Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year 2010

Make 2010 your best year ever. Please be safe this New Year's Eve.

Monday, December 28, 2009

The Magic Bullet Blender

Okay, so I wanted one, I can't help myself. I have seen the infomercial tons of times. Probably should sleep more. So I really did get one for Christmas. Guess what, made a great Frozen Margarita , YUM. Next, I am going to try the frozen berries into a sorbet.
What crazy Christmas Gift did you get?

Saturday, December 26, 2009

What Did You Buy Yourself For Christmas? Amazing Shoes

So what did you buy yourself for Christmas? I bought some amazing shoes. The picture below is Go Jane, from Don't you just love them? Who doesn't just love a great deal on a great looking shoe?

Shoes below are Guess "Chief".

Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas Vintage Images

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, I will be back to blogging on Monday.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Gossip Girl - Serena's Gold Dress -- Dress for less!

Are you thinking Holidays and New Years? I am and this dress that Serena wore so fits the bill, but not the price tag. I found a super cute immitation over at It is by Free People and it is less than $75.00. $68, to be exact. You can't beat that! Free People Sequined Mesh Tunic.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Fruitcake -- or -- Sequin Black Flat?

Okay, this time of year, I have a relative that sends Fruitcake. Yes, Fruitcake. Should that tell me something about how this particular relative feels? Na, so I decided today to think about fruitcake. I don't eat it, never have, never will, so when I get that fruitcake, which I am sure I will, I think I will treat myself to some Steve Madden Kinky Black Sequin Shoes. $59.95 at

Yum, way better than fruitcake. Steve Madden Black Flats.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Shoe Closet - Christina Aguilera

The girl loves shoes!! Who wouldn't love this shoe closet? I know I would truly love it. So what does your shoe closet look like?

Christian Aguilera in In Style, December 2009.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Christmas Sweaters -- Forever 21 Sweaters

Okay, so I really don't understand Christmas Sweaters, with reindeer, or trees. But one thing I do understand is a great inexpensive sweater. Check out the sweaters below all under $35, at

All photos and sweaters from

Monday, November 30, 2009

Wrap Dress -- Make your own -- Pattern Plus Size 12

What an amazing classic Vintage Pattern. Plus Size 12. Make a wonderful Wrap Dress. Many more patterns in my Etsy Store. Thanks.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Miracle on 34th Street - Black Friday -- Cyber Monday

Getting ready for some online retail therapy? Well, Happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy the parade, them cuddle up with your favorite Miracle on 34th Street DVD, and you will be ready for Black Friday Sales. Or Cyber Monday Sales.

Check out all the great sites, like Etsy, Ebay, and your favorite Retailers. All have great specials.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Sorry, don't know where image is from.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Taylor Jacobson - Sideways Cross Necklace

I know I have posted on Taylor Jacobson's Necklace. But, can I say I am obsessed with Sideways Floating Necklaces!! I just love the way they wear around your neck. Oh, and the compliments are amazing. I also love the Tiffany Key Necklaces (so out of my budget). So in honor of my love of sideways necklaces and Taylor Jacobson's Cross Necklace, and Key Necklaces, I have combined the 2 and handcrafted a Sideways Key Necklace. It is in .925 Sterling Silver. Made to wear daily by itself or layered. Just click on my Etsy shop on the right.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Kate Hudson -- Who What Wear

Who doesn't love Kate Hudson? Well, found this great image and style over at Who What, and what's not to love. I love every piece. Such great inspiration. Especially great for us girls here in the Southwest, where it is cold in the morning and warm in the afternoon. Here we just don't need to bundle up that much. So this look and the one she is wearing are perfect. What do you love? Enjoy.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Sterling Silver Sideways Floating Key Necklace

Do you love Taylor Jacobson's Sideways Cross? Do you covet Tiffany's Key Necklaces? Well then you will love this Sideways Floating Key Necklace available in my Etsy shop for $21.95, with Free Shipping in the States. Just click on my store at the right side of this page.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Courtney Thorne-Smith - Sorority Wars

I caught Sorority Wars on Lifetime on Demand the other day and was pleasantly surprised. Another great Actress that has not had plastic surgery. She looks great and her face looks great!! I am tired of all the actresses with their super tight faces and lips. It is so refreshing to see an actress that looks real. Oh, and she looks great!! Bravo, I will watch her on whatever she is on.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Make your own Fashionista Clock -- Whatever Clock

Whatever Clock and photo from Target.

Found this great clock over at Apartment Therapy. You could customize it to say, Whatever, I'm late anyways, but I always have time to look fashionable. May have to make this for my favorite Fashionista. Hmmm, thinking Christmas already.

Parts needed:
Giant Canvas
Stencils, or Freehand
Clock Mechanism -- (your favorite local craft store)

Monday, November 16, 2009

Paula Dean's Gooey Pumpkin Butter Cake

I saw this being made over on Food Network TV the other day, so I hopped on over to the Food Network for a pic and the recipe. It looks so yummy. Even if you didn't like pumpkin, it would be wonderful. It is just a variation on a Gooey Butter Cake. Yummmm.

1 (18 1/4-ounce) package yellow cake mix
1 egg
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 (16-ounce) box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine the cake mix, egg, and butter and mix well with an electric mixer.

Pat the mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 13 by 9-inch baking pan.

o make the filling: In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese and pumpkin until smooth.

Add the eggs, vanilla, and butter, and beat together.

