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May 2012


Bubbles, Bites & Baubles

By On May 30, 2012

Last weekend, while en route to the chic coastal community of Newport, Mr. Chat and I dropped by one of our favorite wineries, Sakonnet Vineyards in Little Compton, RI. A chilled bottle of wine… Read More


Sailing into Summer

By On May 25, 2012

Summer unofficially starts this weekend. Finally! It took you long enough to arrive, Memorial Day weekend. With breezy beach-like weather on the horizon, it means 3 things to me: sun, sails and savory… Read More


Seaside Serenity

By On May 24, 2012

The April/May issue of Adore Home magazine had me crushing on a oceanside oasis located in the picturesque suburb of Curl Curl, Australia (just north of Sydney). Vanessa Dixon and her husband, Matt, bought… Read More


A Fascinating Life

By On May 23, 2012

This illustration is right. The recipe for happiness is following your heart and pursuing your passion so indulge in what you love. I know I do (writing, blogging, reading, chatting, crafting) and… Read More


Nude Attitude

By On May 22, 2012

How gorgeous are these nude platform pretties by Charlotte Olympia and Valentino? In a perfect world, my Fairy Godmother would have delivered these designer darlings to me with a wave of her wand.… Read More


When in Doubt

By On May 22, 2012

{via Southern Living} When my creative juices are tapped and I’ve nixed my nightly knockout (kickboxing that is) because my footwear conveniently disappeared from my bag, I look to my pal Pinterest for… Read More


Vira Boutique Opening

By On May 16, 2012

Last week, I attended the grand opening of Vira, a new boutique in Boston’s Beacon Hill. With its gleaming wood floor, whitewashed walls and soaring ceiling, the space is charming, chic and… Read More


Beautifully Brunched

By On May 14, 2012

Yesterday I hosted a Mother’s Day Brunch for my mom (Stella Bella), aunt and a few other family members. But this isn’t a post about the delicious dishes which were prepared by… Read More


Master of the Mane

By On May 11, 2012

circa 1963 [eltd_dropcaps type=”normal” color=”” background_color=””]L[/eltd_dropcaps]egendary hairstylist and trendsetter Vidal Sassoon died May 9 at age 84. When I was a little girl in the 1980s, I remember watching Sassoon’s famous “If you… Read More


Survival of the Fittest

By On May 10, 2012

I’m loving Scarlett Johansson in the May issue of Vogue where she sat down with Jason Gay to dish about life, love and the little things in between. After an extremely public… Read More

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