Madcap Inspiration: DJ Marjorie Gubelmann

High-flying social siren and DJ Marjorie Gubelmann, aka Mad Marj, travels the world spinning tunes for the likes of Bulgari, Tory Burch, and Dolce & Gabbana—dressed in killer designer duds and big jewels, natch. La Gubelmann has also spent much of her life on the... read more

Exploring Taormina, Sicily!

Gang: After five days hiking with the stellar Backroads crew through Sicily–including an amazing journey up Mt. Etna the day before the active volcano erupted in a major way!–it was time for me and John to branch out on our own for Madcap adventures in the... read more

Hello, Palermo, Sicily!

Gang: In late May/early June, John and I were lucky enough to spend three magical weeks in Sicily–from Palermo and Cefalu to Taormina, Ragusa, Noto, and Modica. We had been to chic Taormina several years ago–but only for the day as an excursion from the... read more

Crafting the Perfect Kitchen!

Gang: John and I have been lucky enough to own several homes together during the twenty years we have lived together, and we have always crafted kitchens that are inviting, warm, and welcoming. Here, “snapshots” of several of our very own kitchens of the... read more