A “You Go, Girl!” Book List

Looking for a little inspirational reading? Try one of these suggestions from The Book Bin: What I Know Now About Success: Letters from Extraordinary Women to Their Younger Selves Edited by Ellyn Spragins Some of the most successful women in the world write about their high hopes and big dreams. See Jane Win for Girls: […]

Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs from Carole Browe Segal

In talking with Carole Browe Segal for her profile, it was apparent why she has been so successful. She’s smart and she trusts her instincts. And she’s generous. Here’s her advice for women who are thinking about starting their own business: Pursue your dream – If you don’t believe in it, you won’t be able […]

Rolling Stone Gathers Moss

Charlotte Moss heads to Lake Forest in May Manhattan-based interior designer Charlotte Moss often employs horseback riding anecdotes when talking about style and decor, but the longtime equestrian is no one-trick pony. In addition to creating timeless and elegant interior designs, Moss designs home accessories, including a fragrance, china and fabric, and she recently finished […]

Home Entertainment Systems

Although many experts recommend holding big events at reception halls, hotels or restaurants, there’s nothing like throwing a fantastic party at home—if you’re prepared. Think Through the Basics Seating, lighting, space. Is there room for 100 of your nearest and dearest to mingle, talk and laugh? A room, like this one, which was designed by […]

Not into Sports Camp? Don’t Sweat it!

Kids relish their summer vacation, so finding the right summer camp is hugely important, especially for working parents who require all-day options.   Fortunately, living within a few miles of one of the largest cities in the country has its advantages, especially if your kid has the creative bug or likes nontraditional outdoor activities. AIC […]