Night Lights for Moms—and Everyone Else

I love you, IKEA. These smart solutions for the best lighting in the wee hours of the morning are a must-have for any family ....more

In My Dreams, I'm Wearing This: An Oscar de la Renta Gown

I'm kind of obsessed with his romantic sweeping gowns, but I fell in love with the elegant strands of pearls paired with the dreamy aqua silk and the slim silhouette of his tiered column gown—every detail is fabulous. Imagine delicate rows of pearls along the edges of each tier. In my fantasy world where I'm certain I would be going to glamorous parties and wear only the most lovely things, I must be wearing Oscar's lovely silk georgette tiered gown with pearl trim from his Spring 2014 collection ....more

Colorado Floods Relief: How to Help

We've had a week of rain here in Colorado and I'm grateful my house is not under water like so many I know. I'm sending good thoughts and prayers to the first responders and the victims out there. If you would like to help, the Denver Post has lots of great relief agency links here ....more

More Sketches from NYFW: Rachel Zoe Spring 2014

Crop tops kept showing up both on and off the runway during New York Fashion Week. I love this trend for spring and summer. What do you think? ...more

More Sketches from NYFW: Tory Burch Spring 2014

On the runway Tory Burch designs for Spring 2014 is all about "the easy glamour of the French Riviera in the late 1960s—inspired by Romy Schneider's character in La Piscine and mixed with garden elements." My sketch above from New York Fashion Week features a pleated floral vine print dupioni dress {Look 30, Tory Burch Spring 2014} ....more

Written on Our Hearts: Never Forget 9/11

I remember that sick feeling in my stomach that I felt 12 years ago today. Even though I lived thousands of miles away from the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, today I still remember where I was standing when I heard the news. I remember the sadness in the faces of the mothers standing with me ....more

Sketches from NYFW: Designs for Spring 2014

It's Day 5 of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in NY featuring the collections for Spring 2014 . Do you have a favorite designer? I think it's impossible to decide so I've been watching as many shows on live stream and.. ....more

Lovely Links: Weekend Inspiration

Here are few lovely links that caught my eye this week: Are you planning a trip? Here's a few ways you can save money as you make your plans via my blogger friend Joy at Frock Files. If you bored.. ....more

Homework Help: How to Write a Theme Statement in Three Easy Steps

It's back to school time again. I've got tips on writing a great theme statement—and it's possible in three easy steps. Yay! ...more

Women to Watch: Olivia Munn

Do you have a show you can't wait to watch each week? I have several, but one of my faves is Aaron Sorkin's show The Newsroom on Sunday nights on HBO with Olivia Munn playing the sexy-smart financial reporter Sloan.. ....more