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The art of giving the perfect gift

It’s an art I haven’t mastered. I have written before about my inability to gift well, I tend to give people things that I would like, not things specific and … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

iPad cases as fashion statements

I avoided succumbing to the siren song of the iPad for years. The main reason, beyond that it is so expensive, was that I was afraid if I got one … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Don’t stop ’til you get enough

Welcoming the start of summer are MAJOR spring sales at The Big 4 (Nordstrom, Neimans, Barneys, and online only retailer net-a-porter). I love shopping these sales as it is, but lately … Continue reading

May 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

A girly dressing room makeover

Since our remodel ended about a month ago we’ve been busy ordering furniture, hanging art, and oh, yeah, even enjoying our new space!  Though the kitchen/family room was the biggest … Continue reading

May 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mother’s Day surprises

Some moms might choose breakfast in bed, some prefer dinner out, jewelry, or even an afternoon at the spa. I’d enjoy all of those, and have in the past six … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

The perfect summer shoe

I was in a meeting at work the other day when a co-worker who also follows my blog remarked on my shoes: {Lila patent leather platform wedge in toffee} I … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Shop for carry-all totes for work and beyond

A co-worker asked my advice today about a new bag for work. After looking despairingly at her fraying, worn black croc-embossed tote, she wondered what type of bag might make … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Joss & Main – up to 70% off premium home furnishings

Recently read about a new home furnishings and decor flash sale site, Joss & Main. You can join their site as a “member” for free, then receive emails notifying you … Continue reading

August 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

Report from Chicago’s fashionable Magnificent Mile

As I mentioned in my last post about our family trip to Chicago, I did manage to sneak away for some shopping while the girls napped back at the hotel … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · Leave a comment

Summer sale at Smythson of Bond Street

Cannot stop gazing at some of the finest leather goods on sale in vivid jewel tones like hibiscus, amber, and jade. My fascination with Smythson started years ago when I had … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · Leave a comment