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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

Crunching the numbers: can I stick to a budget?

First, thanks to all of you who read my last post and gave your encouragement either here or on Facebook! But I know what is really of interest is HOW … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 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

New scent, new attitude?

As Liz Lemon would say, “Blurgh!”  (if you’re not a TV-head like me and mine, then that translates to “crap” or some expletive that they can’t say on 30 Rock). … Continue reading

September 28, 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

Are you a shopaholic?

Visited the Early Access Nordstrom Anniversary Sale last weekend at the infamous Mall of America here in Minnesota (Anniversary Sale starts in earnest tomorrow nationwide and online!).  It was actually … Continue reading

July 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Spring wardrobe must-list

Even though I’m looking out my window at over a foot of snow with shearling slippers on my feet, I am beginning to make my spring wardrobe must-list.  Getting focused … Continue reading

February 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

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

Very merry post-Christmas sales: extra off at some favorite stores!

Hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas!  Our family had a great one, despite the continued onslaught of snow.  I managed to get all of my Christmas shopping done in … Continue reading

December 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

Jeggings – “Yay” or “No Way”?

For those of you who haven’t heard this terminology before (and yes, there are many, which prompted this post) the jegging is essentially a hybrid between a jean and a … Continue reading

December 18, 2010 · 1 Comment