A Little Bit of Heaven.

At the end of our grueling tour of flying every day into a new city and rushing to get presentable for the signings we treated ourselves to a night at what I now am calling “Disneyland for Adults”- the Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay.  I knew this place was beautiful from the website, but I had NO idea how incredible it actually would be. 24 hours was simply not enough, and we already are planning to return next year!

We spent hours sitting right here, glass of wine in hand listening to the waves crash while watching golfers choke on the 18th hole of the magnificent course (and once almost getting hit by a ball). I would be throwing clubs if I had to complete a putt in front of a crowd of onlookers.   It was such a spectacular vista to behold, truly, and the most relaxed I’ve been in months. No, YEARS.
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From the Someday Files…

While I was flying around the country I had the time to read ALL the magazines.  One that really paid of well was Coastal Living- especially this spread of a cool Hampton’s home where this amazing pink sofa lives a very happy life.  It got me thinking about how much I love a good pink English roll arm sofa.  I swear, someday I’ll have either an office or a den with one.

Against the deep grey walls it’s completely fetching.
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That’s A Wrap!

Last night we ended this grueling main leg of our tour in San Francisco at Pottery Barn on Chestnut Street.  Competing with the Giants playoff game was tough, but we still had a great turnout and it was a wonderful way to celebrate the end of what has been the most mind-blowing, humbling and inspiring experience for me. So first and foremost, thank you to everyone who came out- those who drove hours, waited in line and spent their hard earned money on books. THANK YOU.

Also it has to be said that single men MISSED OUT on a goldmine of gorgeous, smart, stylish women at all these signings I’ve had! Andrew noticed it at our first party in Boston and it held true through the tour! A great example from last night below :)

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Everything’s Bigger in Texas!

We landed yesterday morning at the airport after waking up at 4 a.m. for our flight and I literally became an amnesia patient… “Where are we?? What day is it??”  This has been a whirlwind, and while we are both exhausted, these parties have been magnificently energizing and inspiring for me.  Meeting so many of you and hearing about your lives really has lit a fire under my ass to re-commit to the blog in a big way once this is over.  Not that I’ve been uncommitted, but after almost 8 years of doing this the burnout is real (as you’ve seen lately with a lot of big time bloggers calling it quits).  But let me assure you, I’m not going anywhere. Especially after this experience!

I was excited not only to meet my Dallas readers, but also get to see Wisteria’s only store!  I order from them all the time for clients and myself- namely my new bedroom nightstands I adore- so to get to see ALL the goodies from them in person was awesome for me! What a gorgeous store!

First the outfit- since this was daytime in Texas I went a mix of fancy (the shoes), casual (the jeans and tank) and business (jacket and pearls). I look so damn tired and awkward here but whatevs.

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Jacket: Ann Taylor // Tank: Calypso // Jeans: J Brand // Pearl necklace: J.Crew // Amulet Pendant: Temple St. Clair (thanks Mom & Dad!) // Shoes:  Valentino // Bracelet: Banana Republic (best buy ever- looks so pricey- but 30% off today!) // Since someone had asked, my beloved curling iron is this one. Never leave home without it.