Sartorial Sustainability Sunday: Michelle Valtas, @Mvaltas

last Sartorial Sustainability Sunday... This week I am excited to introduce Michelle Valtas. I initially connected with Michelle when I discovered her tweets about paring down. I am always impressed with anyone who pursues a more minimal lifestyle. In the effort of wanting to clear out my own clutter, I wanted to chat with someone [...]

Spring Salad with Young Beets, Haricot Vert, and Goat Cheese // @2souschefs

Spring Salad with Young Beets, Haricot Vert, and Goat Cheese // @2souschefs

"The spring equinox may have come and gone, but Mother Nature still has the majority of the country thinking the warmer weather is still be months away; however, the longer days have us chomping at the bit for spring ingredients. Very soon restaurant menus will be filled with dishes containing ramps, morels, fava beans, and [...]

Pack a Bag: Airlie, Part II

Pack a Bag: Airlie, Part II

read part I here... One of the strongest green initiatives of Airlie is the property's approach to sustainable agriculture. Not only is there on-site farm land but there is also a community garden. Inviting and integrating Airlie guests as well as locals, into the agriculture component not only facilitates time in the outdoors but also promotes healthy [...]

sīrsakar 2019

Within the last two weeks, retailers have released seersucker styles. I do not know about you, but this is the only evidence I need that spring is about to turn and after a long winter spent wearing black opaque tights, we can sport the seasonal summer fabric. I wrote about Capitol Hill's seersucker Thursdays last [...]

Throwing Shade

Who else keeps their sunglasses in the cases in which they were purchased? That was me too, up until a year ago. While it is a respectable method of storage, it is not the optimum method of storage. How many times have you completely forgotten about owning a pair of boss sunglasses, but due to [...]