Southern Living blogger Travis M. Andrews sums up the Southern dress code in his brilliant post, "The royal baby proves all Southerners are basically royalty." And he's 100% accurate. Babies dress … [Read more...] about A Field Guide to Dressing Southern Babies
Let's chat about a design trend that is both timeless and trendy lately: chinoiserie. What is Chinoiserie? a style of ornamentation current chiefly in the 18th century in Europe, characterized by … [Read more...] about What is Chinoiserie?
Have you heard of the new backyard trend of converting a storage shed into an elegant hideaway? The Wall Street Journal points out the new homeowner trend in the article, "The Man Cave has a New … [Read more...] about From Storage Shed to Chic She Shed
Not overrated: Scoring 90 points with Wine Enthusiast, this elegant $14 bottle of Fume Blanc should be your go-to entertaining wine to pair with anything adventurous like curry, blackened Mahi, an … [Read more...] about Elegant like Gatsby: Ferrari-Carano Fumè Blanc
Have you been watching the insane first grade drama in Monterey? Sooooo many questions need to be answered in the season finale on Sunday. But, the one question that can be answered prior to the … [Read more...] about A ‘Big Little Lies’ Wine Companion
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Conn Creek Winery's Anthology is a masterful blend of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon spiced up with Cab Franc and Petit Verdot. Great. So what does that mean? Like a spice rack, different grapes can be … [Read more...] about Conn Creek Anthology is like the Houndstooth of Cabs
My sister-in-law made the intriguing statement, "these pants will change your life," when I opened her Christmas gift. She said it with such confidence, I immediately needed to try them on to test her … [Read more...] about Dressy yoga pants you can wear to work or to a work out: they exist.