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White Button Front Blouse and Vertical Stripe Pants

I never understood why horizontal stripes were so popular last year.  Even back in my frump days I was aware that vertical, and NOT horizontal stripes, elongated the body and was therefore more flattering to wear.  Well, I am so glad that the fashion world is once again embracing the ...

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Rules for Wearing White Right

I have to admit that white is a neutral that is best worn during the warmer months.  During the warmer months, there is less chance for puddles or old snow to muddy things up. White also reflects light which in turn helps to keep you cool. The following rules seem ...

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That Heffer, Procrastination!

In 2010 I performed with a dance company, volunteered twice a week with a local adult literacy group, performed with a folk singing company and lent my time to a local organization responsible for the planning of the Taste of the Caribbean.  I did all of this while holding down ...

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Peachy Pants and Navy Blouse

So you all know I have been experimenting with color in the office.  For those who don’t know, I work as a legal assistant at an IP firm filled with lawyers and patent agents who have all kinds of advance degrees in chemistry and engineering.  It’s a pretty laid back ...

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Minty Green Jacket and Lavender Dress

SPRING 2012 TREND ALERT =====>>>> I am not big on trends or pastels but I am sooooooo in love with this minty green color that is dominating everything for Spring.  When I look at this pale, seafoamy, mintilicious hue of green I feel a sense of…calm.  Mint is a shade ...

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African Tribal Print Circle Skirt with Leather Vest

I received two marriage proposals within half an hour of stepping outside my house in this outfit.  The first was from an overly persistent fellow that I made the mistake of flashing a smile to while I was waiting for the meat guy at my local supermarket.  After escaping him ...

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Animal Print Blouse and Coral Red Pants

Last Friday, my department took me to Salute in downtown Hartford for a late birthday luncheon (my birthday was the week before).  The food was EXCELLENT and the service, impeccable.  I ordered the Shrimp Piccata which is a dish made with leeks, onions, garlic, capers and tomato in white wine, lemon and ...

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Statement Necklace

I bought this Statement necklace and matching earrings and bangle from a family friend late last year.  I love to support people with side hustles so when she turned up at our family event with her “for sale” bag, I didn’t hesitate to look.  My eyes landed on this set. ...

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