Month: September 2016
DANDELION CHOCOLATE SAN FRANCISCO

A Look Inside… Dandelion Chocolate

When you’re in San Francisco, you must stop by Dandelion Chocolate, my favorite chocolate factory and café. Their small batch approach to chocolate making is evident in each individually wrapped bar. And by the way, the paper is gorgeous! You’ll find cocoa beans from Trinidad to Liberia and beautifully…

KIDS FALL FASHION

Kids Fall Fashion

Fall is my favorite fashion season. I adore autumn colors, the rich textures, and layering styles needed for cooler climates. Now that summer is gone, you’ll find September issues of British Vogue and Nylon at my bedside along with all of T Magazine’s fall editions because I LOVE paper.…

Matilda Cambridge Theatre London

Roald Dahl: 100th Birthday

“If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.” – Roald Dahl One of the most beloved authors and a favorite in my kids’ school, Roald Dahl, turns 100! His first book dates as far back…

TOMS x Prabal Gurung

Prabal Gurung and TOMS Collaboration

TOMS x Prabal Gurung Black and Red Fair Isle Women’s PG Classics TOMS and fashion designer Prabal Gurung collaborate on a capsule collection that helps raise funds and awareness for the Shikshya Foundation Nepal, an organization that brings education to children in Nepal. Prabal’s home country…

A Head Full of Dreams, Coldplay

Alessia Cara and Bishop Briggs

#GirlPower Coldplay at Levi’s Stadium We took the kids to see the Coldplay concert last weekend. And while we were all truly dazzled in every way possible by the lights, sounds, fireworks, and balloons, my kids were gushing about the opening acts. Female vocalists Bishop Briggs…

Theo Jansen

Short Reads: Designers, Sculptures & Gummy Bears

Images: Theo Jansen, Skift, New York Times A short curated reading list for those moments of downtime in our busy family lives. Coming Back Home to Oscar de la Renta Love this New York Times article on two inspiring designers, who have emerged as the masterminds behind…