Shopping Smart

I don’t know an American woman who doesn’t love a good bargain.  Our tastes, budgets and personal aesthetics may vary, but as a rule, we tend to agree that it feels better to buy something beautiful at a steal. As much as I’d love to have a closet full of fabulous, expertly designed, meticulously crafted basics

Doffing the Late-Afternoon Routine

Summer.  The season of swimming pools and family vacations.  Of homework-free evenings, barbecues, late nights and later mornings.  It’s a time when kids and adults alike are permitted a chance to slow down. The break from homework, dance, school projects, the morning drop-off routine and the hamster wheel schedule we’re on during the school year is