Monthly Archive for March, 2012

: March, 2012

Floral Arrangement

For those of you who have followed this blog, you’ve “heard” me mention that I tend to shy away from wearing prints. Until THIS spring season. The tribal prints, stripes and florals that I’ve seen

Deal of the Day

Good Morning America is offering an exclusive Zoya nail polish deal…50% off their Spring Trio Polish Collection. The regular price of $24 per trio – today its only $12 plus $4 for shipping. You can

Herbs & Handbags

Another late night confession….I buy peppercorns and olive oil at Home Goods and TJ Maxx. Sure I can stop at Williams Sonoma, but when these 2 off-price establishments carry the large jar of 4-color

Undeniably Uneven

With our warm weather arriving early, I was eager to peek at my spring wardrobe to see what was needed to begin this new sunny season. Lately, I’ve been driven to the signs of skirts…without the

Tints of Tangerine

On January 30th I wrote about Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2012 – Tangerine Tango. Ready in Red Fashion designers weren’t the only ones to capitalize on this hot, tangy color trend. From cosmetic


There’s a fairly new term referring to kids between the ages of 9 and 12….their called “Tweens.” They have become one of retail’s largest target customer markets with an estimated annual spending

Knock your socks off!

These beautiful 65-70 degree days that have filled our weeks prior to “spring” have brightened up the skies and the moods of everyone around. It came a bit sooner than expected….but much to my

Attention Getter

Have you ever driven down a street that you’ve been on hundreds of times only to look over and see a house you’ve never seen before?? That’s how I feel about the store True Blue on Elm Street in New

Snake Charmers

Last week I popped into Bling in Darien to grab a present for a friend’s birthday. The store was filled with jewelry, accessories and other fun treats that make gift giving a breeze. Unfortunately,

Spring into Stripes

It was about 3:30 am when I heard a strange coughing noise coming from my son’s bedroom. Half asleep I walked to his room only to find our dog standing over a pile of what was his dinner…revisited