Archives for February 2013

Making A Dresser Fit For A Princess

For my daughter's 4th birthday this month we got her a play kitchen for her room. She has a tiny room and the large doll house and wide dresser made this play kitchen virtually impossible to fit. I did not worry. I budgeted for her birthday to include a new dresser and I wanted to make it for her. Make it meaning find one I could make my own, not chop down wood and build my own furniture. Since … [Read more...]

Fancy Nails #WordlessWednesday

Nail Polishes: Nuance Salma Hayek Nail Lacquer in Silver Dusk and Black Dahlia. … [Read more...]

Oscars 2013 Night of Glamor

Some would say that last night was laden with more glitz than any other night of the year. I have to agree that last nights was especially sparkly. I think this year's Oscars had an unprecedented amount of beads and sequins. I have to say that except for a few I was not loving all of the sparkle. I can say that I really felt a bit of old school femininity in all the ladies looks last night. A … [Read more...]

Dear Fashionista: White Hobo Bag Under $500 #FashionFriday

Dear Fashionista, I have been looking for years for a fabulous white leather hobo that cries Jimmy Choo but is under $500. Andrea of Great Thoughts Dear Andrea, You asked and so you shall receive. I have put together a few bags I found that I think fit you description perfectly! I hope these work for you. White Hobo by fashionablyorganized featuring hobo … [Read more...]

The New Luxe Lounge at the Spa at La Costa

On a recent Saturday afternoon I got in my car with my good friends Romy and Kim and we drove just under 2 hours south to Carlsbad, CA to check out the brand new Luxe Lounge at the Spa in La Costa Resort & Spa. It's almost 2 years ago that I first discovered the La Costa Resort & Spa, but they just opened up the Luxe Lounge in the spa. So let me tell you about the Luxe Lounge at the Spa … [Read more...]

And The Oscar Goes To….#WordlessWednesday

The award for Best Dressed Make Up Avon Irresistibly Sexy Eyeshadow in Bombshell and Forbidden No go forth and see all of the other Oscar winners.... Desiree's Oscar goes to... Florinda's Oscar goes to... Susanna's Oscar goes to... Kim's Oscar goes to... Catalinia's Oscar goes to... … [Read more...]

Wear a Striped Twill Jacket 3 Ways #FashionFriday

I came across this Striped Twill jacket from the Gap and I said "now there's a must-have". This jacket is the kind of jacket that could go with with anything and everything. I put together 3 looks to show how one key jacket in your wardrobe can create so many different looks and be te true game changer in your wardrobe. Put a sequin shirt and red skinny jeans with the jacket, and you have a … [Read more...]

Josh Duhamel Says Happy Valentine’s Day #WordlessWednesday

To: You From: Me photo courtesy of Caryn Bailey Now go on and check out these other Valentine's Wordless Wednesdays: Florinda - Be My Valentine Desireee - The Day of Love Kim - In The Mail … [Read more...]

AVON Totally Kissable Lipstick

Are you looking for amazing color in a feel-good formula for your lipstick? Well then I have the answer for you. It is the Totally Kissable ($8) line of lipstick at AVON. Each lipstick color is sensational. I have Lovey Dovey Pink the perfect nude pink and Make Out Red, which is a great blue/red that looks good on all skin tones. The fantastic colors are just the beginning because the fruit … [Read more...]

Leather Piece + Sweater = Great Outfit #FashionFriday

Leather can make any outfit have an edge, but mix it with a sweater, and you have the ultimate hard and soft mixed together for the perfect juxtaposition in an outfit. Think of it as putting a hard and soft edge together. Note: that when I refer to leather I am referring to both real and faux leathers. I have no particular presence either way, so feel free to real or faux to your … [Read more...]

Dear Fashionista: Party In Chicago Wardrobe Help

Dear Fashionista, Help! I'm going to Chicago in March for our son-in-laws surprise 40th. They are coming from CO with other 35-40+ yr olds. My daughter has arranged for some evenings at sports bar and Wrigley Field. What is a 60+ yr old to wear?? My daughter is an up-to-date fashion, trendy gal - Pam Dear Pam, You won't believe this but my hubby is from Chicago, and so your request for … [Read more...]

Not My Baby Anymore #WordlessWednesday

I've joined a great group of bloggers who are embracing Wordless Wednesday in a new way. How's that you ask? We'll post pictures and link directly to each other's current Wordless Wednesday post. Nothing fancy, no linky, but a fun way to get to know some women I think are pretty fantastic. My intent is to keep with my Fashionably Organized aesthetic in that I'll post pictures of fashion, beauty, … [Read more...]

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