The Morgan Library

Tucked into the quiet corner of 36th & Madison is a beautiful stonework building & a relatively nondescript brownstone with a big secret. Inside is the soaring, opulent, private library of financier of J.P. Morgan. The Morgan Library & Museum is filled with his historic collection of books & manuscripts – the building is simply magnificent. […]

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Hotel Review: The Renwick Hotel

We’ve been to New York City so many times that it’s easy to fall into a pattern of staying at hotels that are familiar & comfortable. But sometimes a new property pops up that almost demands a stay. The Renwick Hotel opened their doors in November in a soft opening &, given that it’s in […]

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Hotel Review: Saddlebrook Resort

Growing up in the middle of the orange groves northwest of Tampa, I was always intrigued by a seemingly magical place, hidden behind lush landscaping – an oasis in the middle of, well, nothing. Turns out there was some magic going on behind those Saddlebrook gates – at the time, tennis star Pete Sampras was […]

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Best of 2015

How is the year almost over? No, seriously, I have no idea how 12 months could go by so quickly. I feel like I say that every year, but this year has flown by especially quickly! It has been an incredibly full year for us: two trips to Europe, gut renovating almost our entire house, […]

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Christmas at the White House

Earlier this week, we were fortunate enough to be invited to tour the White House. A good friend is a reporter in the White House Press Corp & each year members of the media are able to tour the White House all decked out for the holidays with their friends & family. This is the fourth […]

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31 Tips for a Great Trip to London

1. The Heathrow Express is awesome. I wish every city had a clean express train from the international airport straight into the city center. They also now offer discounted tickets if you book in advance, so go ahead & book as soon as your plane reservations are made. Oh & don’t be confused like I […]

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