Hearst Castle – A Must See

    While on vacation in Paso Robles, we made a visit to Hearst Castle, home of William Randolph Hearst in San Simeon. I  highly recommend visiting the castle.  Julia Morgan, the architect ... [Continue Reading]

Fav Design Shops in Los Angeles

I've been visiting LA this week and came across some great design shops: 1.  Mecox Gardens - Much like the its' sister shops, Mecox has great furniture pieces including R&Y Augousti and ... [Continue Reading]

Just Launched! New Product Offerings at Cheeky Living!

We're please to announce the new launch of products we've been working on at Cheeky Living: We've got  great rugged tote bags made from the finest South American Cowhide perfect for travel, ... [Continue Reading]

Hudson, New York – Best places to shop, eat and drink….

Many of my weekends are spent up near Hudson, New York.  I first started going to Hudson about 10 years ago on shopping trips to buy antiques and furnishings for clients.  Here's a list of my favorite ... [Continue Reading]

Buenos Aires – Best Restaurants

  Here is a list of restaurants that I always visit whenever I return to Buenos Aires.  (Not in any particular order)  Portenos tend to eat very late - usually they do not arrive until 11 pm, ... [Continue Reading]

Carini Lang Rugs

I had been out and about New York City a few weeks ago looking for rugs for a project I'm working on in Tribeca.  I visited several shops and ended up selecting a few pieces at my favorite rug source ... [Continue Reading]

A Wonderful Way To Attract Birds In Your Garden….

  While at the AOBA National Show in Cleveland, Ohio this past June I came across something I had never seen before - Beautiful nesting balls that provide soft, warm alpaca fiber as nesting ... [Continue Reading]

Upcoming Visit: Viceroy Palm Springs

  Kelly Wearstler has long been one of my favorite Interior Designers.  She has help define and taken the concept of Hollywood Regency Design to new levels.  I'm excited to be staying at the ... [Continue Reading]

Preview: New Line Of Scarves At Cheeky Living!

  Here is a preview of the fantastic new scarves we will be debuting at Cheeky Living in a few weeks.  We have been working with weavers in the Peruvian Andes to produce these beautiful ... [Continue Reading]

AOBA Show in Cleveland Ohio

I just returned from spending 5 days at the AOBA (Alpaca Owners Breeders Association) national show in Cleveland, Ohio.  Above is a photo from of an alpaca from Great Northern Ranch.  He has such a ... [Continue Reading]