Meet Jennifer Kearney Desiderio: How an Accidental Meeting of the Minds Led to a Holiday Pop-Up

Rosemont resident and fashion rep-turned entrepreneur Jennifer Kearney Desiderio laughs as she watches her daughter Caldwell dress a mannequin at 116 King Holiday Pop-Up, Desiderios’s new pop-up shop in the space Decorium used […]

Postcards from Cape May

My husband and I are fortunate enough to have made dear, lifelong friends while living in Italy way back in 1979, when Vin was serving as a doctor in the Air Force. We […]

House Tour: Sitting Pretty in Palm Beach

One of our latest installations is a client we have in Palm Beach, a lucky client who will be enjoying the warm, mild temps down south this winter. Our objective with this project […]

Product Obsession: “all the richest, most beautiful colors”

  I’ve been riding the excitement of Jouer’s new formulations for a couple months now. When this palette arrived and we pulled it out of the box, I literally squealed with delight. Angela […]

What to Wear to the Del Ray Tree Lighting Ceremony

  The excitement is palpable when the holiday season arrives.  Cinnamon and spice fills the air, greenery and bows grace Del Ray’s lampposts, and the sense of community wraps around me like a […]

How Yoga Caught Hold of Me, Healed Me, and Gave Me Hope

When I overheard individuals praising the fantastic powers of yoga, I used to roll my eyes and walk on, sure their claims were far overrated. Walk by me now and you will hear […]

Give a Gift, Get a Gift (and the Gifts We Want!)

I have many times said that I often feel like I fell in the honey pot (no pun intended) of life. I have been so fortunate as an individual and my businesses are […]

Winter Wonderland: 5 Ways To Rock Silver Makeup

Silver gets a bad reputation. In recent years we’ve seen a resurgence in the popularity of yellow gold shades, and a rise in rose gold’s popularity in everything from makeup to jewelry to haircolor. […]

Coco’s December Surprise

  Each week in December, Coco will have a special surprise wrapped and ready just for you! Each offer is valid for that week only, so make sure to watch for your surprise […]

The Stylebook Top Five

Every week we bring you the top five things we are loving. This week, the Stylebook Top Five includes the perfect hostess gift, convertible hand warmers and a statement jacket! But we want […]

How To Wear Black after 40 (4 Tips + a Special Offer)

I remember the very first time I wore a black dress. It was my 15th birthday and my parents took me to Wolf Trap to see A Chorus Line. It was a rite […]

4-Week Summer Yoga Teacher Training Immersion Training

Summer 2017 is your chance to get certified as a yoga teacher in just four weeks at Mind the Mat. Our training emphasizes three areas: Experiential Learning   Putting knowledge into practice and […]

Be Happy! It’s Raining!

I couldn’t live in Seattle. I mean no offense to those of you who love the so-called Emerald City, but I wouldn’t wish cold, rainy days on my worst enemy.  My favorite forecast […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today is my favorite holiday. It’s not just the food (although as you read this, my turkey will already be roasting, Mom will have made the pies, and my house will smell amazing), […]

The Dining Room’s Time To Shine

Let’s face it, dining rooms are pretty much ignored the majority of the year…then the holidays roll around and suddenly they get a lot of attention.  The holidays bring out our nesting instincts; […]

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