Until May’s Flowers Bloom…

Between the gusty winds, torrential downpours, and a day or two of sunny skies, April’s weather doesn’t lend any confidence to planning for the weekend. Instead, I find myself forced into a bit of Spring-cleaning. Only this time, I’m not referring to the type of cleaning that requires creating all-natural home cleaning remedies, dusting beneath … Read more

Shopping Becomes an Art History Lesson in Philadelphia

From New York’s Rockefeller Center to the Shops at La Cantera, San Antonio, there aren’t many Anthropologie’s in the U.S. that I haven’t visited. Whether it’s my local store in Old Town, Alexandria or completely across the country in Seattle, the rich colors, textures, apparel, housewares, and accessories; not to mention the one of a … Read more

A Surefire Way to Beat Harsh, Winter Blues

Whether covered with cashmere lined leather gloves or tucked between the comforts of softly woven woolen socks, we take every measure to protect our hands and feet from the harsh, bitter chill of winter. We apply several luxuries to keep us comfortable and warm through winter. Yet, these same comforts leave us with a lack-luster … Read more