Black Blazer, Bold Details & A Confident Attitude

Black Blazer, Bold Details & A Confident Attitude

the-patrish-pages-138the-patrish-pages-141the-patrish-pages-145the-patrish-pages-158There is something about a black blazer and  black pants that are so easy to put on in the morning.  Black goes with everything and can go from day to night with very little effort.  As a matter of fact I consider it my uniform.  On days that I know I will be busy with client meetings and then going out to dinner, I almost always automatically throw on a pair of black pants with a simple blouse and black blazer.

Lately I began to realize that I was depending on the basics but was lacking any pizzaz with my regular look.  I was in need of a uniform update!  Continue reading “Black Blazer, Bold Details & A Confident Attitude”


The Royal Mile

Edinburgh has always been on my list of dream places to explore.  I finally had my dream come true and it was even better than I could have imagined!

Who wouldn’t want to walk in the footsteps of history and there is no better place than The Royal Mile! This famous street connects the ancient  Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Continue reading “Edinburgh, A CITY OF HISTORY, MYSTERY & MAGIC”

Create a Holiday Dinner Like a Pro

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I’m  more at home hiking mountains than I am in the kitchen.  Preparing to cook for  large groups gives me anxiety, at least it did until I got some serious pointers from my good friend, Heather Schlueter.  Heather is a lifelong friend, literally! I met her the day she came home from the hospital.  Over the years, I have been amazed at how she can do anything and I mean anything she puts her mind to.  From being a championship diver to successful litigation attorney to CEO of a large medical practice. She has mastered the art of entertaining all while raising five children.  She is now a bestselling author of two cookbooks for Instant Pot!

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A Pharmacist’s Advice on how to have a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season

Lisa King

I love the holiday season.  If you are like me, it is full of family, friends, shopping, eating and germs.  As much as I enjoy this time of year, I always end up getting a bad cold or a tummy bug that seems to occur at the worst time.  Luckily, this year I have a secret weapon and thanks to my friend, Lisa King sharing her insider tips, so do you!

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A Beginners Guide to Hiking Gear

A Beginners Guide to Hiking Gear
This lightweight backpack is perfect for day hikes

During the last few months I have gotten a number of messages asking me questions about what kind of gear is needed to start hiking.   The simple truth is not much!  When I started I really had no idea what I was doing and  managed to wander around some local trails with just my regular sneakers.

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