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 [...]
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 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..
Dress:: RED VALENTINO Shoes::similar here:: KURT GEIGER Handbag::SONDRA ROBERTS Pearls::MAJORICA Jacket::MILLY
Photography by Mary Summers
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:: CLUB MONACO Country Plaid Swing Coat::ORVIS
Saxxon Wool Cape:: BROOKS [...]
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 for Boden for Christmas [...]
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 [...]
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 (you may need to email Christina [...]
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 butter or orange marmalade.. [...]
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 [...]
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 they fit the same [...]
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