The Fabulous Island of Capri on the Amalfi Coast — Deborah J. Brasket

We spent several days on the fabled Island of Capri during our 30-day whirlwind trip to Europe last summer. It lies along Italy’s gorgeous Amalfi Coast, which I wrote about not too long ago. While fantastically beautiful, Capri seemed a little too polished and glitzy for my taste. Especially when compared with the old world […]…

Tennis Jewelry Anyone? A great line to check out…

For those shoppers who love jewelry and tennis have I got a great find for you! Love by Hazel is a unique jewelry line featuring sterling silver, gold and platinum with the theme of tennis.  Hazel’s story as she tells it on her website: She was obsessed with Tennis.  It started at an early age and…

A Visit to New Orleans

Last week I was lucky to be able to attend a conference in New Orleans. I managed to have a little free time to explore this wonderful city. While shopping when I travel, I avoid the tourist traps and try to discover the little guy and shop local. My first find: Fleur D’Orleans. A wonderful…

Top Five Things to do in Montreal

As a belated birthday present to myself, I planned a solo trip to Montreal in mid October. I had never been to Canada, and read extensively online about the museums, food, and culture before my trip. My weekend getaway was everything I had hoped for, and after experiencing things first hand I came up with…

Explore the USTA National Tennis Campus

For those of you who don’t know, the true tennis center of the United States is in Orlando Florida. If you are a tennis player, you must go to the brand new USTA National Tennis Campus located in Lake Nona, Florida just outside of Orlando. Featuring 100 fully lit courts, with 2 championship courts, and 84…

Unique Holiday Gifts at Great Prices!

Shopping for the holidays is never easy. What to buy for everyone on your gift list? I usually start early to check everyone off my list and not forget anyone! There are some fantastic, unique and cost effective gifts currently on sale at great online retailers, including Mark & Graham and Pottery Barn.  From women…