About

I was born in Akron, Ohio and grew up in Westchester, New York in the 1970s.  Circa bellbottoms and huckapoo shirts.

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After college, I worked in management consulting at Bain & Company, then switched my career track into  marketing.  A highlight:  launching the White Diamonds fragrance line and hanging out with Elizabeth Taylor and her 8th husband Larry Fortensky at the launch parties.

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Many brands followed White Diamonds and consumer product marketing became my fabulous career.

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Moving many times (Boston, Manhattan, Los Angeles, Charlotte, NC) and landing back in Westchester gave me some key survival skills and a BIG taste for travel.  I figured out how to decorate a house in record time so my family wouldn’t feel the upheaval of moving.  I also acquired a lot of DIY skills and decorating shortcuts to get what I wanted at a reasonable price.

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We have two fabulous daughters – one in college and one working in marketing.  My protege!  We have an eleven year-old dachshund named Rhino who loves to pose in my blog photos.

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My husband is my best editor, critic and fan.

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The Wry Home is about all of the inspirations that create your individual style.

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I hope you enjoy reading about all of it in The Wry Home!

Reach me at:

liz@thewryhome.com