Honoring Author-Alexander McCall Smith

  Many years ago I read a book called The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. The novel was set in Botswana and had a really big impact on me because I found the characters to be so genuine and so authentic that I felt very connected to them and absolutely adored…

Welcome to the 2017 Makeup Show NYC

Covering The Makeup Show NYC is one of my most favorite events to cover and this year did not disappoint… So my first stop was meeting Dani Fonseca (the blond who is painting!) who loves to teach air brushing but most of all whose main passion is supporting the creative artist. You can find Dani…

What’s Your Favorite Hummus?

So when I discovered that May 13th, was National Hummus Day, I realized that I have only recently tried Hummus and so I wanted to find out more about it.  So what I learned interestingly enough was that the celebration of Hummus is pretty much a new holiday.  That in 2012, a young entrepreneur named…

Bottomless Closet Helps Women Succeed

Tom Peters said, “Celebrate what you want to see more of.”  For the clients of Bottomless Closet not only do they see themselves dressed and ready to go for that job interview and get that job but they also see themselves as worthy human beings getting the coaching and support that they need to make their…

Beauty and The Beast in Live Time

That’s right. The other evening I attend an event called Bonnet Bash 2017: Beauties and Beasts. So what’s a gal to do for a costume. Hmmm… I decided to be The Beauty of Peace. I’m so whatever, whatever, whatever about what happened in Syria this past week and in the general political state of the…

A New York City- Wine and Chocolate Bar

So the other day it was pouring cats and dogs but after a day of working in the house I decided to meet some friends at Ayza which is a wine and chocolate bar and which is located at 11 West 31st St. Now this is an image of the outside of the restaurant that…

April Celebrates Licorice and Zucchini Bread

So my sister really loves licorice and when I saw that April 12th was National Licorice Day I decided to do some research to find out more about the confectionary treat. So here’s what I found out: l.  Licorice is a confection flavored with the extract from the root (who knewLol!) of the licorice plant.…

American Friends of Museums in Israel Hosts Spring Fete Fundraiser

The mission of The American Friends of Museums in Israel is to recognize, promote and honor its outstanding partner museums in Israel by providing exhibitions, programs, projects and financial support through the generosity of its donors.  In addition, American Friends of Museums in Israel also offers heightened visibility for its partner museums which are located…

Rum Raisin Carrot Cake in a Bird’s Nest

OK. I must admit that the title of this blog post names the dessert that I had the other night at Park Avenue Winter (originally named Park Avenue Spring which is  located at 360 Park Avenue South as you can see in the photo below) because the presentation of the dessert (which I’ll talk more…

Global Dandiness Abounds!

The other evening I went to a book signing for the book We are Dandy: The Local Gentleman Around the World. Photographers Rose Callahan and writer National Adams wrote this book as a dedication to an international survey of the very large global dandy community as found on most continents. I learned that around the…