Archive for February, 2011

ESSENTIALS

Here are a few of my wardrobe essentials–things I can’t live without.  A great clutch and a great tote.  Clutch by Proenza Schouler, tote by Celine. Soft t-shirts like the ones by James Perse and J. Crew. I also really like this drapey tee from Target…maybe minus the little pocket. Great statement belts. A few [...]

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TINA CRAIG CLUTCH WALLETS

Tina Craig of BagSnob fame, has just launched her own namesake line of clutch wallets.  Totally gorgeous!  Designed to fit the bare essentials of what most women need in their wallet. Tina Craig clutch wallets–available at 4510 in Dallas.   in North Australian Porosus Crocodile and South African Ostrich with hand hammered quills.  They come in [...]

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OSCAR!

Wearing vintage 70′s Oscar de la Renta coat on one of our recent snow days.  Patent Bottega Veneta boots, vintage hat and glasses.  Sorry for the lack of posts lately, I took a few days off after our recent trip to Las Vegas and New York. I love the brocade trim on the pockets.

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A FEW SHOTS FROM VEGAS

Jane and I spent the last few days in Las Vegas.  We were there for the MAGIC show.  MAGIC is a huge trade show for the fashion industry–there is no sleight of hand involved.  The weather was sunny and gorgeous, and we got to spend an afternoon by the pool. Our favorite restaurant in the [...]

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MODERN LUXURY DALLAS BEST OF

Thank You Modern Luxury Dallas for voting Atlantis Home as one of the “best of” Dallas Style!!

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PEANUT BUTTER PECAN BISCOTTI

Carol made this delicious biscotti on one of our many recent snow days.  I think it lasted less than two hours.  We used the recipe that Joy the Baker had recently posted.  Carol and I love Joy the Baker–she’s smart, funny, and has very tasty recipes with great photography.  For the peanut butter pecan biscotti recipe–go [...]

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THRIFTY

I’m stressed this week.  Not sure why.  Maybe it’s the cold weather and snow or the upcoming trips to Vegas and NY.  Whatever the reason, when I’m stressed, I love to go to the thrift store.  The Salvation Army is my favorite.  There is something so relaxing about staring at piles of discarded junk–and always [...]

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FOUND

Ever since I saw this very same vintage brass ram’s head at the men’s department in Barney’s Dallas, I’ve been determined to find one for my own house.  (I am an aries after all.)  Found on eBay!!   I’ve been polishing for a week now, and still have more to go–now I just need to [...]

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SNOW DAY(S)

We have been snowed in all week here –it’s just been unbelievable!  I don’t ever remember having weather like this in Dallas!!  We are all worried about how the Super Bowl will turn out on Sunday.  What are the chances we would have this type of storm on the one weekend Dallas is hosting the [...]

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CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES

We’re on our third day of being snowed in here in Dallas.  Carol baked these great chocolate crinkle cookies.  They taste a little like a brownie bite, but not quite as sweet.  They’re very easy to make, and the ingredients are things you usually have on hand. CHOCOLATE CRINKLE COOKIES 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 [...]

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