Next, add the powdered sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and mix well.

Spread pumpkin mixture over cake batter and bake for 40 to 50 minutes.

Make sure not to overbake as the center should be a little gooey.
Serve with fresh whipped cream.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

American Fashion Cookbook --- Rachel Zoe

American Fashion Cookbook. Over 100 recipes of Favorite Designers. I found this great cookbook over at Rachel Zoe's Twitter. I have to have it. Diane Von Furstenburg makes "Saturday Night Chicken", who knew? Looks like tons of fun for you favorite fashionista. Could be a great Stocking Stuffer.

Photo from

If you aren't following her on Twitter, check her out. Super fun stuff, and great info.
Love Rachel Zoe, oooh and Brad too!

Friday, November 13, 2009

Abercrombie & Fitch Cardigans -- Available on Ebay

I have some great Abercrombie & Fitch Cardigans on Ebay. Check them out.
The Brown is #200405106054
Just go to Ebay and go to my Ebay Shop slstyleshop -- or search by their Ebay number.
Great cardigans with an open neck, so you can see your shirt underneath. They are beautiful.

The Navy is #200405101080

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Taylor Jacobson -- Leaves Rachel Zoe

Taylor Jacobson is striking out on her own, according to her Twitter, as well as a statement by Rachel Zoe. Whatever, the reason, I hope they do another season of the Rachel Zoe Project, it is my guilty pleasure.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Heidi Klum -- For Ann Taylor This Christmas

Heidi Klum will be posing or Ann Taylor for some of their Holiday Apparel. Yeah, love Heidi Klum. Love Ann Taylor. I really love the jewelry, and that sweater color is amazing, it is cashmere. Can't wait. Love it all.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Mad Men Season 3 Finale -- Betty -- January Jones

I love Mad Men. The clothes, the stories, oh just everything. I loved the season 3 finale, but we can't loose Betty. I love her clothes and cool demeanor. Oh, and Joan coming in to save the day for the men, well I just loved it, I have missed her all season, she is a favorite. So if you haven't watched Mad Men, catch up, get it On Demand. Great show.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Vintage Cocktail Dress Pattern - Mad Men Style

Check my Etsy shop for great Vintage Patterns. This classic cocktail dress pattern will make you feel like you just stepped off the set of Mad Men. Just click on my Etsy on the right.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Christmas Decorating -- Apartment Living - College Life

Live in a dorm or aparment. In college, and not much time or money for decorating. Take this great idea from Pottery Barn. Use pictures as your decorations. You can put these on Wreaths, Trees, or just on a wall. If you put on a wall, use the Post-it picture paper to print, and you can easily remove after the Holidays. If you are using on a tree or wreath, just mount to cardboard, any inexpensive copy of a picture or picture, and put a colored paper mat around it (check the memory book section of your favorite craft store). Then fill your tree with your friends and family. Instant Holiday.

Image from

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Mad Men -- Betty's Blue Suit

Love, love, love Mad Men!! Love Betty's suit with the fur, or faux fur. What a classic look.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Vintage Vogue - What is old is New in Fashion

I love looking back to the past for fashion inspiration. Vogue always inspires me. The photo below (don't know where it is from) is Jane Fonda. Notice that Plaid is back in fashion this season -- check Ralph Lauren. Also, notice the chunky bangles, again, great style for this season.

I just love this ad. I like the pearl button earrings. I also like the pink scarf around her neck.


Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Cardi Wrap Sweater

I love the look of a cardi wrap sweater. They are fashionable, and you can throw them into a purse or briefcase and have a wrap if you get somewhere and it is cold. The wrap below is from BCBG Max Azria. Cardi Wraps -- great idea.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Daphne Zuniga Melrose Place 2009

I am enjoying the New Melrose Place. It is a little slow, but worth watching. What I really liked was seeing Daphne Zuniga. She looked great! What was best about her, was her face. No awful face lift, like so many stars have had. She looked natural and her age. Good for her!!

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Pumpkin Pie Cocktail -- Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween!!
**As always please drink responsibly.
Pumpkin Pie Cocktail
2 oz canned pumpkin
2 oz half and half
2 oz vodka
1 oz spiced rum
Mix pumpkin and half and half until well blended.
Put ice in glass and add vodka and spiced rum, then pour in the pumpkin mixture and mix well.
Add more pumpkin to tase. Yum.
Non - Alcoholic version. Substitute Cola for vodka and spiced rum.
Or -- Big scoop of vanilla ice cream add pumpkin and half and half and blend well, then add a splash of cola.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Vintage Model Photos - Very America's Next Top Model

You know how on America's Next Top Model, they have the models do these weird and unusual photo shoots. Well it seems in the 1960's the unusual photo shoot was very popular. Just take a look at the two below.

Both pictures are from Norman Parkinson A Very British Glamour Hardcover Book.

Carmen Dell'Orefice on a crane in front of Old Bailey, London; Queen Magazine cover, September 1960.

Celia Hammond photographed for a Wetherall advertisement, Paris, 1962.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Halloween Thrillers -- Boo!!

Who can resist a scary movie. I like mine a little more thrilling. So here are a few to enjoy.

Take a ride back to 1973 for some groovy clothes and a scary movie.

Get your 60's on baby. 1967 Wait Until Dark, with Audrey Hepburn. Classy --Thrilling-- Fun!

A stylish thriller from 1998. It was filmed as a classic, classic clothes, classic interiors, still looks great today. Enjoy.