Thoughts On Writing

I’ve been blogging for several years now.  My first blog was full of awkward, young adult angst, and thankfully, it didn’t last very long.  It wasn’t until I had an interview with a local newspaper that I decided I would start blogging on a regular basis and write about things other people might actually want […]

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To Be Loved

Grammy winner Michael Bublé is back covering songs by Frank Sinatra, the Bee Gees, Jackson 5, Elvis Presley, Van Morrison, and more on his new album, To Be Loved.  “I want to take you on a wonderful journey about love—all different kinds of love,” Michael says. “The album swings big time: it rocks, it’s soulful, it’s happy, […]

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The Mermaid of Brooklyn

Sometimes all you need in life is a fabulous pair of shoes – and a little help from a mermaid. Amy Shearn’s The Mermaid of Brooklyn isn’t the type of book I would normally read.  The novel is quintessential mommy lit and follows worn-out mom Jenny Lipkin as she tries to balance raising two daughters after […]

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Why Don’t You…?

Treat yourself to an ice cream sundae? Paint your nails a sparkly gold? Throw a Roaring Twenties party? Go see The Great Gatsby? Start using natural beauty products? Celebrate Photo Month by taking a picture a day? Surprise mom with a Torte Egyptian? Invite friends over for manicures? Make an ice cream case for your phone? […]

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Handbag Wardrobe

I’ve been so scatter brained the last few days I forgot to mention my guest post over at fashionprive.  It’s all about building a handbag wardrobe starting with five basic styles.  Go check it out! Valentino Rockstud Small PVC Lock Crossbody Bag What are your top five handbags?

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DIY: How to Turn Jeans Into A Skirt

It’s finally staring to feel like spring, but my closet still looks like winter. This post may look familiar to a few of you since it’s a reboot of a tutorial from my old blog, but it’s Earth Month, and recycling is good.  Plus, there is no need to spend money on a denim, cut-off […]

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Five Spring Trends

Yesterday, I was a dresser for a fashion show at Macy’s.  There were lots of big bags, bracelets, and fedoras, but the focus was on five key pieces for spring. Five Spring Trends 1.  Lace Oasap Vintage High Waist Lace Shorts Wear lace in unexpected ways like shorts or a jacket.  Mix in metal and leather […]

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Strawberries and Cream Pie

It’s impossible to ignore all of the bad things going on in the world right now, but the nice thing about blogging is that you can step away from the bad news and focus on what’s good.  Last night I felt like experimenting in the kitchen and came up with this strawberries and cream pie. […]

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Manicure Monday

This weekend went by way too fast.  I met up with some friends I haven’t seen in the longest time and ate some pretty delicious pizza.  I, also, baked butterscotch blondies, indulged in some YA fiction, and watched old episodes of Doctor Who.  How was your weekend? HARD CANDY Sweet Tooth ZOYA Charisma and NAIL […]

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Birthday Wish List

My birthday is next month, and I’m kind of excited.  Here are a few things I am wishing for… Prada CANDY 1 oz Eau de Parfum Spray PANDORA Charm – Sterling Silver & Enamel Lucky Cat   Tiger Mountain Hollis Ring Vanessa Mooney Sonica Brass FP Beach Miles of Henley Dress Filmcraft: Costume Design by Deborah […]

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