Back to School?! Not Quite, But It *Is* Time for the ACPS Backpack Drive

I know it sounds crazy to be writing about Back to School already. For crying out loud, we just ended the school year and have only begun to enjoy summer vacation! So why […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 16, 2018

In this week’s top picks: cabana boys. Well, not really. But with this fun wine glass, you can lament your lack of one. What you can have: the Chesapeake Bay (watercolored on a pillow); a […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 9, 2018

This week is all about extra special presentations, from an asymmetrical statement clutch to architectural candles, from a whimsical serving platter to elegant and ethereal perfume oil. A (way, way) better way to […]

Happy Independents Week! (That’s Not a Typo!)

We all know that Wednesday is Independence Day, but did you know that your local, independent shops are also celebrating Independents Week? July 1st through 7th marks a week-long celebration of independent businesses. Developed and […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 2, 2018

A cool linen dress, hoop earrings, crazy stylish straw hat and tote, and coconut oil? Yep, this week’s Top Picks are officially brought to you by summer. Add a delicious (and eco-conscious) cook […]

Outfit to Room, Summer Edition: Red, White, & Blue

Everyone loves red, white, and blue. It’s practically un-American not to. But when it comes to dressing or decorating, this is actually a tough combination to pull off without screaming Yankee Doodle Dandy. […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 25, 2018

Summer equals fun, so, yes, we are completely on board with glitter booties. And yes, why not add a shiny, metallic stripe to a tote, and saturated, sexy color to a lip balm? […]

Love Is Love

As a general rule, I don’t make public declarations about other people or big events because I don’t feel qualified to speak about anyone else’s experience but my own. Privately I mourn our […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 18, 2018

When it’s super hot and humid, we gravitate towards light, white outfits. This tunic and these cut-offs, for example, then add statement accessories for extra style points, like either of these amazing earrings. […]

Father’s Day: The Struggle Is Real

My dad is the most generous person I know and he never asks for anything. I mean NEVER. If we get him something, he wishes we hadn’t. There are a lot of dads […]

Introducing Sugar Feather

We love a good pillow. I mean, who doesn’t? They are the perfect accessory to add personality to any room. As stated many times before, I subscribe to the neutral sofa philosophy. The […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 4, 2018

Time for some sun! How sunny and fun is this striped blazer? And we are more than ready to break out some shades again, like this cute pair, one of our top picks […]

4 Rules for Refreshing Your Vacation – or Any – Home

Recently, I was looking for a rental home at the beach for a little summer getaway. It was tough to find anything that I deemed liveable. Everything I saw had the same prescribed […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 14, 2018

Have we sold you on the wonder of the jumpsuit yet? Two more versatile options in this week’s top picks, plus modern takes on classic gold jewelry, a lip treatment that shimmers as […]

How Do You Thank Those Who Deserve It Most?

This weekend is Mother’s Day and this week is Teacher Appreciation Week so you have some shopping to do, my friends. How do you thank the people who do the most? The folks […]

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