Monthly Archive for June, 2011

: June, 2011

a festive 4th

Its not too late to throw on a little red/white/blue before the fireworks begin.  Since we’re cutting it a bit close in terms of shopping before the weekend, I’ve created 3 outfits…one store per

to the max

The perfect summer day for me would be to spend a few hours at a gorgeous beach, then hop in a cool outdoor shower, slip into a lightweight maxi sundress….and enjoy an icy cold fresh raspberry

short stories

Despite my 12 year old son can wear shorts about 9 months of the year, I tend to wait ’til the thermometer reads 75 or above. Whether you wear them casually with a t-shirt or dress them up a bit with

Another Wet Wednesday

I’m all for a fabulous thunderstorm, especially in the summer, but lately there seems to be a downpour or two every other day! I bought a compact umbrella some time ago so I would never get caught in

Kijuyj Merdby

These days that’s what I see when I look at the care label on my clothes or the warnings on a Tilex bottle! I don’t mind that my eyes are slowly “changing,” but I don’t want my new maxi dress to end

flip flops

The definition in Wikipedia is as follows… “Flip-flops are a simple type of footwear in which there is a band between the big toe and the other toes.” That’s it. The definition is as simple as the

Ahhh, Choo!

For many women, the name Jimmy Choo is as common as Kleenex!  For those who aren’t as familiar with the brand and the man, here are a few fun facts… Born Choo Yeang Keat  (really Chow, but it was

Orange you glad…

After years of living in a pink bedroom, I suddenly turned the corner. At 13 years old I wanted to paint my room orange. Bright orange to be exact. Not a sweet melon color, but rather rich carrot

tie one on

Ok, so none of us REALLY know what to get our dad’s for Father’s Day.  We try to think outside the proverbial box and be creative, but it tends to get more difficult as the years go by. Obviously the

sharp flats

There’s nothing better than the perfect outfit…that calls for the perfect flat!!  So comfy, but still so effortlessly chic.  Even the Spring 2011 runway shows had models sauntering down the walkway