Travel

Happy Friday

I can still smell the Jasmine!          

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Work Hard, Play Hard

After two full days at a "work" conference it seemed like a day of play was well deserved. I skipped yesterday's blog post since it was Leap Day and anything goes, but I still wanted to share with you what a great last day I had in Los Angeles. My personal tour guide took me to Urth Caffe on Melrose for the perfect breakfast and coffee.  Then we went to see Jane Scott Hodges for the Leotine Linens trunk show at Nathan Turner's shop. I have to say that the moment I walked in I was taken. You might think it was with Nathan's beautiful shop full of great finds, or maybe Nathan's adorable personality,...

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Live from Los Angeles

Where to begin?! Holly and I landed at LAX yesterday morning and checked in to our hotel for a little sprucing. We then ventured out to West Hollywood for lunch at The Ivy. I am sure the paparazzi was thrilled to see us. Actually they were not there. I think there was something else going on in Hollywood that was keeping them busy. Just a hunch. After lunch we took a stroll down Robertson for some shopping before heading up the hill to Dawnridge. Hutton and Ruth Wilkinson were kind enough to invite us to afternoon tea honoring Rhonda Carmen (www.allthebestblog.uk.co). Seeing their new house and Dawnridge...

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Lobsters, Lighthouses, and Luscious Blueberries

Today we travel to the north eastern coast of the United States.  A land known for its seafood, rocky shore, low rolling mountains, forests, wild blueberries, and lighthouses. I had the privilege of going to Bar Harbor, Maine last summer with my family. It was everything I had imagined and more. We went in July so the weather was perfect for hiking, eating lobster on the dock, picking blueberries, whale watching, canoeing, and even some swimming. We also spent some time driving around looking at the beautiful homes and buildings. I loved all of the shingled cottages with their blue doors and shutters,...

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