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Month: May 2017

What DO I Wear?!?! Chic Beach Fun

Ahhhh!!! Finally I can share this with all of you my loves! I am so honored to be kicking off Life With Lil Red’s Salute To Summer guest bloggers series. Not only is Sarah a dear dear friend who always puts the biggest smile on my face. Not to get sidetracked but I mean our friendship was basically Written in the Stars ….


The Wonderment of the Golden Gate Bridge

“To me… San Francisco is an ideal city, intellectually stimulating and naturally beautiful. The oceans and forests are close enough to refresh the spirit; the architecture is always exciting.” ~ Ruth Bernhard  Fascination I admit it is a total cliche. It SCREAMS tourist, but I can not deny my fascination with the Golden Gate Bridge. This is coming from someone ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Bridesmaid Fashion

“Always a bridesmaid never a bride my foot!” ~ Peter O’Toole Is It An Honor…Or a Horror?  It can be both an honor and a horror to be asked to be in a wedding. An honor because you are not just witnessing two people’s love and commitment, but Standing along side taking part in it. And a horror because even ….

Weekend Recaps: #PorterPutAWrinnOnIt

“There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.” ~ George Sand When I found out one of my best friends had gotten engaged to the love of her life, I was over the moon ecstatic. When I say the two of them are perfect for each other, it isn’t just the typical cliches, they really ….

All The Purples

“I’m blonde and bad.: ~ Ivana Milicevic Two of my best friends love purple. It feels like it is all around me. I admit I don’t hate it, but give me blue or green any day. I admit when my hair dresser told me to use purple shampoo in between colors, I might have inwardly freaked. And I trust her! ….

Knowing When To Dial It Back

“I think sometimes the best training is to rest.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo Not going to sugar coat, the past week has been tough. Not only have I been dealing with the mother of all injuries, I have been warring with myself. Do you ever do that? Do you ever feel like different parts of your personality or soul are at ….

My First Friday Favorites

“Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels Doorbells and sleigh bells And schnitzel with noodles Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings These are a few of my favorite things” ~ Julie Andrews  First of all I adore Dame Julie Andrews, secondly can you believe in my over a decade (almost two!) of blogging I have never done ….

What DO I Wear?!?! White Before Memorial Day

Rules like ‘don’t wear white after Labor Day’ or ‘shoes matching the handbag’ are antiquated. Modern women should feel free to experiment. Stacy London The age old question, “Can you wear white before Memorial Day and after Labor Day?” Why yes, yes you can! As Stacy London said it is an antiquated rule! No longer are you restricted to wearing “Winter White,” during ….

Weekend Recap: Suck It Up Buttercup

“I’m hard on myself, so I’m working on shifting perspective toward self-acceptance, with all my flaws and weaknesses.” ~ Gwyneth Paltrow If you saw yesterday’s post you know that I didn’t go home for Mother’s Day. And if you read last week’s recap, you also know I have been fighting the creeping crud, otherwise known as a Sinus/Ear infection. If you ….