Monthly Archives: September 2017

The Swiftness of Saturday—From Running Errands to Discovering a Treasure of Old Books!

Fall has finally arrived on this last day of September!  We woke up this morning to those low clouds—you know, the gray ones that when you look closely, you can see a bit of blue sky but for the most … Continue reading

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How To Be A Savvy Shopper and Make a Bad Purchase Work!

While enjoying the many photos of those I follow on Instagram earlier this morning, I was struck by an ad.  Yeah. The most annoying thing about Instagram is the never-ending parade of sponsored ads.  I hide them all. My emoji … Continue reading

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Oy Vey! Hits and Misses for The Mrs.

What a day it’s been.  In a fun way, naturally! The sky was crystal clear, and even though it was hot, the air was nice and crisp and cool. Just a beautiful, beautiful day! You know the kind of day … Continue reading

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My Wardrobe May Not Be Capsule—But I Have Capsule Brands

One subject that I always seem to be reading about is the “Capsule Wardrobe”.  This wardrobe is built around a few essential, classic and timeless items.  Google this term and you will find hundreds of articles and variations of this … Continue reading

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Bonaparte’s Waterloo. And Great $12 Eyeshadow Palettes!

It’s Sunday and I ate too much last night.  Add to that and the fact that the summer heat is still lingering like a drunken guest who’s stayed too late at the party and you can guess how the weekend … Continue reading

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Forget “Where’s the Beef”—Where’s the “Pig”-mentation?

High-low is the way I go.  Mixing higher-end clothing with low-end is always a fun challenge—and who doesn’t love a fun challenge? And, I love mixing higher end and lower end beauty items.   And since the price of drugstore beauty … Continue reading

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OMG!! OMG!! I Made It To Buzzfeed! I Made It To Buzzfeed!

It happened this morning.  Just before my husband (I love calling Bonaparte that!) brought me my morning coffee, I grabbed my phone from the nightstand to see if anything in my self-important life was happening. I was shocked that I did … Continue reading

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Hair I Go Again!

Recently I received a couple of emails asking me about wigs.  Questions along the lines of how do I pick a wig?  What styles to look for?  What do I like? So, I figured that today, I would hone in … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust. And when DIY Turns Into DYT!

You know that I’ve always been open and honest on my blog and share just about everything with you.  Have you noticed that I’ve been running a few errands during the day this past week and that my wardrobe of … Continue reading

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A Beauty Purchase That Didn’t Work—and A Couple That Did!

Did I mention I purchased an eyeshadow palette by Tarte? Yeah. As if I needed another eyeshadow palette. I picked it up the other day when I was at Sephora getting my Fenty on. This seemed like a clever idea … Continue reading

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