Rosemary Applesauce

Rosemary applesauce is my daughter’s favorite comfort food, especially when she’s sick. While my son will crave a flavorful homemade chicken soup (my husband has an amazing recipe), Audrey warms her soul with mom’s applesauce (warms my heart). Yesterday, she was home from school with a fever and the miracle-worker recipe didn’t let her down,…

FOG Design+Art 2018

I love starting the new year with FOG Design+Art. There’s always a good showing of beautiful and thought-provoking art that often glows, sometimes fades, hangs, sits, and many times surprises. We all love our John Baldessari, Helen Frankenthaler, and Yayoi Kusama but it’s exciting to discover new artists and new works. Things to know: Leading…

Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley

It's been a few years since our family enjoyed the legendary afternoon tea at The Berkeley Knightsbridge. Unlike any other afternoon tea we've ever had, Prêt-à-Portea features a new collection of  fashion designer-inspired cakes each year. I recently saw the 2018 line up and am blinking my eyes, tapping my heels thinking I might just reappear…

Time’s Up at Golden Globe Awards

Surely by now you've heard, seen, and read all about the presence of #TimesUp, a movement that raises awareness for victims of sexual misconduct, at last nights 75th Golden Globe Awards. Guests wore the color the black as a sign of solidarity, and it was magnificent. Of course, I swooned over the fashion but the…

What I’m Looking Forward to… FOG Design+Art

I love kicking off the new year with the FOG Design+Art fair January 11–14, 2018. The creative work and experiences, displayed by 45 leading international galleries, are always exciting, provocative, and inspiring. Last year, I almost walked away with these amazing pieces. Well, not really but they're in my virtual gallery. Markus Brunetti facade at…

2017 Highlights

From a hiking through a redwood forest and taking two new puppies up a grassy hillside to dining in an extraordinary place and standing a few feet away front of the Saviour of the World, I'm grateful for a year filled with family, friends, and new experiences. Here, my favorite 12 images from 2017. I…

10 Out of the Ordinary Gift Ideas

1. Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm  |  2. Solidarity Lingua Franca x Whitney Sweatshirt  |  3. Cook Beautiful by Athena Calderone  |  4. Cheese Set with Black Handle, Hudson Grace  |  5. Dot Kokeshi Doll by Becky Kemp  |  6. Denim Apron, Ubi-Ind  |  7. Mimosa Diptyque  |  8. Tea Towel, Rough Linen  |  9.…