The summer in New York was particularly hot and muggy that year. I was exhausted visiting apartments. The kids were with their grand-parents in France, John was in Dubai and would soon join me. We wanted to buy property in the US. The plan was for me to see as many places as possible before … More The Duplex
Recently, I was honored to be invited to the Second Annual Fundraising Book Signing for the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, in New York. We were six authors, presenting our book and reading excerpts, signing copies and meeting readers. All proceeds will go to help a maternity care in Senegal and a day care center … More The Joy of Giving Back
I am happy to announce I have been invited to a fundraising event, in Manhattan, in June. Stay tuned!
I was walking back home from work the other evening when I noticed a small shop on Lexington Avenue I had never seen before. I stepped in and discovered a thrift store, selling good quality clothes, accessories and home décor at unbeatable prices. I started the hunt. I first went through the tops, skirts and … More Thrifting in New York City
A few weeks ago, my husband and I were walking back from Chelsea Market towards the subway station on 23rd street, when we passed this ordinary-looking building: There was nothing particular about the building itself, but then I looked up and saw the sign Historic Guesthouse. My curiosity was immediately piqued. We walked in and … More Hidden Gems in New York (part 1): The Leo House