The MAR Blog: Up close and personal

The MAR Blog

Where I've been, what I'm doing, what I've seen and what I'm up to next. Up close and personal.

Most Recent Post

TGIF MAR tians! I love the weekend. It is one of the few times in the week where I can sit still, put my feet up and read and enjoy my schnauzer. The Sunday New York Times is...Read more

Press / News

S&J Multimedia, LLC is currently booking dates for local and national appearances for Mar’s inspiring Casual Luxury lecture series. About Mar Emmy-nominated TV Host, Lifestyle Expert, and...Read more

sMARt Tips

MAR Silver, gold and brass
In keeping with my latest home design details in MAR silver, gold and brass, I have a doozy of a s MAR t tip for you, MAR tians— and a few personal MAR mories too. When I was growing up, I had...Read more

Featured Article

From Drabulous to Fabulous To recap: My six core design principles are truly the cure for all design dilemmas. These Casual Luxury principles did not come to me in a dream. I did not glean them from...Read more

Real Estate

A truly spectacular shoreline property on an inlet to Long Island Sound, with breathtaking open water panoramic views of Farm Creek, a protected, open space conservation preserve. This unique...Read more