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….Maybe you’ve heard of the 12-panel painting called the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, better known as the Ghent Altarpiece? Perhaps you remember George Clooney in “The Monuments Men” saving it from Hitler’s clutches in an Austrian mine?…

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This is a happy tale of a small dream come true. If you’re a loyal reader of this blog, you know that 1) I am a fervent Nike fan girl and 2) the Practical Fashionista in me delights at finding clothes, accessories, and even artwork that are both stylish and sensible…

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Ever since we bought a house, I’ve regrettably put myself on a more restricted clothing and accessories budget. OK, well, everything is relative, but at the very least, I’m more mindful about where my money goes…

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Frank Gehry is arguably America’s most renowned living architect. Yes, his design for the Eisenhower Memorial on the National Mall is currently the subject of debate but visiting the stunning Guggenheim Bilbao remains on my bucket list (duh)…

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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.

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Here is another flora-meets-fashion observation inspired by my weekend photo safari. This time, autumn foliage made me think of spring…