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There is so much good in life – the task at hand is focusing on what is meaningful and essential. Due to the last year and a half of isolation from the pandemic, many of us have been provided the opportunity for change. A space to reconsider what we value. A time to reflect on […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

December 1, 2021

Interior Designer’s Gift Guide for the Holidays: A Focus on Beautiful Living

Gifts bought and wrapped with intention, wrapped with a natural paper and dried flower bouquet; caught just after finishing up, the image suggests intention in the holiday season

While 2020 seemed to crawl by slowly, 2021 seems to be returning to a pre-pandemic pace. The holidays are rapidly approaching, and there is excitement in the air with a large dose of expectation for interior seasonal gathering spaces. A Designer’s Quick Hosting Guide can help you confidently curate an evening, without compromising quality time […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Neutral Holiday Tablescape with a pop of color from fruits and greenery

Interior Seasonal Gathering Spaces: a Designer’s Quick Hosting Guide

November 12, 2021

Outdoor Boheme Getaway at Home During our social distance days, I longed for travel and the experience of a different culture, so I decided to recreate my Moroccan experience in my backyard with a couple of friends. Socially distanced, of course! I am a real textile freak, but my collection of fabrics and linens surprised […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

May 27, 2021

Moroccan Outdoor Dinner Party: Boheme Backyard Experience

Boheme Getaway backyard Outdoor Dinner

I first discovered matcha tea about ten years ago as I was looking for natural remedies to promote gut health. Having lived with gut issues since my 20’s, I am always looking for natural and organic ways to stay healthy. During my research I discovered not only the health benefits but the beautiful experience surrounding […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

What is matcha tea?

What is Matcha Tea?

March 16, 2021

The meticulous attention paid to the art of drinking tea speaks clearly to the wabi sabi movement and to slow intentional living. Having a deeper understanding of the wabi sabi tea ritual can help you have a deeper understanding of the roots of the wabi sabi interior design movement.  I have not had the honor […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

March 11, 2021

Wabi Sabi Tea Ritual

Chronic illness and Epstein Barr saved my life. I know that this may sound crazy, but the truth is that having a chronic virus, always hovering at the edge of my immune system, stopped me. It stopped me from using my will to push the river faster than it naturally wants to go. It prevented […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

How Epstein Barr Saved My Life

July 9, 2020

I absolutely love working with puff pastry. I usually use the store-bought frozen kind, as it is a great time saver. Puff pastry always adds a touch of elegance to any dish–sweet, savory, dinner, dessert, or appetizer. It can add an elevated look to your meal that will seriously impress your guests. It is so […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

July 1, 2020

Puff Pastry Pear Tart Recipe

The journey to motherhood is not the same for all of us. Whether it’s through birth, adoption, foster care, mentorship, and everything in between, it’s always different. My personal journey was anything but the typical route, and as I reflect on it heading into this Mother’s Day weekend, I thought long and hard about sharing […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Adoption

Mother’s Day 2020: Adoption

May 8, 2020

I made a delicious and easy Chicken Marsala with my husband the other night. I hope that you find it as yummy as we did! Ingredients CHICKEN 1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Black Cracked Pepper 2 Large, Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts, Halved Horizontally to Make 4 Fillets […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

May 3, 2020

Easy Chicken Marsala

  In the midst of so much happening in the world, I thought it fitting to talk about what living “La Bella Vie” means to me. Although we are all indoors, separated from our loved ones and out of our routine, it may be more important than ever to recognize how we can find beauty […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Living La Bella Vie

Living La Bella Vie

April 30, 2020