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Little Kumquats Give Away!

Little Kumquats was started by a couple of creative moms who found a welcome outlet in making unique clothing for their own little bambinos and, thanks to friends eager for clever, hand made baby gifts, turned it into a business. … Continue reading

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Caring About What You Wear

  While not exactly vital and earth moving, fashion and the clothes we wear is a choice we make every day when we put something on. And how did that something end up in my closet? I chose it, I … Continue reading

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No Heat Hair Curling

  Basically I have bad hair right now. (A trend in our family). So while it grows out, I’ve had to get creative. This is a pretty fun updo that results in wavy curls when you take it out. Often … Continue reading

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Dressing for two, round three

Give away – – – Give away – – – Give away – – –  Give away – – – Give away – – – Give away  This third pregnancy has really thrown me for a loop. I wasn’t puking every morning … Continue reading

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Packing for San Francisco

In anticipation for my upcoming trip to San Francisco, I thought I’d put together some of the outfits I think I’ll be packing in my suitcase.  I have my fingers crossed for good weather.  Because San Francisco is on the … Continue reading

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Surprising Swimwear

I was searching for swimwear for Valiant on-line (I’m about to file a sexual discrimination lawsuit after going into several large stores and finding NOTHING in the boy’s section but about 55  good options in the girl’s section) when I … Continue reading

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My What Not to Wear

For decades I have squeamishly but with eventual relief, chosen to go through the humiliation of having my daughters help me weed through my wardrobe.  They sit on my bed while I pull out all the clothes I own and … Continue reading

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Spring Hats

This week I got on a hat kick. Or maybe it was a hat frenzy. It was brought about, first of all, because in over three months I hadn’t held an article of attire in my hands, considering buying it, … Continue reading

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Just Say No to Looking Like an American in Europe

A long time ago when I was in Europe, all the women there were wearing beautiful scarves.  In fact you could easily spot the American tourist for her lack of scarf.  That and the sneakers. Here we are years later … Continue reading

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Party Red

Seeing as the very red lips with the down played eyes is all the rage this season, I set out to find the perfect red color not too blue and not too orange and perfect for all those Christmas parties you … Continue reading

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Fall Sweater

 

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Oh How I Love Surprises!

Oh, how I love fall especially when Eric comes home with a little treat for me- the J Crew coat I had been pining away for.  Yep, he surprised me with it and it is just as beautiful as I could … Continue reading

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Bling

My good friend Rachel just visited from Seattle and brought along a hostess gift to die for. She found it on her travels in California at a place called, Francesca’s Collections. As she said, horrible name, but amazing boutique! I’ve hardly … Continue reading

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Vintage Outfits

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Jinglebob’s

I can’t remember who first introduced us to Jinglebob’s Vintques, but whoever it was, I’d like to shake  her hand. And buy her a drink. And maybe a really nice car too. Jinglebob’s was top on our list when Meghan … Continue reading

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Free is a Very Good Price

Don’t miss out on the FREE tie for some little guy in your life! Just leave a comment on the post and you may be able to dress up a little man in your life.  Chances end on Thursday.

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Dreaming of Stripes

  I’m excited for my spring wardrobe to come out.  Usually what happens is that the weather teases me for about a week, and I think that winter is over so I pull out all my spring things just in … Continue reading

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Little Black Dress

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Designer Jeans sale

– It’s time to give the rest of your wardrobe a run for its money –   Shop Mapel offers 2 fabulous reasons to Make the Rest of Your Closet Jealous. ShopMapel.com is offering 25% off all full priced Premium Denim, choose from 7 For all Mankind, … Continue reading

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New Life for an Airline Bag

We had a perfect girl-y Saturday last week. Aileen, our friend Yvette, Freyja, and I skibbled around town to all our favorite vintage shops in Seattle looking for anything that might catch our eye. The number one treasure trove  of  … Continue reading

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