BRCA & the beach {Personal Reflections}

How are you? So sorry I cannot read all your lovely posts as I used to, but I tire easily nowas I journey with my BRCA2…

Personal Reflections: BRCA and Us

Lest you begin to imagine as you perusethis post that I am in any wayon a quest to glamorize,sensationalize,or humorize mycurrent hobbies of:doctor appointments and surgerieswith…

BRCA Update April 2013

This is our living room sofa (above). I love the Belgian styleand linen slipcover.At 8 feet long,it’s easy to getcomfy even withmultiple loungerslounging. We upgraded…

BRCA, Pink Slippers & Peace {March 2013}

Hello Lovely Studio If this is your first visit to the blog,oh mama, maybe scroll right by this.The archives have lots of fluff… ‘Cause it’s…

Personal Reflections: this is how love works

Sooooooo…posts demanding the most courage to press ‘publish’ generate the most heartfelt responses? Of course. Just when I fear I’m straying from the blog’s agenda, I…

Personal Reflections Feb 2013: waiting for WHAT’S NEXT {BRCA}

The snowglobe is back with a fury.It’s truly gorgeous, yet today it’s moodyinside the globe due to cabin fever andgrief I feel for my mom…

Personal Reflections January 2013: moments in arizona {BRCA}

My dad took this of me and my sisterswho gathered around my momwho is doing an amazing jobfighting disease withchemo and givingcancer a nicekickinthecrotch.* Here…

My Art: Tranquil abstracts, the desert, and dawn

I am headed to the desert in a few hours(not to dessert, half-asleep bloggy gorgeous friends)to comfort my mom for the next roundof chemo, and…

Personal Reflections: Grateful for you {part one}

The blog is almost 3 years old. A toddler. And potty-trained. Someone kindly smack me for choosing that unlovely analogy. I honestly never meant for anyone else…

My Trip to Paris: Renting a Paris Apartment from Haven …

I recently shared our stay at the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome,and today it’s all about the Paris apartmentlocated in the Latin quarter near Notre Damewe…

Interior Design Inspiration: Lesley Killoren

Sometimes things just click with kindred spirits, right? While swimming in the pool above, I made a new friend who is an interior designer with…

Hotel Decor Inspiration in Chicago: Camp Hello Lovely {Part 2}

Today I’m sharing a few more glimpses of our urban chic camping trip in Chi-town.Part 1 is here. Some particulars we loved about the Waldorf…