One down, eleven to go. 2009 blew in on a strong wind (of change, of course) and I must admit, I’ve been blown hither and yon ever since. I can’t believe the month of January is on it’s way out and it didn’t look anything like I thought it would. With the exception of the giddy anticipation of President Obama’s Inauguration, I have been broadsided by my life in many ways.
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Hail to the Chief!!

“Finally, it has happened to me, right in front of my face and I’m just so excited”…or so the lyrics (kind of) go to CeCe Peniston‘s classic “Finally”. It’s been a long time coming but by God is it right on time. Mr. Obama takes the oath of office in this moment and the pride, joy and awe I feel in the face of his triumph is indescribable.…

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Extras

Merry Christmas!!

When I was growing up, one of my most treasured family traditions was all the kids piling into my mom’s car and driving around searching for the best Christmas light decorations. There was one block that was our all-time favorite because every house on the street participated in an all-out decorating competition. People would travel from all five boroughs to walk down this street that had every square inch decorated with flying sleds with Santa and his reindeers, nativity scenes, snowflakes, toy soldiers and EVERYTHING.
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Best Dresses of 2008

I LOVE to get dressed up for a great evening out but when I can’t do that, I love to look at pictures of other people who are all dolled up and looking fine. Here are some of the best dresses from industry fetes and functions. I can’t decide which is my favorite. What’s yours?

 

Thandie-Newton-Chanel-2008-Best-DressesThandie Newton in Chanel.

 

Cynthia-Nixon-seafoam-green-best-dresses-red-carpet-2008Cynthia Nixon looking better than I’ve ever seen her look.…
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I’ve Been…

I’m so excited! This is my first tag, granted by DaVida Chanel. I am officially on vacation this week but I’m thrilled to post from my mental vacation on the big island of Hawaii.

Here are my six things:

1. I just now completed my Letter to Santa and I hope he gets it in time. I know it’s late, but hey, I’m a procrastinator.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Create Some Cozy: The Hygge Way

Hygge (hoo-gah) is an old Danish concept that helps Danes get through their long, dark winters. Anyone besides me feeling the effects of winter: actual, political or otherwise? Yeah, I thought so. Fret not my lovelies, Hygge and I are here to help you make it through. Roughly translated as coziness, hygge means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people.… Read More

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