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Part 7 Make Over of the Year: Dillard's Shopping Spree

The fun continues as I take Jodi to Dillard's Tucson Mall for the remainder of her $250.00 Shopping Spree provided by Dillard's.  Cheryl Prendergast is awaiting our arrival as we need to fill in the holes of Jodis wardrobe and make sure she goes home with a Black Jacket. Cheryl is the wonderful, talented, professional…
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Part 6 Make Over of the Year: The Facial and Makeup Lesson

The Makeover of the year with the winner Jodi Netzer  is more than I could of ever imagined!!!  Everyone involved is absolutely 100% on board and I couldn't be happier.  Jodi and I now are headed to Blue Mercury which generously donated a facial and makeover for the promotion.  Blue Mercury is a boutique Beauty…
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Part 5 Makeover of the Year- THE HAIRCUT!!!!!!!!!!!

Ten Outfits Make Over of the Year is really coming along beautifully with the winner Jodi Netzer and today was the day  I had been waiting for!!!!! The Haircut and Style!!!!! Her last haircut was the year 2000!!!  I think it is time!!!!!!!!!!!!! Vanessa Baird owner of Studio 110 was the woman who was going…
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Part 4 MakeOver of the Year : Shopping Spree at Buffalo Exchange

The Total Shopping Spree amount was $500.00  I decided to divide the prize $250.00 each at Buffalo Exchange and Dillard's.  I chose Buffalo Exchange because I knew we would find one of a kind treasures at a great price  and I was right!  I wanted Jodi to get the most out of her money and…
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Ten Outfits Make Over of the Year Part 3 Bra Fitting and Lingerie 101

After  completing our Style Evaluation and Closet Edit Jodi,  the winner of the MakeOver of the Year and I were on our way to get a new bra and perhaps a few other goodies.  Jodi was in for a treat today! I always suggest before Personal Shopping one must  be fitted for a Bra in their current size.…
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Palm Springs- The Parker WOW!!!!

Quick trip and so much to digest so to speak.  I haven't visited Palm Springs in 15 years and I forgot how much I loved it.  Let me rephrase that I think I love it more than when I first visited.  My appreciation for Mid Century Modern Architecture and Interiors has increased triple fold since…
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How to wear a Checkered Blouse and not look like an Idiot

When a checkered blouse comes to mind you don't think cool - as in outfit cool. You probably say no way ,  I am going to look like a picnic  tablecloth!  Second thought is the sightings of a checkered blouse either with denim or daisy dukes which we have all seen many times.  This results in…
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Master Class: Fall Layering Techniques

Tips on Master Layering 1.  Limit your Layers, 3 is best J Crew Sleeveless Ruffle Top, J Crew Leopard Cardigan, Antonio Melani Gray Cashmere Cardigan Sweater, Zara Cigarette Jeans, Stuart Weitzman Black Pumps 2.  Know your Body Type:  Are you an Apple, Pear, Ruler, Inverted Triangle or Hourglass.  Understanding your body type helps with the…
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Turkey Dinner Tips, Leftovers and Dancing thru the process!

So many of my friends and acquaintances are frustrated this time of year because  when it comes to the Turkey Dinner they can't do GRAVY or STUFFING!!  I hear this all the time and I say : "But it is so easy"!  So this year I decided to unravel the mystery of these basics so…
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Vegas: Part 2 – Ten things that bug me about it.

Last week I embellished on all that I enjoyed about Vegas and this week I am flipping it to the not so loving it about Vegas. On a positive side  I do want to go back and see and do more there but in 72 hours which was the extent of my visit you can't…
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Vegas: Part One: Top Ten things that made me Smile

After spending 72 hours in Sin City I have concluded a few thoughts.  There are good aspects, bad and most definitely ugly. This blog is all about the good, Part 2 in the near future will reveal what I didn't love so much. I was fortunate to travel with a friend who was so easy…
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The Phoenician, Three Dinner Dresses, and another Birthday

October in my opinion has the most beautiful weather of the year!  For those who live in Tucson, the 1.5 hour drive to Scottsdale/Phoenix is effortless and a wonderful getaway with a different vibe, great restaurants, shopping, sites. and incredible resorts during this season.  My favorite resort is the Phoenician Hotel.  It is so gorgeous…
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What to Wear, Packing Strategies for a Luxury Getaway Weekend

When anticipating a luxurious spa weekend at The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa in Riverside one must pack with careful thought. Two words:  Relaxed Glamour! Bring comfortable clothes but also add a  little exotic,  a little flashy, a little sense of escapism. Accessories can play a huge part to this plan. Zara Prada wanna be Sparkly…
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Shorts 101

 Shorts in my opinion have become more popular over the last year.  We are catching on to dressing them up and showing some leg. I have embraced wearing shorts this year and I am enjoying them.  Remember FASHION IS FUN!!!!   Do I have some cellulite? YES.  Do I have big thighs?  YES.  Am I over 40…
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