Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sangria and Tapas – Perfect Idea for a Summer Get Together

Recently, while waiting in line at Pottery Barn, I was admiring the cute table settings next to the register and ran across a pamphlet entitled How to Throw a Sangria and Tapas Party.  Perfect timing, too.  I was struggling to … Continue reading

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If You Are Planning to Go to Italy…..

Seven years ago, I went to Italy for the very first time and fell in love with the country.  When my husband’s friend decided to get married in Italy, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to return.  (Thank goodness … Continue reading

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No more excuses! Getting What you Want and Deserve

I recently started riding my bike regularly around the city, which has been much more pleasant than expected…once I get out of my neighborhood.  I’ve had my bike the entire three years I’ve lived in the city, but I rarely … Continue reading

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The Best $2 I Spend Each Month on a Beauty Product….And Other Favorites

While I have pretty good skin, it is oily in the T-zone and my nose always has clogged pores.  Yes, that gross black stuff – those are clogged pores!  I use face masks every week and the Clarisonic everyday, but … Continue reading

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