The most beautiful cosmetic you can wear is a healthy skin.— Jane Iredale Meeting “Jane” My best friend and fellow Jetsetting Blonde, Sarah has been singing the praises of Jane Iredale since I met her. An extremely talented cosmetologist, she knows the ins and outs of good, long lasting, healthy make-up. I was flabbergasted, when after dragging Sarah ….
“Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.” ~ Marcel Proust Slackin’ Kate I have slacked horribly with keeping up with my blog, comments, emails, and basically life in general the last two weeks. Just when I think I have caught up, wham, something else hits me, ….
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” ~ Coretta Scott King THANK YOU JAMIE! I was generously nominated by the incredible Jamie at Don’t Give A Jam for not one, but TWO awards! Since life has been insane, I haven’t gotten around to doing them until now. But I honestly can ….
“You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me.” ~ C. S. Lewis Yes, I drink tea I know right away you are all horrified and flabbergasted that I, a self proclaimed coffee-holic, had tea. Before you ask if I am being taken over by zombies, no I haven’t, and yes I ….
“It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson My last major trip of the year is going to Vermont for my friends’ annual Christmas party which is held on the second weekend of December. While I always fly back to New Hampshire for Christmas, it really does NOT ….
“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” ~ Edna Ferber I am long over due for another Friday Favorites. With the Holiday season in full swing, there are a LOT of favorite things! ‘Tis the season! While I usually try to keep it to five, I in good conscious just could NOT do that this time around. I did try ….
“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ~ Jim Morrison Augusta After leaving Jekyll, we stopped in St. Simons for some lunch and then drove to Augusta, where Rhiannon lives with her husband and two adorable pups. I was staying the night with them before heading back to the Concrete Jungle. Augusta was much different ….
“Brooklyn’s good. Brooklyn’s funky. Brooklyn’s happening.” ~ Waris Dirie Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Saturday dawned way to early, even for this usual morning gal. Originally we were going to do sunrise on the Brooklyn Bridge. But thanks to our ten mile trek and Mother Nature deciding her hot flashes were over, we caught an extra hour of snoozes and hoped it ….
“I remember perfectly my first trip to New York, when I was on the bridge between Brooklyn and Manhattan, when I saw the skyscrapers. It was like an incredible dream.” ~ Diego Della Valle Friendship This past weekend, I had a dear friend come visit for what was basically a forty hour take the city (or rather Brooklyn by storm). ….
“Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore Bloggers Unite It has been a bloggers week! Last weekend I got to meet the fabulous Lifewithlilred’s Sarah and the amazing Sitbackandjustlive’s Jenny and this past weekend I got to meet the incredible Dannii from A beautiful Thing. Guys it was so spur of the moment, but so ….