Christmas Jammies

I love getting into pajamas. It means my day is over and I can completely unwind. Plus there is nothing more comfortable. One of my favorite parts about Christmas morning is that it seems like a perfectly feasible excuse to hang about in my pajamas for a good part of the day. This also works [...]

On the Naughty List

These gifts are banned...from giving and receiving.  It's easy to pick up any magazine or watch any show featuring top gift picks. I'm gonna go a different way. Here's what NOT TO BUY FOR THOSE ON YOUR LIST . For your kids: 1.The Doggie Doo game. This "game"  says on the front of the box "Feed and [...]

Turkey Time

Thanksgiving Threads I was so excited when Boutique Buzzz asked me to share some Thanksgiving Day wardrobe tips. Head on over to their site by clicking here to see my top suggestions for staying comfortable, even if you plan on stuffing yourself. I posted some pics of some perfect holiday outfit ideas to give you [...]

Halloween inspired outfit

How to take a skull sweater from spooky.... to sophisticated. Do you dress up for Halloween? I generally don't. Even when I was little I just didn't love the costume part. But there is something about wearing a skull on your sweater that will make you feel like a total badass. In last week's post [...]

Is your wardrobe ready for Fall?

Whoomp! There it is! Smacked by cooler temperatures this week you might find yourself scrambling to dig out your jackets, coats and boots. What should be in your arsenal to prepare yourself for rain, sleet and snow? 1. A Sweater Shaver  Yes, there is such a thing. And yes you need one. This one pictured [...]

Is your wardrobe ready for Fall?

Whoomp! There it is! Smacked by cooler temperatures this week you might find yourself scrambling to dig out your jackets, coats and boots. What should be in your arsenal to prepare yourself for rain, sleet and snow? 1. A Sweater Shaver  Yes, there is such a thing. And yes you need one. This one pictured [...]

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

How to Wear a Statement Necklace

It used to be that oversize aka "statement" necklaces were only used for formal events. Remember the scene with Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman when she gets THE necklace from Harry Winston?  Then came the costume jewelry trend just a couple of years ago. Suddenly wearing a large piece of jewelry with something as simple [...]

The Great Cover-Up

"Mom, did you know spiders don't have butts?" "No, Hayden, I did not know that. Or should I say I never thought about it." This is typical of any conversation with my 6-year-old boy. It involves body parts and/or going to the bathroom. The babycenter.com newsletter emails tell me it's a normal phase. I hope [...]