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Boston’s 9th Annual North End Holiday Stroll

By On November 30, 2015

Boston’s historically rich North End is one of my favorite areas in the city. Synonymous for its authentic cuisine that literally dances on your palate, the once predominantly Italian and Jewish neighborhood… Read More


Sip & Script with Posh + Prep and Bliss Lettering

By On November 23, 2015

Join Boston-based calligrapher and script savant Julie Mancini of Posh + Prep on Thursday, December 3 for Sip & Script, an evening brimming with cocktails and cursive writing because you can’t possibly… Read More


Chic of the Week :: Monopoly Cat

By On February 8, 2013

Cats and cat lovers rejoice. The newest member of the Monopoly montage and my pick for Chic of the Week is none other than the cat. So, move over Scottie dog because… Read More


Watermelon Swash

By On August 3, 2012

In honor of National Watermelon Day, swirl up a watermelon swash from elixir extraordinaire (and one of my favorite bloggers), Mrs. Lilien. If watermelons just aren’t your thing, Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook… 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


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


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


Trendy Tables

By On April 25, 2012

via Pinterest With Mother’s Day a little more than two weeks away (it’s Sunday, May 13), the Haute Hostess in me has been in search of tablescaping trends for my first Mother’s… Read More


Snow Cones :: Adult Style

By On February 16, 2012

This is why I’m absolutely intoxicated and utterly obsessed with Pinterest: ideas, ideas and MORE ideas. I have so many ideas that I don’t know what to do with them or where… Read More


New Year’s Eve: Rue Le Chat Style

By On December 31, 2011

For the past few years, I’ve spent New Year’s Eve with the usual suspects: chilled bottles of bubbly, must-have Chinese (eat-in or take-out) from my favorite spot and loved ones (including Mr.… Read More

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