Category Archives: Style

The Elegance of Restraint

The Elegance of Restraint

Click below if you prefer to listen.    After falling in love with the rich simplicity of French living, I’ve been on the path of “less but better” for many years now. “Less” requires restraint, and historically, I was not a gal who liked to have limits, which is what restraint comes down to. I… Continue Reading

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The #1 Thing Your Dreams Ask of You

The #1 Thing Your Dreams Ask of You

Click below if you prefer to listen. As you start to kick it into high gear to pursue your next BIG dream or goal, it’s super important that you understand what your dream is going to require of you. And what you think you’re going to need in order to make it happen, well… It’s… Continue Reading

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9 Ways to Frenchify Your Life

9 Ways to Frenchify Your Life

Click below if you prefer to listen. I must start out by telling you that I’m not French. And, I never will be. In fact, after many failed attempts at speaking French (along with my constant smiling, which confuses the French) I’m SO grateful for who I am. But, that doesn’t mean that I can’t… Continue Reading

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What a Missoni Dress Taught
Me About Suffering

What a Missoni Dress Taught Me About Suffering

Click below if you prefer to listen As I opened up my luggage after a trip to L.A., I was met with the strong scent of perfume. That’s when I saw it. My brand new coral and gold Missoni dress had two dark purple round stains about the size of softballs on the front. I’d… Continue Reading

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My Parisian Spiritual Search
for the “IT” Bag

My Parisian Spiritual Search for the “IT” Bag

Click below if you prefer to listen. Most people would not put the words “spiritual” and “handbag” in the same sentence. But, I’m not like most people. I’ve found God at Bergdorf’s. I’ve had a spiritual experience at the Ritz Carlton. And more recently, I had an awakening while on the search for the perfect… Continue Reading

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How an $8 Bouquet of Tulips Made Me Rich

How an $8 Bouquet of Tulips Made Me Rich

Click below if you prefer to listen. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” ~ Oscar Wilde I just finished arranging white tulips in a lovely crystal vase. Three arrangements, to be precise. Each week, I stop by the local grocery store or the farmer’s market to pick up three bouquets of flowers — one… Continue Reading

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