Shopping for a Cause

On Thursday, I hosted an event at the newest Calypso St. Barth boutique in Bethesda with a portion of the proceeds from the night going to support United Way's initiatives in Central Maryland.  I support the United Way on both a global and regional level and got great satisfaction out of knowing that the money raised would benefit those locally. Read on...

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Bye-Bye July

Now the tide has officially turned and summer  is officially 2/3 over with 1/3 remaining.  The winter months never go by as quickly as the summer months, do they? Here's what July looked like for me and what August has to hold.

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Beach Trip :: What's in My Bag

This week, our family is at the beach for a vacation, but not just our immediate family -- our extended family, which includes mom, sister, niece, nephew, aunts, uncle and cousins.  We re-initiated the tradition last year after a two-decade hiatus (Below is the photo from our trip 20 years ago). We arrived yesterday and used the day to unpack and settle in, so today we're ready to hit the beach today, full of eagerness and excitement!

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