Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

October 23, 2016

Sometimes, a mishap can lead to a delicious result.  When I started creating this treat, I was definitely craving pumpkin but I had also planned on mixing in peanut butter.  The only problem: I could not — with all of my might — open the darn jar! Seriously, could not open it. Ugh. Luckily, I had a jar of pumpkin butter (that I could actually open) in the pantry that would have to do as a substitute. With a late summer in…

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Design Home Tours

Home Tour: The Unexpected in a Colonial Home

 I was speaking with a friend recently who moved into her new place in LA; she had been experimenting with accessories, color, and furnishings. Through it all, she said she really struggled and didn’t enjoy the process.  I explained that discovering those perfect pieces,…

October 17, 2016
My Clickable Sunday

My Clickable Sunday

I don’t know about you, but during the cooler months, my clothing style completely transitions. All I want is to wear are outfits that make me feel like I fell out of a Ralph Lauren catalog, aka everything equestrian. Every year, without fail, this…

October 16, 2016
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Scenes From The Week

This week has been one of those fast moving, fly by the seat of your pants kind of weeks. That said, last weekend was so fun and relaxing that it got me ready for the days that lay ahead. From watching the Blue Angels…

October 14, 2016
Lifestyle My Clickable Sunday

My Clickable Sunday

Seasons definitely affect my color choices in my own home and even in my choice of clothing. If you have been reading My Manicured Life for a while, you know I believe that your clothing and your interior design choices go hand in hand. When…

October 9, 2016
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Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Scenes From The Week

With our first proper week back in San Francisco after returning from our honeymoon we are hitting the ground running. While the wedding and our relaxing honeymoon are over, it feels good to be back in our lovely city and settling back into our…

October 7, 2016
Home Tours

Home Tour: Playful on Martha’s Vineyard

A house is never a home until one injects their personality into it. And this week’s home tour is sure to  capture your heart right away; it combines the cool and calm factor with a playful side.  Sure it’s got views of the water,…

October 6, 2016
Lifestyle Scenes From The Week

Taking Time and Virtual Hugs

Wedding blues haven’t exactly set in for us now that our big day has come and gone; don’t get me wrong – it was beyond lovely, and we consider ourselves extremely lucky to have not only found one another but to have had our wedding…

October 2, 2016