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IMG_6905 I love reading blogs and shelter magazines with intricate recipes and beautiful photos of meals and desserts, lovingly prepared and I dream of the day where I can spend hours doing just that. But because my schedule is so limited, anything I make has to be easy and quick (and of course delicious otherwise the critics in my house wouldn't touch it and it would all be a big waste of time!) This recipe for apple crumb is simple, absolutely delicious and literally takes ten minutes to prepare with 30 minutes to bake. On this crisp, fall morning, my son is home from college for the first time and he will wake to the smell of fresh apple crumb hot from the oven.

How very appropriate October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as I recently shared that two of my family members, my mother-in-law and sister-in-law, were both diagnosed with breast cancer this year. They are both finished with treatment, are doing well and I am happy to...

Take a look how we repurposed a contemporary bedroom unit into a more transitional piece to accommodate Carole's new Master Bedroom in Manhasset. By pulling the existing pieces apart and adding molding, paint and hardware, we created a beautiful new piece that barely resembles the...

The 2nd annual IFDA NY Take a Seat charity auction event benefitting Habitat for Humanity took place at Room & Board in Soho last Thursday with a fabulous turn out of over 250 people thanks to the tireless efforts of Tamara Stephenson, Lisa Mc Mahon, Maureen Klein and the entire committee. Designer and tv personality Libby Langdon hosted the event with professional auctioneer Harrie E. Copeland III.  Guests bid on 28 one-of-a kind chairs created by leading designers and artisans to a high energy crowd. The entire team from NYC&G was in attendance and the CEO of Habitat for Humanity spoke about the organization.  Everything was beautiful - the chairs, the people and the venue! IMG_4703

My amazing two day design escapade: Design on a Dime, The Cloisters and Sleep No More Last fall, I was the lucky winner of the Weekend in Manhattan Grand Prize at the Voices Against Brain Cancer Walk. I decided to book the apartment during the week to easily attend some events taking place and to get a feel of city living on a weekday, as this is something my husband and I talk about frequently "when the kids are grown." IMG_3083