Hotel and Dining Guide to Palm Springs

Part of what I love most about Palm Springs is that it is like no where else in the world. It feels like you are stepping back in time, where Old Hollywood glamour exists, and where you can find both casual desert vibes and upscale luxury coexisting. I was fortunate enough to visit in the … Continue reading Hotel and Dining Guide to Palm Springs

That Pink Door and the Party Lions in Flamingo

One of the things that I was most excited to see in Palm Springs was the stunning architecture and particularly the doors.¬†As the owner of a townhome with a strict HOA, the idea of these stunning entranceways was something I have long had on my bucket list.   On this visit, it got dark very … Continue reading That Pink Door and the Party Lions in Flamingo

New Year, New Adventures, and a trip to Salvation Mountain

Hi everyone! As I kick of the new year, you'll be seeing some changes to the blog: all for the better. Expect a new layout, and new web design to come in the next month or so. Also, from a content perspective, my life has changed rather radically in terms of my job, so I … Continue reading New Year, New Adventures, and a trip to Salvation Mountain

Year in Review

2017 was a roller coaster year. I'm going to focus on the positives, and I thought I would share my year in review!     I officially made Seersucker Optional a public blog, instead of just the personal ramblings that I've been posting since 2015. This was a huge commitment, and especially in the last … Continue reading Year in Review

Holiday Cheer

We had a wonderful holiday at home with family. Because my schedule is so bananas, I have only been home once or twice this year... even missing Thanksgiving. Getting to spend the weekend with my parents, brother, Nate, and the pups, was such a gift. I got to visit with my cousin Katie and her … Continue reading Holiday Cheer

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

The letters to Santa are sent, the tree is trimmed, and the presents are wrapped! Nate and I stopped by the Palace Hotel in NYC to take our annual holiday photos and now we're down in NJ with the family for Christmas. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our family to yours! … Continue reading May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

Tulle Skirting Around LA

When I saw that J.Crew had created their Ready to Party collection, I was pretty excited. When I saw that they had added tulle ball gown skirts to it, I was both elated and everrrrr so slightly skeptical. On what occasion would one wear a pink tulle ball gown? The answer I realized was EVERYDAY. … Continue reading Tulle Skirting Around LA