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summer chic on a budget/Joe Fresh

summer chic on a budget/Joe Fresh

Joe Fresh looks:  1) Cropped jean, crisp white shirt and pastel sweater  2) Black dress (similar here) / Fringe tweed jacket (similar here) and boyfriend jeans  3) Joe fresh kids  4) models at Joe Fresh spring/summer 2014 runway show If you know me, you know that nine...

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summer closet clean out

summer closet clean out

Do you stand in your closet and swear that you have nothing to wear? Me too. You might remember that I went to Front Door Fashion and did a styling session with Carson Carney (see complete post here) . They also offer a closet clean out consultation. The best part...

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words and pictures

words and pictures

Nothing makes me happier than to recommend a film like this. WORDS AND PICTURES has local ties with my dear friend Gary Cogill, Producer, and his production company Lascaux Films. This film premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and opened the 2014...

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signs of summer

signs of summer

Well, hello summer! I didn't blog on Friday because I was overwhelmed with the graduation festivities. Did you miss me? I am so glad that summer is here. With it comes a more laid back and relaxed schedule. I thought I would take this opportunity to let you know that...

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blood orange sangria

blood orange sangria

Yesterday's blog post about becoming an empty nester had me in tears. Many of you contacted me that you were in tears as well. Thank you for letting me know that my personal journey meant something to you too. I think today calls for something lighter. Since summer is...

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pomp and circumstance…cue the tears

pomp and circumstance…cue the tears

It seems like forever since the time before children were in our lives.  It's true what they say. Once you have kids you will not remember a time before them. It is a love like no other. I have simultaneously been looking forward to this moment and dreading it at the...

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J. Crew sale ends today 5.27.14

J. Crew sale ends today 5.27.14

Some of my J.Crew favorites above:  1) BAMBOULA LTD. BEACH BAG  2) DENIM BERMUDA SHORT IN SILVERLAKE WASH  3) Ceramic jewelry tray   4) Panama hat  5) LINEN CHEVRON MAXIDRESS in black  6) POPOVER IN LEAF top 7) Stripe market tote  8) Linen Chevron Maxidress in white...

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greek pasta salad

greek pasta salad

Don't you always need a good Greek pasta salad recipe especially when you have been invited to a holiday cook-out? I just found several and love making this one. This recipe can be served warm or cold and is super flexible to fit your own personal taste. And it's...

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memorial day sales

memorial day sales

What are your plans for this Memorial Day weekend? Hot dogs, hamburgers, pool time, family gatherings? I know where I will be. On my computer doing some on-line shopping. It's not a secret that the holiday weekend brings some major sales with it. Fortunately for you,...

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All Star Party with Michael Johnson

All Star Party with Michael Johnson

I love working with my non-profit clients on their events. Here is one we just finished. Thank you to Joseph Brewster Photography for all the great pictures. On May 13, After-School All-Stars’ North Texas Chapter hosted its annual fundraising event, featuring Michael...

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forty five ten – my tornado bunker

forty five ten – my tornado bunker

1) On me: Moschino dress and similar here • Schutz shoes and similar here • Chanel lips  2) Victoria Beckham leather Quincy totes  3) Pink Dior pumps  4) The Woods trunk show jewelry pieces 5) Saint Laurent bag 6) Dior, Dior, Dior and more Dior shoes 7) Victoria...

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A watched pot never boils

A watched pot never boils

A watched pot never boils. Or does it? Did you know that putting a wooden spoon over the top of a pot of boiling water or any other liquid will keep it from boiling over? I use this tip all the time and it works. Now you can't put it over the pot AFTER it boils over....

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lights, camera, action

lights, camera, action

Tunic: DVF similar here and I just purchased this DVF top • Pants: Paige Premium Denim  •  Heels: SJP (less expensive option here) •  Earrings: Similar here and here • Bracelets: Mine are from a trip to Cabo, Mexico; similar here and here • Handbag: DVF cork clutch •...

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opi vs. essie

opi vs. essie

Manicures and pedicures are a cure for your nails of your hands and toes. Nail cutting and pedicure gives you a fantastic feeling that one cannot really describe. Maybe because we usually overlook our claws often, and manicures and pedicures are a way to indulge them....

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Lombardi Family Concepts

Lombardi Family Concepts

Knock, knock. Who's there? A free box of delicious samples from all of the Lombardi Family Concept restaurants. SCORE!  Thank you to the sweet media mavens (Suzanne, Lauren, Kelle and Medley) at Droese Public Relations for saving the day. I am thankful that...

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graduation gift ideas

graduation gift ideas

Faith Pave Crystal Cord Bracelet "I Just Graduated, Now What?" Beats By Dr. DrePill Speaker & Headphones Windsor Fleece Throws ALLIGATOR MONEY CLIP It's that time of year. Kids are graduating from high school and college. If you are still looking for that perfect...

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comfort food

comfort food

Oh, hello there. I was trying to find some inspiration about dieting, losing weight, getting in shape, blah, blah,blah. And then, I saw this on Pinterest. I think I gained five pounds just looking at the picture and envisioning myself eating the entire batch of Sea...

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back to the shak

back to the shak

 Photos from top to bottom: 1) Lovers + Friends Bone Veria Dress 2) TOMS sunglasses 3) TOMS sunglasses (more choices here) 4) Alice + Olivia Foss Fitted Cutout Back Dress 5) dresses all available at The Shak 6) Helmut Lang Fuchsia Chintzed Organza Dress 7) Tila March...

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The Woods Fine Jewelry

The Woods Fine Jewelry

I don't get excited about jewelry. But I do get excited about The Woods.  I purchased a few pieces while on a girls trip to Aspen last summer.  Good pieces and great prices. They are having a trunk show at Forty Five Ten (4510 McKinney) on Friday and Saturday. Did you...

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think pink

think pink

Dress: Helmut Lang Fuchsia Chintzed Organza Dress • Heels: Schutz (similar here) • Clutch: Romy Clutch • Glasses: Toms Margeaux Tortoise  • Polish: OPI Tasmanian Devil • Lips: Chanel Rouge Allure Luminous Intense Lip Colour  I tend to forget that we have this great...

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