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Monthly Archives: January, 2011

Super cute swimwear that flatters

Maybe you don’t think swimsuit shopping is a dreadful experience, but I hadn’t bought one in five years so you can believe I was filled with dread.  To make matters worse, … Continue reading

January 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

My favorite cupcakes are coming!

Mark your calendars, because on Friday, February 4th some of the yummiest cupcakes around are coming to SW Minneapolis.  Sweets Bakeshop started in St.Paul, MN and is now going to … Continue reading

January 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Messy but worth it!

I posted about making these before, and they were such a hit I had to do it again.  Italian arborio rice stuffed with homemade ragu, and then FRIED!  The recipe is … Continue reading

January 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Diptyque solid perfume – perfect for travel

Bought this solid perfume compact at Ampersand in Edina (beautiful tableware and gifts, and the “apothecary” side of the store has the chicest brands, like Deborah Lippman, Molton Brown, Kiehl’s, … Continue reading

January 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Delicious little French cakes

To celebrate the results of my five-year-old’s allergy test which declared she is NOT allergic to almonds, we baked up some lemon madeleines. I thought they were delicious, but I think … Continue reading

January 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

The look for less: the perfect resort shoe

Passing by the shoe department in Nordstroms the other day I did a double-take – and no, not to ogle the Jimmy Choo Nova in nude patent leather, yet again.  … Continue reading

January 22, 2011 · 2 Comments

Troll the final sales

A few deals and steals from final sales. Yes, things are getting kind of picked over, but if you are willing to spend a little time you might just come … Continue reading

January 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Cheese should be it’s own food group

I’m not exactly sure when my love affair with cheese began, but it is a passionate one.  Cheese first revealed its enticing flavors, textures, and versatility to me as a kid. I … Continue reading

January 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Life’s little (and affordable) luxuries

I’ve always thought of fashion as art, but artist Inslee Haynes is taking fashion and using it to inspire her art; creating prints, stationery, and calendars graced with her own … Continue reading

January 17, 2011 · Leave a comment

Back from Kohler Waters Spa

and feeling all glow-y and rested!  It was a quick trip, just Friday to Sunday, but it was enough time to reconnect with two girlfriends from school, indulge in a few … Continue reading

January 17, 2011 · 1 Comment