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And the winner is…

Ellen! Congratulations! But wait. . . .  even if your name isn’t Ellen, we have some good news for you. Mapel is happily offering pinkpeppers readers 20% off their entire website! Just enter the promo code: PinkPeppers20 at checkout and you … Continue reading

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Fashion Is Sweet

(Especially with a give away!) Amidst the nutcrackers and giant pretzels of  Leavenworth, Washington, you will find Mapel,  a shop offering you something you’ll be happy and proud to claim as your souvenir from the Alpine village (quite unlike that pair of green lederhosen … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s cold outside!

Last week we had a cold snap in Seattle so I stocked up on warm layers for Freyja so we didn’t have to stay cooped up all day. I’m just crazy about these little fury boots I found at where … Continue reading

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The Root of All Beauty

I’d like to introduce our first ever guest blogger!  She is a member of our extended family, my mother-in-law Becky, who has created a line of lovely, organic skin care called Principia. She lives the county life on her beautiful ranch in … Continue reading

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How to dress a redhead

I’m always so impressed with mothers who make an effort to dress their kids in really cute, pulled-together outfits. One mother in particular at  my church always does an amazing job. Her daughters show up with carefully done hair in little braids and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Time of the Year

For all the reasons stated before, I love fall.  Out here, anyway, the summers can be so warm that it seems the primary goal is to stay cool.  But when fall rolls around, I’m ready to pull out blazers, sweaters, wool … Continue reading

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These are a few of my favorite things…

I have had this necklace for a couple years now but I never tire of it!  It is one of my best antique store finds, discovered at one of the little shops in Union Town, WA. I almost didn’t buy … Continue reading

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Tall to the Small for Fall

This is just terrifically classic, flattering A-line skirt and cable knit sweater with a bangly necklace. I am seeing a lot of orange, plum and chartreuse out there for fall and I am thrilled.  They are my favorite colors.  Vera … Continue reading

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What I’m Loving for the Fall

I know it’s Fall when I start pulling the sweaters down from above my closet!  It’s not cold enough to warrant a coat but still, you need something a little cozy.  I love this shawl-collar type of sweater (a gift to me when … Continue reading

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Fall Chic

It’s fall when ….I polish my beat up cowboy boots and buy new socks.      Fall makeup: I stumbled on my new make up routine mostly because it takes 10 minutes to do. And because it’s a fresh change after wearing all that bronzer … Continue reading

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Fall Fashion

  Fall is probably the most fashionable time of the year  and makes us all crave back-to-school shopping–  even if we’ve long outgrown it. Layers of leather, tweeds and scarves, lovely tall boots and plenty of warm color makes us swoon. So pull out your … Continue reading

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A New Dress for Anwyn

  I don’t tend to be a sentimental person but I just couldn’t let this go to the Goodwill.  It was my grandpa’s from several years ago and there is not a hole in it.  It is a beautiful gray … Continue reading

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Classic Baby

    While I may not be doing much shopping for myself seeing that I only have 5 weeks to go and that I am saving all my pennies for a totally awesome pea coat from J. Crew or some place, that does … Continue reading

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I’m All About My Hair.

I should probably be more about my hair but I sorta just don’t care. I tried to for awhile.  I went to a salon where they charged good money to cut my hair.  Now I’ve settled on the walk-in places … Continue reading

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Chanel No 5

   I love the subtly elegant scent of Chanel No 5.

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Things I love

I love going to garage sales, second hand stores and antique shops.  Eric hates them.  He hates the particular second hand smell they all seem to have but to me it’s worth it.  I enjoy poking around for little treasures and … Continue reading

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You’ll Adora Sephora

Who doesn’t love to have a professional pick out their makeup for them? Better yet, how about if they try it on you and make sure it looks good? To top it all of, what if you walk out the door with a … Continue reading

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A Modesty Proposal

    As a mother of five daughters, we have dealt extensively with the issue of modesty.  We have had, over the years, people who think they need to comment on our daughters’ dress in a critical way.  People who … Continue reading

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Send in the Clowns

I bought a new pair of jeans recently, a brand I have bought and liked in the past, Lucky.  They looked like they were cut a little differently than the current pair I was in love with and wearing but … Continue reading

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The Broadway Way

I’ve lived in Seattle’s Capitol Hill district for just over 4 months now and I see things differently. That is to say, I don’t trip over the sidewalk or small dogs in disbelief anymore when I see someone sporting a … Continue reading

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