"In our continued efforts to inspire holiday sides we have Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Thyme. As children, brussels get a bad rap. Every cartoon and television program show children pushing the delectable little cabbages to the dog or simply turning their noses up without even trying them. Truth be told: it wasn’t until [...]
Two weeks ago, the husband and I wandered up to the light-flooded third story of the mansion at Antrim 1844. To say that the light married with the acid turquoise wallpaper luminated the third floor would be an understatement. Sidebar: The owner of Antrim 1844, Dort, applied all of the wallpaper on her own. How [...]
The Loys Station Covered Bridge is wood covered bridge in Thurmont, Maryland. Like its nearby (and I like to imagine) sister bridge, the Roddy Road Covered Bridge, the Loys Station Covered Bridge is a king post wood covered bridge which was also a subject of an "incident" with a large truck, leading to a rehabilitation [...]
Two weeks ago, the husband and I spent two nights at Antrim 1844. It was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone traveling through Maryland, visiting Gettysburg, or looking for a heritage tourism experience. I decided to publish an additional post about the dining experiences because they were just that phenomenal. I would [...]
While Nan Kempner is largely known for her style and taste, did you know that she was quite the influencer philanthropist? I once read they she raised millions upon millions for an NYC hospital. I cannot decide which is more impressive: her philanthropy work or that she only missed one YSL show ever.
This past summer, I breathlessly wrote about coveting certain items in the Goop x Lilly Pulitzer collaboration. Initially not at all on my radar until the collection dropped, it was a pleasant surprise, punctuating the day before I left for my July Fourth holiday. Lilly Pulitzer kills it at the collaboration game. Lilly x Pottery [...]