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Beardskis blowing in with cool weather

By | August 20, 2014 6:15 am | 0 Comments

Well I was going to save this for Fashion Friday, but I just can’t wait that long. If you always wanted a beard — here’s one to warm you up — they are called Beardskis. What a great gift idea. Or Halloween costume idea. It’s about four months to Christmas. Yikes, but what better way to…

 

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Fashion Friday: Toilet paper wedding dress winners are …

By | June 13, 2014 6:15 am | 0 Comments

I DO think you’ll agree these wedding dresses are impressive — made out of toilet paper. The 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress contest held in New York City announced its winners yesterday and they include:   First place:  Romance on a Roll by 28-year-old Susan Brennan of Orchard Lake, Mich. The designer and professional cheerleader for the Detroit…

 

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Add a little white dress to the weekend

By | May 23, 2014 6:47 am | 0 Comments

This one is from Peebles. It’s $70, and at Macys, I found 65 choices for white dresses. You gotta love a name like White Haute Fashions. Click on that link for some great looks — white with plenty of colorful accessories to pop some style. Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to bring out a LWD (little…

 

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Fashion Friday — sip on a straw with bling

By | April 25, 2014 7:22 am | 0 Comments

Wanna keep those pearly whites from discoloring as a result of too much coffee, tea or other beverages? The folks at strawenvy.com did too. They  sent me an email touting sparkling straws with crystal bling. The straws assure you will sip in style and minimize discolored teeth. These straws work in hot and cold beverages, and they are…

 

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Roll into Charmin toilet paper wedding dress contest

By | March 31, 2014 7:41 am | 1 Comment

It’s time for the 10th Annual Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest sponsored by Charmin. Laura Gawne and Susan Bain, who operate the www.Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com, annually ask  readers to create wedding gowns using toilet paper, tape, needle, thread and  glue. You can win $2,000! Feeling inspired? You have until May 13 to submit your design — just the photos. The…

 

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Fashion Friday goes styling with white dresses

By | March 28, 2014 7:37 am | 0 Comments

No, we’re not talking wedding dresses. Nearly every store and website has some summery white dresses on hand. One of my faves that I wore decades ago was a creamy lacy number I had — think tablecloth lace. It worked for career and event dressing. Just a classic. This one at left is a Style&Co….

 

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Fashion Friday — love a lotta polka dotta

By | March 21, 2014 7:02 am | 0 Comments

Shoes, dresses, skirts, tops — you name it, dots are on it. I’ve probably had polka-dot something every year since I’ve been a kid. The dots are on point this spring too. Many shoes — colorful shoes have dots. And the dresses are everywhere. The retro-style heels at left are from Rakuten – about $48. I…

 

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Daughter buys a car in less than 8 hours

By | March 16, 2014 7:12 am | 0 Comments

The urge to get a new car strikes every spring. Last year my daughter, Kelly, who lives in Pittsburgh, paid off her old Chevy Cobalt and thought about a newer car but found nothing appealing. This year, the old Cobalt was begging to be replaced. She shopped online looking at cars at John Fries Auto Sales,…

 

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Fashion Friday — geometrics intersect with fashion

By | March 14, 2014 6:08 am | 0 Comments

I found a lot of styles for spring that are rocking geometric patterns. And metallics and a lot of other things I probably won’t wear. But I would if I were younger. This top at left from Intermix online showed up in some designer clothing ideas in InStyle. It’s way out of my price range…

 

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Red all about it — World Stroke Day, red shoe day

By | October 29, 2013 11:37 am | 0 Comments

It’s Tuesday, Red Shoe Day and World Stroke Day. I’ll tie them together. Just give me a minute. A lot of people in my family and circle of friends have been affected by strokes. My grandfather, father, niece (and she was only 30) and many others close to me — young people — have had…

 

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