Author Archives: Emmanuelle

boston on my mind

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing, a horrific and heartbreaking day in the city so many of us call home and for all involved in the events around the marathon.  There have been so many wonderful … Continue reading

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planning easter lunch

It dawned on me this weekend that Easter is this upcoming Sunday.  While I am looking forward to hosting my family for Easter lunch, I also realized, I need to finalize my menu and décor!  Last night I sketched out … Continue reading

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a novel idea

Recently HBO hosted a launch party to celebrate the third season of television show VEEP.  For the upcoming season there is a plot line where Julia Louis-Dreyfuss’s character has written a book, and according to BizBash, there will be several … Continue reading

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book love: an invitation to the garden

With a hint of warmer weather this weekend I was inspired by this lovely new book released by Rizolli last month,  An Invitation to the Garden, written by textile designer Michael Devine.  In this book Michael Devine shares the magic of … Continue reading

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an icon’s treasures

So today there is a really exciting sale happening on One King’s Lane.  Iris Apfel who is a legendary decorator has decided to clean out her warehouse and sell some of her amazing pieces of furniture and fashion {800 pieces … Continue reading

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a few of my favorite things | april

Happy April 1st! A new month, and a new season – Spring.  This means opportunity and newness are in-store for all of us {such a wonderful feeling}.  I have to say I am happy to see April.   You can … Continue reading

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garden to garment

For those of you that live in a climate where you have gardens all year round – I envy you.  This is the time of year in Boston where things start to bloom, and it is quite lovely.  Our seasons … Continue reading

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table loveliness

While spring is not quite yet in the air in Boston from a weather standpoint, I think mentally we are all there!!  I came across this stunning tabletop designed by fashion designer,  Carolina Herrera for Bride’s magazine, and love the … Continue reading

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an easter lunch

In lieu of an impending snow storm predicted to hit Boston this week, I plan to focus my free time & energy on concepting my upcoming Easter table and menu.  I am hosting again this year and looking forward to … Continue reading

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signs of spring

Happy spring and happy Friday!!  I always find  Spring to be a time of transformation and rejuvenation to shed the heaviness of winter. Spring also brings all sorts of other wonderful thing such as beautiful blooms, color on our trees, al … Continue reading

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