Home Décor

Lanvin in the Living Room

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    Home is where the heart is. I’m a serious homebody and spend a lot of time watching over my teenagers and our dog, Fluffy. I’ve written all my books from my homes and have made memories that only iBooks can catalogue. My style is my own and Kmart, Williams-Sonoma, Restoration Hardware, and Serena & Lily are my go-tos. I love outlet malls, the Bowery for kitchen stools, and ABC Carpet & Home for the…

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For The Love of Lavender

For The Love of Lavender
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        Lavender is famous for its light, calming scent. Lavender is a soothing aroma which is versatile, completely natural and pure. Add it to a warm bath for pure relaxation, or let it spread through the room for simple, wonderful aroma therapy. It mixes well with other oils, making it perfect for mixing up a blend of your favorite aromas. Add Lavender oil to water and spray on dog beds, mattresses, and…

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Out & About in NYC: Donna Karan & Mate Gallery

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          Summer is here. My great friend and  amazing fashion photographer, Matt Albiani of the LIFEGUARD on DUTY book, has taken his All American aesthetic to Grand Banks with his second gallery, Mate Gallery. I love his signature copies of Catcher in the Rye, Russian nautical striped shirts, vintage paintings, home accessories, and rare finds that scream Americana. Check out Mate Gallery at Grand Banks and have an oyster and beer on…

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Patterns are Forever

Patterns are Forever
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Summer is here, so while we are amping up our closets with the latest trends, let’s also fix up our homes. The easiest way to get your house looking festive for summer is by adding color, lots and lots of color. I sewed my Hermes scarves together and and made them into interchangeable pillows. It’s a lot better than letting them sit in a drawer. Now my girls and I throw them around the apartment…

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Playtime in Palm Beach

Playtime in Palm Beach
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And she’s back! It seems like just a few weeks ago that I was in Palm Beach – probably because it was only a month since my last visit. I love the beach and the warm weather – so when my friend Alvin Valley asked me to host his trunk show on my birthday weekend – I thought why not! Mixing business and pleasure is always my pleasure. After celebrating my birthday beachside in a bikini…

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