Archive for the 'Places' Category



Minds Blown Over New “Palessi” Shoe Event

Published on November 28, 2018

Tweet Some days I have to drag out the old blog and give her a ride around the block. Today I’ve been shocked out of designing fabrics, writing and painting to weigh in on this story. As a blogger who has been privileged to receive invitations to amazing experiences and behind the scenes events, I’ve […]


Let the Mania Begin!

Published on September 25, 2018

Tweet View this post on Instagram Today is the first day I have done actual hand to paper artwork in so long! I had to do some housekeeping, literally and figuratively. The result is that I've appropriated more than half our living room for my art after ridding myself of any ephemera or projects that […]


2018 – It’s ON!

Published on February 8, 2018

Tweet My day every day since the strike of midnight December 31, 2017: work on the picture books! I have now completed the first and am nearly finished with the concepts and images for book two. My mother unearthed the book above and brought it to me because I NEEDED it to recall something that […]


“Beverly Hills Life” on the Beverly Hills Mom

Published on November 21, 2016

Tweet When I opened the large white envelope from my mailbox this morning, I wondered what was in it. It’s such a busy week – The Critter gets out of school early every day, I am finishing up the fall cleaning and purge for the holidays, reorganizing my work space to get started on two […]


Summer Goals Met: Art + Tech with KUBO and Splash & Bubbles

Published on September 16, 2016

Tweet We are already in school for a month, Labor Day has come and gone, but the fun memories linger on from what felt like a super lazy summer. I didn’t make The Critter do summer camp, but secretly made a pact with myself that we would do some fun, stealthily educational and creative things […]


HUGE Announcement! My Four Legged Baby Debuts at Woofstock 90210!

Published on February 23, 2016

Tweet UPDATE: Woofstock 90210 will now take place Sunday June 26th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM I have big news! I finished a project that I started a loooong time ago, and am so happy to share my excitement with y’all. I studied art for both of my degrees, and have steadily practiced painting […]


Golden Globe Memory at the Scout House (or, Only in Beverly Hills…)

Published on January 11, 2016

Tweet When your #scouthouse is a block from the @goldenglobes, & while @thecubscouts are getting a lesson on #bombdetection #hazmat & #arrests by the @lasdhq, & the @fbi who are guarding the area, #RebeccaEaton of #masterpiecetheatre (aka @downtonabbey_official) stops by to learn too 😀 #beverlyhillslife @pbs #pbsvips A photo posted by alexandra90210 (@alexandra90210) on Jan […]


Fall Kicks Off with “The Bar” and the SEC

Published on September 23, 2015

Tweet One of the things that I’ve always loved about Beverly Hills is that it’s not obsessed with football. I chose a husband for this reason – during the year of courtship well into the first years of our marriage, I was blessed to call back home and tell my friends who are football or […]


What I Did Over Summer Vacation

Published on September 9, 2015

Tweet In two days the Critter will have been back to school for an entire month, yet in my mind I cannot end summer until after Labor Day. We had exactly two months of summer this year and it just was not enough! It seems that it only just started, and now I’m reflecting upon […]


Remembering Katrina – Ten Years Later

Published on August 29, 2015

Tweet On this weekend in 2005, I had just met my husband. I had just started back up with a beloved client again to finish more of what we started. I also had just finished designing my mother’s new Gulf Coast house and was there in Gulfport, enjoying the sultry breezes, a few cocktails and […]