Monthly Archives: September 2018

Snapshots from Bavaria, The Austrian Lake District, and Prague

By Ginger Stickel When I begin planning a family vacation, I turn to my best source for information and recommendations: friends.  Social media has made trip planning easier and more exciting, as I draw inspiration for travel itineraries from friends’ Facebook and Instagram feeds. My family’s summer getaway to Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic is [...]

Snapshots from Bavaria, The Austrian Lake District, and Prague2018-09-12T15:32:01+00:00

Tip Toe through the Topiaries: A visit with Nat and Lucy Day

Photography By CHICHI UBIÑA “Where the Wild Things Are” is a garden designed to amaze and amuse. Over almost two decades, Lucy and Nat Day created one of the finest topiary gardens in North America. This imaginative confection contains twenty-two large custom-made topiaries in nine different vignettes. They include a huge boxwood elephant that you [...]

Tip Toe through the Topiaries: A visit with Nat and Lucy Day2020-06-10T17:11:40+00:00

Introducing a New Scent: An interview with Lola and Leone Founder, Olga Litvinenko

Photography By CHICHI UBIÑA Olga Litvinenko was born in Kiev, Ukraine and moved to the U.S. with her family when she was three years old. Raised in Greenwich, Connecticut and an athlete in high school, Olga was no longer able to participate in sports after an injury and decided to compete in a pageant. At [...]

Introducing a New Scent: An interview with Lola and Leone Founder, Olga Litvinenko2018-10-10T18:29:31+00:00