Living in a Hoboken brownstone will not stop us from having a vegetable garden — I use every available outdoor space I can find. I was introduced to The Farm at Green Village, which is close to Chatham and has a great variety of vegetables and herbs. Last weekend, we placed pots on every step, planted lettuce (they like this cooler weather), tomatoes,… Read more »
When I was growing up in the UK, a good raincoat was an accessory that you could not live without. It’s one of the things I splurged on when the girls were little. I still remember the lovely little raincoats and boots — macs and wellies as we call them in Britain — that they wore as toddlers. Take… Read more »
When I walk into our house I like to be greeted by a pleasant scent –rather than the smell of last night’s dinner! Although I love candles, diffusers are a nice alternative because they have a constant scent. I have placed one in our living room (which is also the entryway to our house — brownstone life) and one in our bedroom.… Read more »
Some of you may be at the point in your child-rearing where you can take a few hours for yourself at the weekend. It seems I have reached that blissful place and have taken up art classes. I finished my first acrylic a couple of weeks ago and have it propped up on the mantle for all to… Read more »
Are you looking for a fun place to take your child this weekend? Add World of Wings to your destination. WOW is located in Teaneck, NJ, and features a butterfly garden, reptile exhibit, bounce houses, and interactive technology exhibits. World of Wings was created as a space where children can learn to appreciate and value the life and nature of… Read more »
Recently I was informed that I am gluten insensitive and, after some resistance, I realized it could be a healthy choice. I also learned that I do not have to go without dessert, which was my biggest concern with this diet change. At the beginning of the year, I was in New Zealand, which is far ahead of the USA with non-gluten… Read more »
For your wardrobe this season, cooler and softer color choices with subtle warm tones follow a minimalistic en plein air theme. Taking a cue from nature rather than being reinvented or mechanically manipulated, these hues blend with subtle warm tones. As luck would have it, blue is my favorite color so I’m happy!
“Everyone needs beauty in their lives, it’s healing, restorative and essential for our well being.” –Barbara Barry, Interior Designer I know that sometimes I forget to notice all the beautiful things around me, especially during this dreary winter weather. I find little rituals help to bring in happiness to my day. Finding the beauty in everyday objects —… Read more »