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On our last full day in Montreal, we decided to slow things down: the number of places to visit, the frequency of our photo-taking, and our overall pace. We ended up exploring two vastly different places within the same general vicinity. First up was the hipster paradise of the Plateau, the eclectic, bohemian land of […]

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I can’t believe it’s been a month since I last blogged about anything! (Ugh, I’m such a slacker!) Actually, I am cutting myself some slack because life has been a little hectic lately—all good stuff, though. After returning home from a short vacation in New York City, I handed in my resignation…

As my blogging alias suggests, I’ve been exceedingly practical lately but without the fun fashionista part. You see, I’ve been following this handy spring cleaning checklist to give our house a good top-to-bottom scrub. While it’s supremely rewarding to wipe away a year’s worth of dust and grime from window blinds…

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Last year, I wrote a series of popular “Inspired by Nature” posts which showed flora-meets-fashion visual relationships. Well, I recently found some more examples at my mom’s house. Think of these as summer’s last hurrah as we get ready for fall.

You know how El Camino Real means “The Royal Road”? And have you noticed the number of luxury/beauty brands that are taking the high road of collaborating with famous artists? They do it to ramp up their prestige and coolness factor and, of course, to drive sales…

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I spent the Christmas holiday with my mom. And one morning, I observed that she had many colorful vignettes involving vegetables, plants and flowers scattered around her house…

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For the Christmas holiday, my mom was kind enough to host Andrew and me at her lovely home in Exton, PA. While she hasn’t put up a tree since my dad died twelve years ago, I thought she did a fine job of decorating her house with little festive flourishes.