Meet Bridget Mahoney, lead aesthetician at Portland’s best beauty studio, Treat

    September 21, 2016
    Bridget Mahoney, Treat You

    I have never been to Oregon, and Portland is on my bucket list. I recently found one more reason I must visit this city soon: Treat, a female-owned salon boutique, where Bridget Mahoney leads a team of magical aestheticians. Somehow she found me, and Alchimie Forever. Visiting Treat You (which was recently featured in GOOP ) and meeting Bridget is a 2017 goal. Until then, the next best thing was to get to know her through the interview below. AP:…

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    If you have 36 hours in New Orleans… Part Deux

    I am fortunate to spend about third of my time in New Orleans, LA, also known as The Big Easy. Three years ago, I shared my favorite places to eat, sightsee, and shop, if…

    September 19, 2016
  • While I think and work... this is what is happening in front of me...

    Back to fall… Labor day planning

    As has become a tradition on Labor Day, I am sitting at the kitchen bar, planning, thinking, working, inspired by the incomprehensible cooking activity happening around me: shrimp is being boiled, ribs are being smoked,…

    September 5, 2016
  • Photo goals!

    The Polla Sisters’ take on baths

      I recently asked my sisters to share with me their “unique, strange beauty routines.” Somehow, they all came back with information specific to baths – which is so timely given the recent Marie-Claire…

    August 23, 2016
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    All About Eyes

    In the battle to continue to get carded when I order a drink even though my 39th birthday is fast approaching, the eye contour plays a key role. It is typically the first area…

    August 4, 2016
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    Digital Detox and/or Botox?

    For 13 years, I have been a member and supporter of the International Spa Association (ISPA) (it is, after all, where I met my husband). I was thrilled to be invited to attend the…

    July 29, 2016