Picture This

I’m always so excited when I get the opportunity to do new headshots.  There is the debate about what to wear and whether or not I should go to the salon for my hair and of course, lots of time spent doing my makeup.  Sometimes the pictures turn out less than spectacular with a bad […]

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Wantable: A Beauty Box Review

Wantable is the first beauty subscription service that I have tried, and this month I received a box filled with a variety of products.  Like many shopping clubs, when you sign up, you fill out a short questionnaire about what sort of brands/products you like.  You can purchase one box for $40 or subscribe for $36 a […]

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Emmy Rossum’s Sentimental Journey

Emmy Rossum’s 12 track passion project, Sentimental Journey, is an emotional musical journey with each song representing a month in the year.  According to Emmy, “Each song needed to either lyrically or emotionally reflect the corresponding month. Some songs were obvious fits, like Summer Wind for June, and Pretty Paper for December. Others songs were less […]

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Puffer Style

Coat: Land’s End Dress: ASOS Necklace: Betsey Johnson Tights: DKNY Boots: UGG I don’t normally wear my UGGs with dresses, but last week I had an audition and couldn’t wait to kick off my wedges.  The dress is my birthday dress from last year, and I love the rich color and how easy it is […]

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Why Don’t You…?

Build a snowman or turn your door into one? Get cozy with a cup of tea and watch the new season of Downton Abbey? Warm up with a bowl of homemade soup? Use leftover champagne as a toner? Celebrate Hat Day on January 15th? Learn to knit a simple scarf? Go ice skating? Curl up […]

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A Pea Coat in Winter

Today has been a lazy day.  I’ve spent way too much time browsing blogs and ogling subscription boxes.  I’m very tempted by My Cotton Bunny, ipsy, and Indie Gift Box, but I will have to treat myself another month.  I’ve already done too much shopping including two new coats because it is winter and a pea coat order […]

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Links a la Mode

Happy New Year!! Edited by: Victoria of vmac+cheese Twenty Thirteen. Can you believe it’s actually here? I, for one, adore this time of year. The holidays are special for sure, but the new year has its own kind of magic — one filled with positivity, hope, dreams, passion, and the chance to make this year […]

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The First Weekend of 2013

It’s only the first week of the new year, but 2013 is already starting to feel lived in. For New Year’s Eve, I made these champagne cupcakes using a recipe from People then topped them with this amazing frosting. This weekend I went to my first NBA game.  I’m not a fan of basketball, but the people watching […]

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January Wardrobe Wish List

I don’t need an excuse to shop, but there is something about the start of a new year that makes me want to update my look.  January is a good time to weed out the clothes not worn and take advantage of end of season sales. J.Crew Double-cloth metro coat with Thinsulate® I have a lovely, […]

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Favorite Books of 2012

For all my plans of reveling in the remaining holiday splendor, I’ve done little celebrating thanks to a minor bout of the flu.  However, I did discover that guzzling cups of hot water flavored with ginger and lemon is a good way to speed the recovery process.  Since I’m feeling semi-articulate, I thought I’d post […]

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