Archive for March 2011

Handkerchief Doll

Handkerchief Doll
My darling friend Whitney recently moved away to London with her lovely husband Ian. I miss them dearly, but luckily get to keep up with her not only via email but through her blog, A Postcard From…. She recently sent me the most lovely surprise in the mail…this adorable handkerchief “doll” from Liberty of London,... Read more »

Dinner Party Recap

Last Sunday I got together with some old friends to catch up over dinner. Sure we could have chosen a restaurant or caught up over cocktails at a local bar or lounge…but what’s better than an intimate dinner party?! Hosted by the fabulous Matt and Ryan (and also attended by the equally fabulous Liz), our... Read more »

The Art of the Handshake

I am a big fan of the handshake. Whether in business or social settings, a handshake upon introduction is a must (unless of course it is a closer friend and in that case, hugs and kisses all around!!!). I was recently catching up with my mother and she told me a story that inspired this... Read more »

Spring Cleaning Tips & Trickniques

Greetings Single Working Housewives! I can’t even begin to tell you how thrilled I am to be joining the poised team of SWH contributors as The Junior Single Working Housewife. Where to begin? I thought to myself as I logged on this AM with my cup of Starbuck’s VIA in hand. Instantly (pun intended), the... Read more »

Dining Out: Paris Club

I recently had the pleasure of dining at the newly opened River North restaurant, Paris Club, and I must say…I was very impressed. Run by RJ and Jerrod Melman (the brothers behind the nearby Hub51) and acclaimed chef Jean Joho this French eatery offers both small plates and more traditional entrees. You can expect to... Read more »

Napa Inspiration: Custom Blended Wine

A glorious Springlike day in Napa.
Recently, I took a trip to San Francisco to visit my fabulous cousin Sarah. While it was only a short weekend getaway, it was a perfect escape from reality and would not have been complete without making the short drive up to Napa Valley. We tasted some amazing wine in perfect Spring weather (see the... Read more »

Introducing Marcia Callaghan: the Junior Single Working Housewife

Hello readers! I know I have been quiet for what feels like ages but I promise you all sorts of great content is coming your way. I wanted to introduce to you our latest SWH contributor, Marcia Callaghan! I have known Marcia for years and believe me, she may be called the JUNIOR Single Working... Read more »