Monthly Archives: March 2011

At the Movies

In thinking about what to choose for today, I thought a comedy would be in order, especially considering the very uncomical impending weather. And since today is April Fool’s Day, this movie, with its fun twists of gender bender mistaken identities and roleplaying is perfect.…

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Getaways Guest Blog

I’m delighted to report that today you can find me guest posting (yes, again) in Toronto, Canada. I hope you’ll join me while I visit the lovely Connie at Sogni e Sorrisi where I’ll be discussing my favorite vacation spot. Here’s a little hint

Whether talking about fashion
or her favorite TV shows,
you can always count on Connie for a dose of stylish fun!!…

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Wednesday Wine

Last Thursday I had the great pleasure of attending a fabulous tasting dinner with Terry, our wine expert, for Sandrone winery. It was a wonderful evening of delicious wine, gastronomic delights and wonderful company. I’ll let Terry regale you with an account of her day and evening with the wines from Piemonte and then I’ll add a few observations from my side of the table at the end.…

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Venez Avec Moi

Come visit me today over at A Femme d’Un Certain Age where the worldly and wise Tish invited me, as part of a series, to weigh in on the question of Dressing Up & Staying In. Life chez Tish is always entertaining and educational, where we learn how to approach life with the stylish je ne sais quoi of les femmes francais.…

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AD Home Show – SkateModerne

There were so many wonderful booths at the show that I could be filling posts all week. I was originally going to include several exhibitors in this piece, but as I am working on a large project, I’ll start you off in style and will hopefully have time to add some more later in the day.…

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At the Movies

It’s back to school on Monday, so for our last weekend of vacation, I have another selection for the family. This category is always tough as there is such a variety of family favorites, but as always, I like to try and pick a film that not everyone has seen.…

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Wednesday Wine

I do of course realize it’s Thursday – we took a little vacation yesterday! And Terry, our wine expert, was also busy at work this past week at a marathon of wine tasting events in New York that mark the spring season of new arrivals.…

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Idyll in the Sun

As I am in Florida, I thought it would be nice to take a break from our regularly scheduled programming (both Wednesday Wines – which I hope to post Thursday – and my coverage of the AD Home Show, which will continue next week).…

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AD Home Show – Part 2

I had been hearing about the launch of the new Bornholm Kitchen line for weeks and was so looking forward to seeing it in person. Well clearly I wasn’t alone – Susan Serra and partner/daughter Kelly’s booth at the show was hopping!!…

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Architectural Digest Home Show 2011 – Part 1

This past Thursday, I attended the Architectural Digest Home Show in NYC. There were many wonderful booths and products both established and new. The best part of the show, however, was finally meeting so many of my blogging and twitter friends in real life.…

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