monogram. $168 at Madewell. Tortoiseshell iPhone…

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