Monthly Archives: August 2011

macgyver purse…

I have not always carried a large purse.  In fact, I fluctuate purse size like Oprah fluctuates pant size… big, little, medium, big, little, big.  For the last 5 months, I’ve been carrying a large pewter colored slouch bag that I bought … Continue reading

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lies that *everyone* told me…

I just finished reading the latest Chelsea Handler book, “Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me”.  With Chelsea only contributing her outlandish comments at the conclusion of each chapter, it’s actually a collection of stories from her friends and family about … Continue reading

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retail therapy…

I did some retail therapy after work last night and shopped along the Magnificent Mile in Chicago…  I’m rarely in the mood to shop for beauty products, but last night – I totally was!  So I took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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blown away…

Have you been watching the progress of Hurrican Irene?   I most definitely have…  Aside from the fact that Irene was my paternal grandmother’s name (who was a human hurricane herself), Hurricane Irene is headed just slightly past my coastal home in Savannah … Continue reading

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biker babe…

So… the first and last time I was on a motorcycle was about 30 years ago.  I was fresh out of the tub and in my pajamas and was goaded by my teenage cousin into going for a ride with her boyfriend.  I was … Continue reading

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Chicago week 1…

So these are a few things that really made the week for me: I am surrounded by adorable yummy cupcake shops – all within walking distance of my hotel.  I popped into Sprinkles one night and picked up a vanilla … Continue reading

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lost in life…

I swiped this picture from a FB friend this morning… I love-love-love everything about it and will most likely print and frame it for my desk, but I flat-out laughed my ass off when I read the statement “Getting lost will … Continue reading

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