Thursday, 24 March 2011


{ photographs from Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts }

It's almost April and officially Spring. Yet last night we were walking (more like slipping) through a snow/sleet/hail and lightening storm. I think I'll just close my eyes and imagine being at Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts in the Maldives.

Sunday, 20 March 2011

Inspiration: Dining Design

Some inspirational dining designs from DIFFA Dining By Design NY at the Architectural Digest Home Show today (too bad I didn't have my good camera and it was dark, but you get the idea).

Thursday, 17 March 2011

Welcome Spring!

Spring Chicken & Vegetable Soup

{ Photograph from Women's Day }

    • 3 cups chicken broth
    • 3 Tbsp orzo 
    • 11/2 cups sliced baby or small zucchini 
    • 4 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green parts separated
    • 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced (pre-cook in frying pan ~ 1 min.)
    • 1/2 cup frozen peas
    • 1 Tbsp each lemon juice and snipped dill

    1. Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir in orzo; boil 9 minutes or until almost tender.

    2. Stir in squash and white part of scallions; cook 1 minute. Add chicken and peas; reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, 1 minute or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables and orzo are tender.

    3. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice, dill and scallion greens.
Basic recipe from Women's Day.

Alphabet Charm Bracelet

{ adorable. Gorjana. }

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Pink Ballerina

Pink Ballerina
Antik Batik pleated dress
149 GBP -

Acne pink dress
205 GBP -

$38 -

Metallic leather bag
$4,085 -

Lionette stone necklace
$125 -

Charlotte Russe pink cocktail ring
$6.50 -

Sunglasses vintage style sunglass
98 GBP -

Tuesday, 15 March 2011


This is pretty awesome. From Loaded Trunk.

Saturday, 5 March 2011


Max & Chloe: Zoe Chicco Rose Gold and Diamond Monogrammed Oval Necklace }