Home Inspiration: Texture

I'm gathering ideas for our new home. GARDEN IDEAS Beautiful stone walls just outside Rose How on Hawkshead Hill in the Lake District of England. Wondering if we could recreate something like this in our backyard. INTERIOR IDEAS I love the mix of the soft textile rug, wood plank floor and cast iron bed detail.…

Short Reads: Super PAC, Mixologist, Animal Love

Images from Modern Luxury, Rally, and NBC New York Here's my weekly short reads on my favorite subjects. The Riddler, a Champagne Bar Backed by Ladies, Is Headed to Hayes Valley For Bay Area bubbly fans or Champagne-seeking visitors, mark your calendars for The Riddler. Rethinking the Modern Bartender Here’s the reason why my husband…

Simple Shrimp Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. wild shrimp, peeled and deveined 1-2 tsps. paprika 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2-3 C. arugula Mango salsa (store bought) 2 flour tortillas (optional) When I'm in a pinch, I like to use a mix of homemade and store-bought ingredients. Here, I…

Happy Valentine’s Day

Spread the love every day with these unique and modern wall stickers from Chispum. Made in Barcelona, each creative decal is full of bright images and happy thoughts... and not just for Valentine's Day! See why I love their designs... Water Love Basic Hearts I Tsunami of Love Those Who are in Love are Happy * Also…

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Children

Valentine’s Day gifts for children don’t strictly have to be flowers and chocolates, especially not when there’s a special little one to whom you’d like to give a gift. Tell your little one you love them in a new way—in French—with the Je T’aime Letter Cushion from Atsuyo et Akiko ($78). These Footless Capri Tights…

Frosty Maple Leaf

We're up in Vancouver enjoying some of the winter beauty. Hope you are all having a lovely New Year's Eve.