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Part 2: The Streets of Paris

Years ago I questioned the fascination with this “city of lights”. After this visit I realized that what makes it special can’t be neatly described in a sentence or even a paragraph. So … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Shopping in Seoul, Gangnam Style

Staying near Gangnam for part of our trip, I had to check out the fashion scene there. In case you were living under a rock this year, Gangnam is the … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Work it out

Lots of stuff to work out these days. For one, my beaten down, flabby body! I’m not a super active person, wish I were, but it’s one of those things … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dreams come true at Luxury Garage Sale

On our mother-daughter Chicago trip we wanted to find some new places to shop beyond the usual Michigan Avenue fare. My sister researched online and found this, from Racked: The … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Just out of the box…

Long after the steady stream of Christmas packages dried up, along comes a box carrying just the thing to brighten up a case of the Januaries: {Darissa sequin blazer from … Continue reading

January 19, 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

Regrets, I’ve had a few…

And most of them are hanging around my closet!  Actually, I’m only half-joking, because in talking not long ago with some friends about what we might regret from our past, … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s the little things

I started to mention something in my last post about how my challenge to focus more on others with my spending has influenced (positively!) a lot of other little things. … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · 4 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