Vegas Baby!

By |November 7th, 2014|TRAVEL|

The Strip; a boa made out of "money" on Halloween; wearing a vintage Versace jumper that was my mother's with my partner in crime, Hayden; at the show; and the stage.  I never hoped, dreamed or even contemplated 3 nights in Vegas.  24 hours has always been my preference with 36 hours being my max. ...



By |October 10th, 2014|RETREATS, TRAVEL|

Getting things all ready for our Wild Precious Life Retreat that kicks off this eve in Aspen!  Wish you were here?  Join us on our next adventure.  Aspen retreatees can't wait to see you all this evening at the Little Nell! Keep up with us on Facebook!  Like us here. xoxo

Indian Summer and Hello to Fall in New England!

By |September 12th, 2014|TRAVEL|

Hello friends and happy Fall!  We have been soaking up the start of Fall and a lovely Indian Summer on the East coast...  with a very lousy internet connection hence our hiatus in blogging.  We promise to return to the blogging forefront with gusto shortly!!  Until then, enjoy September!  We love you! Oh, and sign ...


Our ASPEN Retreat is open for business!

By |August 4th, 2014|RETREATS, TRAVEL|

We would love to invite all of our (female!) readers to our Fall Retreat at the Little Nell in Aspen, Colorado this October!  Fall is the season to harness and harvest the abundance of Summer by seeing projects through to completion and organizing to celebrate the year's end.  With the falling leaves it is also ...


The Ojai Retreat Round Up!

By |July 28th, 2014|RETREATS, TRAVEL|

We are still basking in the radiance that was created and stoked last week on our Wild Precious Life Retreat at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa!  Joined by nine incredible women, we were a group of 13 with our two leaders Naada and Gianna.  This felt lucky indeed as we were both born on ...


Retreating in Ojai!

By |July 21st, 2014|RETREATS, TRAVEL|

And so it begins... Our Wild Precious Life retreat at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa! The Summer Day by Mary Oliver Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean-- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who ...


Lu’s NYC Drinking & Dining Hot Sheet

By |July 18th, 2014|EAT & DRINK, TRAVEL|

Some recent highlights from the city that never sleeps! The Nomad - Flatiron District Photo Credit: NY Times The Nomad lived up to the buzz and even exceeded my expectations. I missed tasting the famed chicken, but indulged in sampling a decadent feast: Fruits De Mer "Le Grand Plateau," Strawberry salad with cucumber, ...


What to Pack for a Retreat at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa!

By |July 14th, 2014|RETREATS, TRAVEL|

Big Star Alex cutoffs in white, $76;  Madewell Lapis Amulet necklace, $58, Calypso St. Barth tank, $99; Biltmore panama hat, $58; palo santo bark; Mara Hoffman Jungle trip bikini, $230; the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa; Bamboula straw bag, $78; Madewell beaded bracelet, $9.50; do Terra Wild Orange essential oil, $11.55; Loeffler Randall Starla sandals, ...


Paris with a Baby!

By |July 7th, 2014|KIDS, TRAVEL|

We returned not too long ago from a fantastic family trip to France.  Napper and I hemmed and hawed over the concept of the long (and expensive) flights, the jet lag, and if the whole adventure would be more fun than aggravation with a ten month old baby.  We finally just pulled the trigger and ...


Flying with a Baby!

By |July 2nd, 2014|KIDS, TRAVEL|

Cotton sleep sack by giggle, $29; Monkey Wubbanub pacifier, $12.95; and Dario the Dinosaur musical stuffed animal (his favorite!), $32. We just got back from a three week trip with Baby Ever.  First to NYC for a week and then on to Paris and Provence for two weeks.  That means: one 5.5 hour flight to ...