Dominican Republic Travel Diary

February 5, 2015 Travel
Dominican Republic Travel Diary -

A few weeks ago in a moment of spontaneity, I decided I needed a vacation so I booked a flight to the Dominican Republic and three days later I was off! I chose DR because I wanted to go somewhere that was no more than a 4 hour nonstop flight from New York and where I could get a great rate at a great hotel that wasn’t too remote. I went alone with absolutely no agenda and spent five …

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Bicycle Dreaming

July 2, 2014 Lifestyle

I’m totally loving this image shot by famed photographer Bruce Weber in my hometown of Detroit! The image is part of a series commissioned by Shinola to capture the spirt of the Motor City and stars supermodel Carolyn Murphy with a group of stylish locals riding out on their colorful Shinola bikes - my latest obsession! I’m totally loving Shinola’s Bixby bicycle. Like all Shinol …

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The Best Eco Friendly Cleaning Products for Your Home

April 22, 2014 House Keeping
Best Eco Friendly Cleaning Products So Haute-2

At home I try to live a mostly all-natural lifestyle which applies to everything from the foods I eat to the products I use to clean my home. So many conventional cleaning products are filled with toxic chemicals that can be harmful to your health and the environment, so I feel that using products that are more earth friendly is just one tiny way I can make a more positive impact. Of cou …

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Cuteness Alert!: H&M’s Halloween Collection for Kids

October 22, 2013 Lifestyle
H&M All For Kids Halloween Collection

Halloween is quickly approaching and while I’m not usually one for playing dress up, I couldn’t resist sharing these adorable pictures of H&M’s All for Children Collection of Halloween costumes for kids! The looks are all inspired by an 18th century masquerade ball so you can dress your kiddo as a plundering pirate, a hooded batman, a mini Marie Antoinette, a little mermaid and more …

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Haute Hotel: Amanyara

September 21, 2012 Travel
Amanyara Aerial View

We’re in the last dog days of summer and now that the weather is starting to cool I’m already longing for a warm beach getaway! One of my favorite warm weather destinations is Turks & Caicos where there’s plenty of sunshine, white sandy beaches and the most beautiful, clear turquoise water I’ve ever seen. When I visited in the Winter of 2010 I stayed at a luxury resort called Amanyar …

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I Want to Go Here: Hotel Iturregi in Basque Country, Spain

July 25, 2012 Travel

Street style fashion blogger Vanessa Jackman recently posted a recap of her trip to Spain and I was captivated by these images of the Hotel Iturregi where she stayed. Located in Basque Country, a scenic region of Northern Spain bordering France with beautiful rolling landscapes, vineyards, wineries and some of the best food in the world, Hotel Iturregi features just 8 well-appointed roo …

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