Archives for November 2011

Zaarly: Innovative Delegating

Zaarly is an innovative site where delegating things you don't have time to do, or buy, in a new and innovative way. If you are a parent this is the site you've been looking for. (@zaarly) is a site where consumers (like me) can find help from companies or independent contractors (like me) for anything you can think of. For example I went onto the site and chose the Los Angeles area. I … [Read more...]

California Wine Club For The Holidays

The final shipment of my 3-month subscription to California Wine Club arrived just in time for Thanksgiving. It's sad to say good-bye to California Wine Club (@cawineclub), but alas all good things must come to an end, and so I bid adieu to my Premier Club membership. However, there's no reason not to see it go out with a bang. On Thanksgiving day my older brother showed up with a bottle of … [Read more...]

Sparkle Eye Shadow

This season sparkly shadow is easy to find, and an inexpensive way to bring festiveness to any holiday party outfit. Thanksgiving is over, and we are embarking now on the Holiday Season. Everyone is thinking of gift shopping and holiday parties. Pick up a some sparkly eye shadow the next time you're out and about. The L'Oreal HiP Studio Secrets Professional Concentrated Shadow Duo in … [Read more...]

I’m Addicted to Dolce & Gabbana Eyeliner

Last year on a whim of retail therapy, I bought myself the Dolce & Gabanna eyeliner. It is a really dark brown that has the staying power the likes of which I have never seen. The Dolce & Gabbana Crayon Intense in Coffee was a Best Splurge in Allure magazine's "Best of Beauty" October 2009. I cannot agree more. The beautiful color goes on strong, but then as a huge bonus the other end has … [Read more...]

Dansko Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Dansko is well known for their comfort shoes, and has even gotten the seal of approval from the American Podiatric Medical Association. 2o years after releasing the first shoe Dansko has expanded to more than just clogs with their boots and sandals too. I have to admit that I knew so many people who kept telling me that Danskos were so comfortable, but I just never tried them on. I'd never … [Read more...]

Iceburg Lotus: Nicole by OPI

Jewel tone nail polish has hit big in the drugstores and salons. Nicole by OPI (@NicoleByOPI) in Iceburg Lotus is no exception. The teal green with some glitter while be metallic. Quite frankly I can't describe it all, but that sounded good right? From Jr. High right through my 1st pregnancy I always had nail polish on my nails. Recently, I have been trying all of the fun new colors, and fallen … [Read more...]

B Is For Boots: #FashionFriday

That's right, you heard it here first; B is for boots. It is also for beautiful and bold, which are other characteristics of a great boot. I am going to just lay out my latest obsession. I am boot obsessed right now. All kinds of boots too. I never liked booties, and this year I find myself gravitating toward them, and don't even own a pair for myself. Oh and I almost forgot all of the ones … [Read more...]

Trend Alert: Lovely Lace

I really love lace.  It has a romantic feel to it, and just looks inherently vintage to me (and I love vintage too). Lace is pretty big this season, and will likely be big well into spring next year.  I found some great lacey pieces of clothing and other accessories that I am coveting in a big way, and might make my own... Lace Trench Coat? Why Not. BCBG has an absolute AMAZING assortment of … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Table on The Centsible Life

For Thanksgiving Lowe's Creative Ideas has given me the Thanksgiving table assignment. Did you see my wreath last week? Check out how I used my wreath to complete My Thanksgiving Table and some easy projects to help you decorate your table for Thanksgiving, on The Centsible Life (@centsiblelife). All pictures taken for this project were from my T-Mobile Amaze 4G.   … [Read more...]

The Beauty of Autumn Colors

The beauty of Autumn colors is that so many color combinations give you the same warm feeling that traditional Autumnal color palettes do. Personally those browns, deep reds, burnt oranges and all the variations, fantastic. Here are some great autumn inspired color variations, from my fave color inspiration site: Design-Seeds. Lit Tones Harvested Tints Door Tones Leafed Tones What's your … [Read more...]

Surface Hair Care Jump Volume Mousse

Almost 2 months ago I chopped 6" off of my hair.  Right away I needed new hair care products, and knew I needed a root lifting volumizing product. I tried out the Surface Hair Health Art (@wgrund) Jump Volume Mousse, and loved how much volume I got from just a palm size amount of it. Surface's products are all earth conscious and made from sustainable ingredients. They work hard to educate … [Read more...]

Enjoying Wine Club Month 2

A box with 2 bottles of wine shows up to my house, and I feel like a wine aficionado. Turns out. Thanks to California Wine Club (@cawineclub) I am enjoying my 2nd month of The Premier Club wine subscription. I thought that the 1st month was exciting, but getting the 2nd month was indulgent. It's been so much fun getting this box of wine on my doorstep, but on top of that I'm learning about wines … [Read more...]

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