Archive of ‘magics’ category

Road Trip: Newburyport, Massachusetts


We took off toward the sea last weekend, no plans in mind except stepping out of reality for the day. We ended up in Newburyport for lunch, and we’ll definitely be back to explore further. The town was settled in 1635 and there are still gorgeous 1700’s buildings standing, giving it an English feel. Old […]

Long Sleeve Summer Dresses


In case someone else out there prefers their summer dresses long sleeve – here are a few I’m considering for summer. 1.VELVET cotton dress 2. Amour Vert silk dove print (on sale) 3. Nuthatch linen tunic 4. Nili Lotan linen tee dress 5. Claridge + King cotton pinstripe

Brick House Trim Color Ideas


Our house trim is getting super shabby, so it’s time for a major update! I spent some time in the paint store today, matching swatches until I came up with the perfect color set for our brick house. Now I just need to figure out WHERE each color goes. Color #1: Benjamin Moore Carter Gray. This […]

Beverly Hills (When You’re Not a Billionaire)


Can Beverly Hills be done on a quasi-budget? We keep ending up there for a day or two when we stop in LA to visit family and friends, and I feel too old for Venice, Santa Monica, or Los Feliz. So, here’s the mini-guide to 90210 without breaking the bank. Too much. Stay We use […]

Slide into Summer


After spending last August wearing Birkenstocks because I broke my toe, I’m sold on slides. I’m currently looking for another pair of simple, easy slides for this summer. (It’s coming, I promise!) Here are my picks – but I haven’t decided yet! 1. Kork Ease  2. Aigle   3. Joie   4. J. Crew  5. Loeffler Randall  6. […]