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Warm Drinks Cold Days

~~Warm Drinks Cold Days~~ Irish Coffee is one of my favorite weekend warm drinks for cold days   The Buena Vista cafe in San Francisco is rumored to be where Irish Coffee first gained popularity in the United States.    My husband and I visited the cafe and enjoyed an Irish Coffee before taking a sail in September of 2010. …

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Winter White

~~Winter White~~ Today’s post mixes winter white with a fuchsia pink color splash. Faux fur vest by Juicy Couture, H&M sweater, Zara trousers. Accessories are fuchsia velvet Chanel boy bag, Hermes Patchwork Horse scarf & Sanguine lizard Collier de Chien, and Louboutin Suspenodo 100mm slingback heels. Sunglasses by Chanel.

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Wrist Picks

~~Wrist Picks~~ Here are this week’s wrist pics!  Click on the thumbnail image for details; enjoy!

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Holiday Cape

~~Holiday Cape~~ I enjoy shopping on eBay, so many vintage and unique finds offered as seen with this cape I recently purchased. The detailing is fantastic and pairs nicely with holiday reds. Getting into the Christmas sprit today wearing a cape, faux leather pants, and Valentino rouge rockstuds. Accessories are Hermes gloves and Chanel vintage cuff.

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Bejeweled

~~Bejeweled~~ The most difficult decision when purchasing Manolo Hangisi bejeweled pumps is what color to buy. Made famous by the movie “Sex in the City,” this beloved pump is quite versatile for a satin shoe as I have worn mine with distressed boyfriend jeans, leather pants, and dresses. They are quite comfortable for a 4 inch heel, and the detailing …

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Wrist Picks

~~Wrist Picks of the Week~~ Here are this week’s Wrist Picks.  Click on the thumbnail image for details; enjoy!

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Real Simple

~~Real Simple~~ Easy prep + minimal baking time = real simple!  This brie and mandarin appetizer fits the description, and is well liked by children and adults.   You will need about 1/4 cup drained mandarin wedges , 1/2 wedge of brie (use rind for more refined palates), one egg, and one puff pastry sheet. After defrosting pastry, unfold and …

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Seeing Spots

~~Seeing Spots~~ Seeing spots this Wednesday with leather and leopard accents.   Faux leather power shoulder jacket from eBay, trousers by Zara.    Louis Vuitton Stephen Sprouse leopard scarf and kitten heels by Giuseppe Zanotti.  Vintage Chanel jumbo flap bag.

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Wrist Picks

~~Wrist Picks of the Week~~ Here are this week’s Wrist Picks.  Click on the thumbnail image for details; enjoy!

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Gloved up

~~Gloved up~~ In wintertime, gloves become a necessary but enjoyable way to accessorize.   Fingerless gloves are on the rise with the use of mobile devices, but I still prefer a classic leather glove for driving and errands.   And to keep your gloves close at hand (pun intended) I recommend glove clips.   Attach the clip to your handbag …

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