Monthly Archives: June 2012

Smokin’ Hot

For Christmas my parents gave me DVD copies of many of Marilyn Monroe’s movies.  My VHS copies finally bit the dust after years of love.  I adore Monroe for her sense of humor and her fashion.  But in Some Like … Continue reading

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Monday Musings

Reasons I am smiling today: A creative article on cute hair styles that are bike helmet friendly.  Amid all the negative news we are bombarded with, here are 21 pictures that will show you the good in people A DIY wall … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

Over the last few years one of my favorite liquors has become Pisco, a brandy distilled from white muscat grapes. The grapes are grown in two main areas, the region of Pisco, Peru and the Elqui Valley, Chile.  A few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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In Search of the Perfect Swimming Hole

sources: 1, 2, my own, my own, 5

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Country Strong

Country Strong for Teen Vogue April 2012, photographed by Boo George.

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100 Years of Fashion in 100 Seconds

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1950s Beach Babe Attire

There are a ton of  bathing suits available today that have a retro design, for those of us ladies who rather channel the 1950s on our beach days! then: now: suits: 1,2,3, 4 (Forever 21 no longer available), 5, 6

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