Classic Style For New Year’s Eve

Saying Goodbye to 2017 in Classic Style

  With a Classic Tune

“Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind?

Should old acquaintance be forgot, and old lang syne?”

Ready or not, we’re coming to the end of another year and soon we will be ringing in the new and singing along to the very familiar New Year’s Eve: “Auld Lang Syne.”  While it’s a true classic few people know the meaning or the words. And so, we happily hum along after the first two lines.

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Holiday Outfit: Tweed Jacket + Jeans

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Second Holiday Outfit of the Week




Tweed & Jeans + Gold =Daytime Holiday Outfit

 Here’s the jest, I am reviewing pictures from my previous post. And I realized that you all might like a look at all three combinations which I came up with while closet shopping for holiday outfits.  Consequently, I decided to do a series featuring my denim jeans and gold shimmer top and show you all three looks. Today in the second part, I am wearing a tweed jacket, denim jeans and casual brown flats with a classic handbag. A perfect daytime holiday outfit for a luncheon with the girls!

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Jazzed Up Jeans Holiday Style

Do You Incorporate Your Jeans Into Your Holiday Outfits?


Jeans With A Little Shimmer and Glimmer on Top

Jeans are one of today’s number one wardrobe stables. And so, it only stands to reason that we often find ourselves reaching for a pair of jeans even on festive occasions. Fortunately, it works!  Just jazz them up with accessories and a little shimmer, and glimmer on the top.

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6 Books That Will Make Great Christmas Gifts


The Gifts Of Reading


The secret is out… I love read!  And I love to give and receive books as Christmas gifts. Belonging  to a book club totally inspires me to read more and I can’t seem to stop looking for fresh new favorites to add to my reading list!  Here are some suggestions if you are looking for books as Christmas gifts. It is hard to narrow the list to only a few choices, but I think I’ve got something for everyone.  I really would love spent the day, and come up with more options, but this is a good start!  If you have a reader on your list, books will definitely make wonderful Christmas gifts!




No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephine Powell Watt

This was the Inaugural Sarah Jessicia Parker pick for Book Club Central and our book club’s November choice. I am about half way throug and enjoying every moment of this read.



Wonder by: RJPalacio

Now a major motion picture.  Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay! Our group just finished reading the book in anticipation of a group movie night!

You will fall in love with Auggie Pullman…he’s a extraordinary young man!  #1 New York Times bestseller

The book that inspired the Choose Kind movement.



Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by:Gail Honeyman

Meet Eleanor Oliphant. She thinks she’s fine, but she’s not. Struggling with social skills she’s one quirky lady.  Reese Witherspoon has bought the movie rights and we may soon see Eleanor on the big screen.




A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towles

An all time favorite! A Gentleman in Moscow is the 30-year saga of the Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov. Count Rostov is placed under house arrest inside the Metropol Hotel in Moscow in 1922. A truly great read! 5Stars



The Perfect Present by Stella Jones

The perfect gift for young readers. Siblings Bobby and Bella search to find the perfect gift for each other. Neither have enough money. Will they find a way to give the best gift ever?



The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners

The new year is right around the corner. Know someone who wants to trim their waistline without sacrificing taste buds?  The Mediterranean diet fills your plate with diverse and delicious tastes. Recipes, meal plan and tips. Score a gift giving winner!

If you are planing on giving  some books as Christmas gifts, I hope that you have found this list valuable. And if you have any additonal suggestions, I welcome your input. Please leave all recommendations in the comment section below.

Have an amazing day!



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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

 Wishing You The Luck Of The Irish!

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

St. Patrick’s Day is a day for the wearing of green and proclaiming “Kiss me I’m Irish”. One of luckiest and fun holidays of the year. On St. Patrick’s Day everyone is a little bit Irish.

Celebrations abound around the world. Many will be attending religious services. Cities are hosting parades. And of course shamrocks, leprechaun and green beer will be making an appearance at the festivities.

For all my friends, Irish or not, I would like to share a little Irish Prayer.

“May God give you,

For every storm a rainbow,

For every tear, a smile,

For every care, a promise,

And a blessing in each trial.

For every problem life sends,

A  faithful friend to share.

For every sigh, a sweet song. 

And an answer for each prayer”.


“If you are lucky enough to be Irish you are lucky enough.” – Irish proverb

May we all be lucky, healthy and happy today. That is my wish for you dear friends.

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Remember to have fun loving and living life to it’s fullest!


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