Category Archives: Personal

Phoenix Fabulous Weekend

Living in Tucson as wonderful as it is, sometimes I get a little antsy and feel the need to see something besides cactus,  desert homes that are typically built low, and the color  brown, meaning lots of dirt, clay whatever you want to call it.   Phoenix is 100 miles away and whenever I go…
Read more

Ten things that make me smile during Christmas

1. Dressing Up and the Shoe Possibilities!  Vintage Tartin Plaid Tie, Weiss Vintage Brooch Nine West Glitter Platinum Peep Toe Pumps, Chinese Laundry Red Foil Peep Toe Pumps Vintage Beaded Top, Theory Jacket Betty Muller Black Velvet Slingbacks with Vintage Shoe Clips   Target Ballet Pink Glitter Clutch Vintage Pendelton Plaid Jacket, Ciner Starburst Brooch…
Read more

Ten Comments on the 60 Mile El Tour November 17th, 2012

1. Rattlesnake Pass was the prettiest and most scenic part of the race. 2. No Flat Tires! But we passed lots who did. 3. Bananas for Breakfast and fueled with electrolytes in our waters. 4. Great Volunteers at the break stops. So kind and generous. Very Supportive. 5.  Silverbell Road SUCKS with all the crack…
Read more

Spinning, Cycling and the El Tour de Tucson

As we are approaching Nov 17th the day of the “Race” it is hard for me to believe I am going to be in it!   I am participating this year with hopes of completing the 60 mile length that I signed up to do.    My Sister is flying in from Virginia to join me…
Read more

Shoes that Speak

1.  Vintage Cowboy Boots from a Clients Closet 2. AAAHHHH Valentino Red Patent Bow Pump from a Clients Closet 3.  Christian Louboutin Classics- Impulse Buy in Chicago 4.  Naturalizers can you believe it???  Clients Closet 5.  Cole Haan Yellow Suede Dreams!  Clients Closet 6.  Anne Klein Satin Slingback.  On my way to the Arizona Theatre 2008 7.…
Read more

Two Days in Santa Barbara County

When you have little time for a  weekend in Santa Barbara County - you plan ahead, get your ducks in order and set forth to conquer. Santa Barbara has been referred to as the "American Riviera" and I would never argue with that comment. The architecture reflects Spanish Revival, rich ornate and a little rustic. I selected my Bally…
Read more

Fashion Photo Shoot in the backyard by Brittney Christie Photography

We had so much fun with this photo shoot!  I was the Stylist for both Steve and I wardrobes, Brittney took amazing photos and the weather was perfect!  Steve and I had not had a professional picture taken together since are wedding day 22 years ago! Monica and Steve