Lately Loving: The Little Market

Remember Lauren Conrad “LC” from Laguna Beach and The Hills? Well, she has had a lot of different projects going on since finishing up her ‘reality’ series. From her LC by Lauren Conrad line at Kohls to her Paper Crown collection, as well as her XO(eco) by Blue Avocado designs and her book series, she […]

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Sponsored Post: Riviera Spas available for purchase at JoPa Company

Maryland-based Riviera Spas have been available exclusively at JoPa Company for the past ten years. Spas, or hot tubs as many call them, have vastly changed as technology has improved in the past twenty years. No more do you have the bulky, ugly eyesore hot tubs of the 1980s. Today an outdoor spa can be […]

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Moore and Giles spring 2013

I received the most recent Moore & Giles catalog in the mail a couple of weeks ago, and I thought I would show you some of their highlighted items for this season. You may remember I wrote about them last May. This leather goods company dates back to 1933, and exists in the greater Lynchburg, […]

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TGIF: a perfect night for Hpnotiq

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hpnotiq. All opinions are 100% mine. You must be 21 years or older to drink alcoholic beverages and as always, please remember to drink responsibly. I am one of those people who enjoys getting dressed up and pre-gaming for a fun girl’s night. One […]

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Wedding Wednesday: Thank You Notes

One of the most traditional aspects of life after a wedding is writing all of your thank you cards. I have been consumed by this assignment since we returned from our honeymoon and I have enjoyed working on them. There is just something about getting an item in the mail, right? Since I write letters […]

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Saint-Louis crystal

“La Céleste” bedside carafe My family has loved Saint-Louis crystal for a very, very long time. When my aunt studied abroad in France, she brought back several pieces of Saint-Louis crystal in the “Thistle” pattern to forever remember her time abroad. (We tend to buy “keepers” not temporary things) The “Thistle Gold” glassware dates back […]

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Moore and Giles Meehan collection

The company’s mission: The mission of Moore & Giles, Inc., is to be the leading designer and supplier of the world’s most unique and innovative leathers and accessories with a commitment to excellence in both quality and customer service, guided by the simple principles of honesty, fairness, integrity and common courtesy. A new pretty item […]

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Registry: Barware

I am a big fan of barware. I love making cocktails, and close friends know if I am in the right place (or at home) my signature drink is a French 75. It’s been my go-to cocktail for about four years now and I love it. French 75:Ingredients 2 ounces London dry gin 1 teaspoon […]

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Christmas faves

This clock came with my family from Germany and has a written and typed note from Ernst Hamilton Brandt on the inside door where the parts are. All external pieces are original and has survived dozens of moves over the 150+ years it has been in my family. I cherish this clock more than many […]

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Things I enjoy

There are many things I enjoy.One of those is Mario Badescu’s ‘special mask for oily skin’. Apply it to my nose every two days. Then I don’t have to look like an idiot with those pore strips on my nose. It’s a winner.Another thing I love is scarves. But I think I have literally read […]

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