The Pearl, Jackson Hole, WY.
That’s me on the lower left, swimming in the pool!
Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa - Conca dei Marini, Italy
Located on the beautiful Amalfi Coast, Monastero Santa Rosa is a luxurious boutique hotel offering 20 rooms and suites, truly amazing gardens, a sunset terrace with breathtaking views stretching from Amalfi to Positano, a large infinity pool sculpted into the cliffs and many other features that will make your stay here an unforgettable experience.
I know it’s only October, and still 90 degrees out, but I just couldn’t wait to start using my holiday mugs from West Elm. That, and all of my Starbucks ones were in the dishwasher.
The August issue of InStyle has a Southern cooking/entertaining menu, courtesy of Hugh Acheson, that I thought would be fun to make for my mom’s birthday dinner last night. Everything was surprisingly simple to execute, but deceptively long to prepare. All in all, the food had great flavors though and was perfect for a summer evening.
Watermelon salad with feta, arugula, and serrano chile vinaigrette. Well, technically it was a habanero chili vinaigrette because Whole Foods mislabeled their chilies…and I clearly don’t know my vegetables. They also sold me a seeded watermelon when I thought I was getting seedless, so…