Walking Sticks and Wanderings: A perfect gift

This Christmas we love to give the book Walking Sticks and Wanderings, by Joyce Wilkens. Joyce is graciously donating $5 from every sale resulting from contacts of Mr. Roosevelt Wilkerson. We featured Roosevelt’s story earlier, and his story is told in detail in the book. Mr. Wilkerson’s work carving walking sticks and the volunteer Susan Nowlin who helps market [...]

Our Favorite Starbucks

If you have ever been to the Starbucks at Highland Park Village you know that the team there is super!!. If you are a regular, like our “exercise friends”, you know that they know your drink.. Jan and her outstanding team have made meeting at 6:45a.m. a delight. Our group has had birthday banners that have lasted for years.. [...]

Cyber Monday and Cocktail Dresses

Cyber Monday is a pretty big shopping day… Always a good time to buy Christmas gifts and dressy dresses. This dress is on sale several places. And the handbag is a steal..
Happy Monday.

Dress:: RED VALENTINO  Shoes::similar here:: KURT GEIGER  Handbag::SONDRA ROBERTS  Pearls::MAJORICA  Jacket::MILLY

December 1st, 2014|Fashion, Featured|0 Comments|

Sales on Capes and Boots

Dallas is the perfect climate for Capes and Boots. And even better when they are on sale. We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Enjoy your weekend..

Saxxon Wool Cape:: BROOKS BROTHERS  Nico Ankle Boots:: KLUB NICO  McKenzie Slipper Bootie:: SPERRY  Leather Trim Cape::  VINCE  Buttoned Cape Coat::ZARA  Arleta Cape:: [...]

November 28th, 2014|Fashion, Featured|0 Comments|

Ottoman Shift

Boden USA has the Ottoman Shift Dress that reminds us of retro dresses of the 60’s(and it’s on sale)… yet it also comes in an array of colors.. Easy to wear, they can also be worn with black tights and boots. Put on a blazer and it can be worn as a suit dress. Look [...]

November 26th, 2014|Fashion, Featured|0 Comments|

Skin Smoothing Primers

These three primers today are ones we think you will love. After having tried 7, these are our top 3. Mabelline baby skin has no color, so it is great under a foundation or powder you love. ZO is also a great sunscreen, and has a neutral color, so that sometimes we dont even use foundation. Porefessional is a [...]

Mi Golondrina New Designs

Thank you dear Christina and Mi Golondrina for designing these new pieces in your already wonderful line of clothing. We love the color of this poncho from Guatemala.. Paired with older boots from Brooks Brothers, we are ready for the weekend… Probably need to cheer on Baylor with these colors…

Poncho:: MI GOLONDRIA     [...]

November 21st, 2014|Fashion, Featured|0 Comments|

Kahlua Pumpkin Bread

If you are craving pumpkin bread before next week’s pie, this is a Kahlua Pumpkin Bread is yummy to have on hand. Moist with pumpkin, it can be made with  Cup4Cup gluten free flour. If you are using regular flour, we like King Arthur Flour.
Also this bread can be toasted and served with extra [...]

November 19th, 2014|Featured, Food|0 Comments|

Craven Studio and Martin Dingman

Two wonderful resources for you for gifts this season are Craven Studio in North Carolina and Martin Dingman in Arkansas. Ian and Jo Lydia Craven are world renown for their handbuilt porcelain bowls and vases.. The glazes are amazing. Martin Dingman Countrywear have leather goods, apparel, and gifts that are classic and last a lifetime. The unbrella is a [...]

Workout Wear

With the help of Nancy Rose Performance and Chaser Knot Back Long Sleeve Tee,    we are set for the gym and around town.. Nancy Rose Pants have a great waistband, and also come in a moto long legging that is fun.
Their tanks have just the right amount of stretch and are preshrunk so [...]