This post and giveaway is sponsored by COUNTRY Financial November in Chicago means crisp air, falling leaves and a return to glamorous indoor events. It’s the time of year for evening gowns and fabulous coats, suits and shiny shoes, arts and culture. This Thursday evening in Chicago I’ll be there at the Harlem Fine Arts… read all

This post is in partnership with the CJ Affiliate VIP Content Service, and sponsored by L’Occitane There’s a debate at our home every year, right around this time. Call it The Great Tree Debate. My husband is in the Tree-After-Thanksgiving-And-Never-Before camp. I’m in the I-Was-Born-in-the-Caribbean-So-We-Can-Christmas-When-We-Want camp. Right now, the Christmas tree is lit and resplendent… read all