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  1. Chic Desktop Chalkboard

    February 18, 2011 by barbara

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    It is time to go green and forget about sticky notes.  This handy Desktop Chalkboard from Crate & Barrel is just perfect for leaving messages, grocery lists and reminders on your desk. Start getting organized today and get a Desktop Chalkboard.  It is a great addition to your home or office.  A friend’s birthday is coming up so I think this would make a lovely gift for her.


  2. Rustic Display Box

    February 16, 2011 by barbara

    I love the idea of taking old items especially those that are bound for the trash bins being remaked into new items.  Vintage inspired crafts and recycled items are great items for decorating the home.   Besides reducing our carbon footprint, using recycled items is a way to give a new dimension to the beauty of your home.  I really like this lovely Rustic Display Box from Mothology.com.  Made from recycled pine, this rustic cubby is great for displaying the precious photos or mementos and when placed at the entryway, you can even use it to hold your keys, blackberry or spare change.

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  3. Accessorize Like The Stars

    February 16, 2011 by barbara

    I love chunky accessories especially necklaces.  Have you experiment with this trend before?  Chunky necklaces work well with almost every trend.  Whether you are wearing strapless dress, casual shirt or work wear, this staple piece of accessory can transform a drab look to a fabulous one.  You don’t have to worry about burning a hole in your pocket in order to look pretty.  There are many chic chunky necklaces available at Target and Forever 21.

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    Chunky Necklace from Target.

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    Cascading Pearlescent Necklace.  $10.80. Forever 21

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    Two Tiered Beaded Necklace. $7.80.  Forever 21

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    Jewelled Necklace. $12.00. Forever 21


  4. Cover-Ups For Women

    February 15, 2011 by barbara

    When I was going through the roadside assistance plan, a friend called and asked me if I know where she can find nice cover-ups.  She will be attending her sister’s wedding dinner next month and has found a very nice dress to wear.  However, she wants her shoulders to be covered and has problem finding a nice cardi or jacket.  I went online and found a few beautiful boleros.  I hope my friend would like them.

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    Lace Bolero from WhiteHouseBlackMarket.com

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    Premium Grey Ruffled Chiffon Bolero from TopShop.com

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    Iman Grand Ruffle Shrug Jacket from HSN.com


  5. hearts hearts hearts

    February 13, 2011 by barbara

    Oh there are so many things to love at ban.do.  Sequins, hearts, shimmer.  I am loving all these girly stuff.   If you are looking for some fun and flirty styles for Valentine’s Day, well check out ShopBando.com.  My favourite items would be :-

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    Bedazzled Sequin Heart which can be worn on the hair or as a brooch

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    Ban.do heart shoe clips which is great to dress up your shoe

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    Pop flower that can be worn as a corsage as well


  6. Decorating The Kid’s Room With Petit Pan

    February 12, 2011 by barbara

    I just finished looking up the car insurance quotes when my friend called and asked if I have heard of this cute shop called Petit Pan.  She gave me a link and asked me to check it out.   This shop has the most awesome paper animals and mobiles.  These things are just perfect for a kid’s room.  I can’t wait to get some for my daughter’s room.  They are just too cute.  Below are my favourites :-

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  7. Don’t Throw Away Your Plastic Bags

    February 9, 2011 by barbara

    Help save the environment with this Plastic Bag Trash Can kit from Karmakiss.net.  Instead of throwing away your plastic bags, you can cut them and weave them into this unique trash can.  This cool kit makes recycling fun and easy.  It features a metal frame which allow you to weave in the plastic bags for a customized trash can.  Besides plastic bags, you can also use newspaper, scrap fabric from t-shirt strips and more.   Let your creativity juice flows and Remake It!

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  8. Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

    February 8, 2011 by barbara

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  Are you looking for Valentine’s Day gift for your loved ones but are still unsure what to get?  Flowers and chocolates are wonderful but they do not last long. So, if you want something unique and will be appreciated by your loved ones, do read on.

    1)  Pamper her by calling the raleigh carpet cleaning services to clean the carpet at home.

    2)  A shiny flirty pair of patent leather Enzo Angiolini peep toes

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    3)    Surprise her with a Benefit – Confessions of a Concealaholic kit.

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    4)  Pair this Cultured Pearl and Diamond Chandelier Earrings from Ross Simmons with a fabulous dress for a sizzling outfit.

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  9. Designer Maternity Gown

    February 6, 2011 by barbara

    Now I wonder why didn’t I find this out sooner?  A designer maternity gown which is the perfect thing to wear after child birth.  I looked horrible after giving birth and it didn’t help that I was wearing the drab green flimsy hospital garb. Now, mommies can look like a million dollars in this Gown-2-Go, Amy Butler LOVE Collection which is made to flatter any body or shape and are completely customizable.  This knee length gown has snaps down the full length of the back for modesty and ease of access for hospital staff. Both sleeves unsnap completely, allowing full access for nursing your newborn. It also comes with a beautiful ribbon sash to create a lovely empire waist.

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  10. Band-Aids For The Fashionista

    February 2, 2011 by barbara

    Love this fashion boo boos from Forever 21.  Nothing soothes or heal a cut better than a chic band-aid.   A packet of Fashion Boo Boos features polka dot, heart and bow prints.  There are 24 pieces in a packet ($4).  Psst…no one would know if you would like to fake a cut just so you can put a cute band-aid on your arm.  I know someone who does that once in a while.

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