Denim is such a versatile, enduring fabric. It does double-duty for casual workdays and weekend wear, and it’s a year-round layering staple. When it’s a flattering cut and isn’t overly embellished or processed, denim staples have a good, long life. This weekend was sunny but chilly, so I sported a soft denim jacket over a cuffed shirt, skinny-leg cargo jeans, booties, and delicate jewelry pieces.
Looking for a light, summery-type meal that can make you momentarily forget that it’s still winter? This dish – a meaty crab cake crowning a simple and light salad – is temporary escape to an easy-breezy summer on Nantucket Island, with salty air, sandy wood benches, and easy laughter.
As the junction of 2012’s end 2013’s kick-off approaches, I’m occupied with equal parts of introspective reflection and imaginative potential of the future. … I find the year’s end to be good reason to summarize the prior year’s milestones and self-evolution, and setting future intentions based on the foundation laid.