Winding Down in Wine Country
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Winding Down in Wine Country

Summer is finally over and Joe and I just returned from our last trip of the year to sunny California.  We visited family in Sacramento and fêted our dear friends Mike and Maggie in Sonoma.  Living in New Orleans, we don’t get many chances to go wine tasting, so we packed as many stops as … Continue reading

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Why Everyone is Talking About Goop
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Why Everyone is Talking About Goop

Remember Gwyneth Paltrow’s “conscious uncoupling” from Cold Play front man Chris Martin!?  Late night comedians had a hell of a time cracking jokes about that one.  But for many folks, it was also the first time hearing about Paltrow’s lifestyle website, Goop, on which she announced the split.  It probably was not the type of … Continue reading

Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!
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Your Best Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

If you haven’t thought about mom yet, you’d better get on it.  Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 11th!  There are plenty of boring old standbys like beautiful flowers and massages.  Trust me, any mom will love either one of those!  However, if you’re feeling a bit more creative this year, here are some more … Continue reading

Dominique and Lee’s Soiree en Blanc
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Dominique and Lee’s Soiree en Blanc

We decided a couple years ago the perfect word to describe my dear friend Dominique is WHIMSICAL!  She is by far the most creative, free-spirited, fun-loving person I know.  Dominique and her equally amazing fiance, Lee, are getting hitched this year.  So, a group of her friends and family came together to plan a fitting … Continue reading