My Thoughts This Morning…

I woke up this morning with thoughts of only one thing: Notre-Dame de Paris in the aftermath of the tragic destruction. A monumental house of worship for Christians, and a historical force which has brought millions of visitors each year to see first-hand how a structure that stood durable for over 800 years could have […]

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Travel: Where To Go In April Past Paris

You know, in January I always tell myself – to take a break from travel and simply enjoy the finer things at home. After all I live in an amazing city and there is much to see and do here – errr, within 100 miles or so. But February rolls around, and I get that […]

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Lifestyle: Visual Therapy Kind of Friday

I came up for air just a few minutes just now  to share what I call visual therapy with everyone stressing today over this and that.  Life is short and believe me it can get shorter if you allow stress to win.  You bet there is a link to this ROSY Ice Cream     {source […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Sticky Korean Chicken

It is Friday. I’ve managed to complete most everything on my to-do list this week, leaving (intentionally) a few minor items for next week – in an effort to lessen the anxiety I feel when I think I must do more and then some more. One of those things was that  I finished watching Amazon […]

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January Films To Help Kick Start Your New Year Goals

While on a ten-hour flight to and from England last month, I had ample time to see eight films on the plane. Some were repeat, but overall I felt I had a selection of films worthy of mentioning here. The interesting thing about movies, is that, although they claim to be fiction, but really borderline […]

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Decor: Chanel’s New Flagship Store – Manhattan

In light of the fact, a few department stores are either closing down or renovating and reinventing themselves here in northern California to remain key players in this day and age of online shopping, I have to applaud Chanel’s newly designed flagship store in Manhattan. The very idea of a modern chic decor approach, which […]

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Travel: Best Bakeries in Paris

I have a very deep-rooted connection to France – and in the past have very seriously considered relocating there – using the reason that I need to get to know family on my father’s side spread across the country.  But really – it’s because I feel that I have lived a past life in Paris. […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – Four Seasons George V – Paris, France

Treat yourself, at the very least, the off seasons to a few nights stay in this fascinating property, to achieve the level of pampering you are worthy off – I usually tell family and friends who plan their first trip to Paris. But then again, repeat travelers are also welcome :).

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Would You Do The Color Pink?

Millennial and the color pink go hand in hand according to everyone –  but I have to admit that I have always appreciated the color in the classic, pastel shade or those bearing a rosy hue, or a soft peach blend. Pink is classic, timeless, and women of all ages should own at least one […]

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