The fine folks at Mount Vernon invited me to check out Mount Vernon by Candlelight this past weekend. As you can imagine, the whole experience oozes with colonial charm, complete with live period music played by groups of musicians stationed along the way. I appreciated that the evening wasn’t solely confined to the walking tour. … Continue Reading

shea-infused socks from my mother-in-law and Anthro pajama pants from B // Cowgirl has had quite enough Christmas, thank you very much. pecan pie (Lady Bird Johnson’s recipe) // New Mexico-style Christmas tree homemade sourdough pancakes ftw // holiday-tastic lights at L’Auberge Chez Francois child-shaped candy cane // our chandelier decorated for the holidays Saint … Continue Reading

I thought it might be helpful to share some holiday gift ideas by sharing some of the great ones that I’ve received. Enamel bangles – my mom and aunt have given me some beautiful ones over the years and I wear them constantly. A fun pair of pajamas – growing up I always got a … Continue Reading

I know this is a little late, but let’s just pretend I posted this a few days ago. Anyway, this outfit was from Christmas Eve, when my parents, B, and I cooked a relatively elaborate meal (by our standards at least). Fun family bonding without the slightest hint of irony – ’tis the season. Hope … Continue Reading