NOOKU 
MILKSHAKE

 Combine all ingredients in blender.  Blend on high for 30 seconds or until smooth  Pour into a tall glass and garnish with whipped cream, chocolate & decorative straws. Enjoy! 

WHO ARE YOU

Where did you grow up?  I grew up in Rye Brook, New York. A wonderful suburb about 20 miles outside New York City.

Current Mood

Be A Good Person is a brand with a pretty clear message. As they say on their website, “We believe that positive change truly starts with within ourselves, one person at a time.” Julian Donaldson, co-founder of Be A Good Person, is sharing the team’s inspiration shelf with us. On the shelf are past and present items that they’ve had…

WHO ARE YOU?

I am a bit of a globe trotter. I was born in Manhattan to German parents on a visit from Germany and then spent the next 15 years in Munich. We then moved to Singapore where I graduated from College, followed by two years in London. I returned to the States in 1985 and spent time in Little Rock, NYC,…

Winter FOREST

Food-Inspired Home Decor

Do Just One Thing (or Five)

Giving back to the community can have a lasting effect on both the giver and the receiver. And kids and teens can offer just as much heart as a grown up! Here are five incredible ways younger generations can lean in to help our surrounding communities thrive.


Joe’s 2016 Design Picks

"This year we are loving crisp white spaces warmed by gleaming accents of brass and copper balanced against cool contrasts of indigo, ink brushwork and black burnt wood. In this collection, many elements hail from Japan. The look is natural, artistic and modern with a touch of high style and the relaxed spirit of Zen.” - Joe McGuire

Do Just One Thing

In honor of the "Dog Days of Summer" issue we teamed up with Maxfund no-kill animal shelter and adoption center to share how you can help dogs and cats in need in our community. Maxfund's mission is to give all cats and dogs that come through the doors, whether they are injured, sick, abandoned, or abused, a second chance at…

A Mother/Daughter’s Summer Smitten List

Clyfford Still Museum—If you haven’t been, go! Even if this is not your preferred art style, everyone needs to go to this museum. It is not often you get to see one artist’s life’s work all in one location.

Sweet & Sauer’s Favorite Things

I absolutely love avocado toast. It's my favorite thing for breakfast or a snack. I love all the variations!

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Ebay floor lamp from China - it's a sculptural light. Angelus wine from Bordeaux - Lick my lips and smile. Mascarello Barolo - W-O-W. Dale Chihuly glass artist - Things of beauty make me stop, look and realize I have appreciation and no talent.

Pantone Color of the Year Picks

1. Hable for Hickory Chair 2. Sara Robichaud A Moment and Chromatic Dissonance 3. Big Chill Retro Oven 4. The Tole Tend Semi Flush by Coleen and Company

IN THE CELLAR OF…

Who: Clif Louis Where: The Vineyard Wine Shop VineyardWineShop.com Favorite Region for wine? Bordeaux