The Grateful Dead lives: Get in the spirit

April 29, 2016


Ever since I fell in love with the Grateful Dead in the 1980s (and attended several concerts, although nowhere close to my husband's several dozen), people have asked me -- with a considerable degree of good-natured sarcasm and the occasional smirk -- "So, are you a Deadhead?"

I always assumed the sarcasm and amusement were due to the fa


Everything you need to go from boat to beach to boardwalk in minutes

April 18, 2016

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After spending yesterday afternoon soaking up the springtime sun at the Indian River Marina in Delaware, I was inspired to share a few of my summer must-haves. Every one of these items can truly take you from the beach to the boardwalk (or anywhere else you might want to go, even if landlocked) in less time than it takes to say, “She sells sea


The cherry on top of standout style & 5 musts/lusts

April 7, 2016


Having lived in NYC for (yikes!) almost 20 years -- not to mention working in the fashion industry for the same amount of time -- my uniform (albeit clichéed) for much of those two decades was primarily black with black, accented by black. Now, while I would never abandon nor disparage that infallible, forgiving hue, I have only recently come o