Category Archives: Entertaining

For Santa: Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

In the spirit of tradition, I just couldn’t go to bed without sharing what I left for Santa: Oreo Peppermint Chocolate Cookies. Hopefully he will leave a sleigh-full of sweets in return. Wishing you the merriest of Christmases. Goodnight!!

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My Holiday Wish List

1/ Brown Leather Hooded Jacket; 2/ Pom Hat; 3/ J. Crew Stripe Necklace Tee; 4/ Kate Spade for Keds Glitter Sneakers; 5/Gold Flatware Set; 6/ Gold Bowls; 7/ Gum Ball Machine. Here are a few other items I’ve got my … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

Since it’s getting all Christmas-y up in here, I need to get on top of my holiday decorating! I put up a small, artificial tree on the kitchen bar before Thanksgiving. I think that’ll be it for a tree this … Continue reading

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EVENT: Outfitted x Chevrolet

November 16, 2013 – West Coast fashion meets East Coast fashionista. Join me for the third installation of Outfitted – back by popular demand – where I will be the official social media correspondent! A step up from photographer, no? … Continue reading

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The A-List: FABB Girls Club Accessories Event

I am really excited to invite you to an event that I will host along with The FABB Girls Club. On Sunday, June 30, 2013 at 6:30 please join us at Aldo Accessories inside Fashion Center at Pentagon City for … Continue reading

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Lounging Outdoors

There’s something…whimsical…about being able to be comfortable…anywhere. Photos: 1/2/3/4

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Bridal Party

It was such an honor to stand up next to one of my best girlfriends this weekend, as she got married – in one of the most pretty ceremonies I’ve ever witnessed. In the days leading up to the ceremony, … Continue reading

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The Blues

 Blue is such a lovely color. My favorite, actually… a shame it gets such a bad wrap. 1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10/11/12/13/14/15

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Melt My Heart

I pledged to cook more often this year, and I am not off to a bad start. Two of my favorite dishes so far have been from coconut curry salmon and portobello parmesan recipes. I have been known to incorporate … Continue reading

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For Santa: Cookies + Riddle

The stockings are hung, the cookies are out. Christmas is in a few hours…goodnight!

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Party + Planning

I mentioned before that I had really enjoyed planning my birthday party, and that I have even taken on some freelance party and event planning. Over the weekend, I went to a party that I helped plan for a friend. … Continue reading

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15 Recipes for A Merry Little Cookie Exchange

One of the best things about the holidays is that cookies, cakes, and candy – the majority of my guilty pleasures – aren’t so guilty. Lately, I have had the urge to cook and bake more, and I REALLY want … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Entertaining Success

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Party All the Time!

I love to entertain, and since I hadn’t played hostess in a while, my thirtieth birthday was the perfect occasion to go all out with planning. I had a vision in my head of a sophisticated carnival. Several of my … Continue reading

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Knee Deep in Planning

Party all the Time – Some may wonder where I’ve been, why I’ve been sending out so many requests for vendors, why I’ve been restless…well, because I have been party planning, honey! I planned a baby shower, and now I … Continue reading

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Decorating Snapshots

Housewarming – March 30, 2012 – I recently had the pleasure of being asked by a close friend to decorate her new apartment. What an honor! It was serious fun. She gave me complete creative freedom (which is not usual. … Continue reading

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For Santa: Rudolph Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies

Merry Christmas Eve! We have been shopping, wrapping and baking all day. Leaving something for Santa is a huge tradition, and this year, I am leaving these Rudolph Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies: What are you leaving for Santa? Check out … Continue reading

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Santa Loves Iced Oatmeal Cookies!

We’re only hours away from Santa and his sleigh. What are you leaving for Santa? I think Santa might leave an extra package, or two,  if I go all out and bake these delicious iced oatmeal cookies. You can get the … Continue reading

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A Merry Little Cocktail

I love to entertain, and so when a group of friends and I decided to have a holiday party,  I was delighted to host. So far, all I’ve decided on are the signature drinks: The Peppermintini 2 Parts Vodka 1 … Continue reading

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