Summers In France is a fabulous read. Along with photos of gorgeous interiors, there are recipes, tips on how to be a gracious hostess and guest, and information about the amazing markets near Ms. Ireland’s summer home in the Tarn-et-Garonne region of Southwestern France. I really appreciated the before and after photos. Ms. Ireland has … Continue reading I Libri: Summers In France by Kathryn M. Ireland
“Soon Come.” This Caribbean expression is very similar to the Italian word, domani. Technically, domani means tomorrow, but in Italy it could mean months or years from now. The concept of time is very different. Soon come is the same thing. “When is your tio (uncle) visiting from the States?” “Soon come.” When I was a … Continue reading Work In Progress – Beach House – Anguilla, British West Indies
For those who don’t watch NBC’s “Parks and Recreation”, here are two clips explaining what the heck the title of this post is referring to. Not having a steady paycheck is of course one of the major downsides of starting your own company and/or being a writer. Your landlord doesn’t care if your latest script … Continue reading It’s Important To Treat. Yo. Self.
I’ve written about Wonderfool the spa and concept store before. One thing I really like about Wonderfool is how they highlight Iocal artisans. A few weeks ago there was an aperitivi at the store and several of the designers were there. I had a chance to speak with the très chic Daria Reina the Creative … Continue reading Io Adoro – Chez Dédé