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II Travel Diary: Miami

Since moving to New York, my mom and I take an annual beach trip during the summer so that we can get in a bit of quality R&R. This year instead of heading to Puerto Rico or down to the BVIs as we’ve done the past couple of years we choose to meet in Miami. Truth be told, this year’s trip was also a last minute adventure thanks to crazed schedules so we had to ...

Vacation Chronicles: Napa, California

I’m finally sharing a few snaps from my trip to Napa a few weeks ago {Better late than never, right??}  This part of the country is just breathtakingly beautiful. Napa always welcomes me with pristine weather, the nicest people and each time I’ve gone it has been  one of the most relaxing vacations ever. I’ve been fortunate enough to have visited Napa a few times in recent years and each time I manage to find ...

Vacation, shutting down and why it’s so important.

You may have realized that I took a bit of a hiatus over the last two weeks, which rarely happens these days. I love this blog and I love those of you who keep up with it! However, I think it’s important to shut down every once in a while and by that I mean really shut down, don’t check email, no Facebook, no tweeting and don’t even think about reading that feedly. Those fashion ...

Buongiorno bella

For the next while I will be in Italy, both for work and pleasure. I will be taking in the history, the sights, the food, the fashion {hello! Milan!}, the architecture and of course the vino. From Milan to Como to Tuscany to Positano, I’m going to give you the real gal’s view on this superbly magnificent country. We will be taking a chance and saying a prayer as we drive through the countryside down to ...