I think one of the things I miss most during coronavirus quarantine is dining out. I miss the escape from home and work obligations. I miss having a reason get all dolled up. I miss the ambiance. And (most importantly) I miss not having to cook! Like many of you, my family and I have … Continue Reading

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Last week I was privileged to host a gorgeous summer soirée for 8 of my creative friends at the Omni Shoreham Hotel. Built in 1930, the Omni Shoreham is a DC institution that has hosted presidents and celebrities alike (and, incidentally, my grandmother’s high school prom). But their sprawling garden area is one of DC’s … Continue Reading

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So let’s talk about this new leather trend making waves at the moment – leather button-down shirts, pleated pants, and the above-pictured shirtdress. I admit, I’m digging it, but doesn’t seem very practical for summer, does it? Obviously, practicality in fashion is not always my strong suit, but I do think it’s feasible in moderation. … Continue Reading

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I think a lot of people have a misconception that New Orleans is all about partying in the French Quarter. I promise it’s not. While it is definitely a fun town, there’s so much more to it than bars. The food scene is off the hook and it’s surprisingly family-friendly, too. My husband lived in … Continue Reading

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