The Story

My name is DeeAnne White, and I’m a former Fortune50 Executive Vice President, author, American expatriate, gastronome and lover of cricket, wine, jazz, Jimmy Choos and life.

Born in Dallas, I’ve been everything from a young wife and stay at home parent, to a busy single mother beginning my career in Orange County, California, to one of the few women to reach the top tier of the investment industry living at the Ritz Carlton Chicago. I’m now an author and freelance writer, dividing my time between Berkshire, UK and Naples, Florida.

Since leaving corporate America and moving abroad, I’ve been learning French, relearning how to stay in one place for longer than a weekend, marrying a brilliant Englishman, writing my first novel, searching quite unsuccessfully for my inner Nigella Lawson, making room in the wardrobe for a pair of Wellies to sit alongside the Christian Louboutins and dreaming of living in a tiny French village someday.

I believe that slow is much more elegant than fast, that everything happens for a reason, and that it’s always best to have chilled Champagne on hand, because you never know when there might be something to celebrate.

{DeeAnne’s been interviewed by JetSetCitizen, and featured on 44 Creative and Adventurous Bloggers You Should Know. Her articles have appeared in BlogHer, Wisden Cricketer, Sharing Travel Experiences, Velvet Escape, I Carry The Bag and Wellness Billionaire. Her book “LiveCharmed~The Elegant Guide to Lifestyle Design”  is due out later this year.}