I finally had an opportunity to take another sewing class! If you have been following my blog, you know I decorated a sewing space in my daughter’s room and took my first class last year. You can checkout my sewing room here. Unfortunately, I have not touched my sewing machine in months! So when my sister mentioned that she was taking a class called Sip and Sew with Stitched By Shay… I jumped at the opportunity!
The class was so fun and I am very proud of my beautiful African skirt! This was not an easy project but, we were all beginners so we struggled together, lol ! The snacks and mimosas made it a little easier and fun!
Shay was so patient and easy to work with. My sister and I had so much fun! Checkout this little video of the class and if you are interested in more information about her classes and business checkout her Facebook page here.
When I went to the Loft website yesterday it said 97 days of summer! It was nice to see that reminder because if you go into the stores, all you see are Back to School signs and fall items already! I am not ready to let go of summer or my vacation yet, so it was great to find this flowery off the shoulder dress and this fabulous bamboo bag. This bamboo bag is perfect to carry all summer long and a great reminder that summer is still in full bloom! Continue reading →
Now that summer is upon us, I am thinking beach, vacay, outdoor concerts, barbecue, and fun in the sun! Checkout my picks for summer essentials for all of your summer outings. I call it-summer in a bag ! First, start with a great summer tote bag!
When I saw this dress, I immediately thought about Hawaii! I have never been there but, this tropical print seems like the beautiful flowers and easy breezy feel you would enjoy when you are there. I am so excited because my husband and I have planned our first trip there for our 25th wedding anniversary and our 50th birthdays! So I am starting to collect a few pieces for the trip. Continue reading →
Color and Denim-Work it Wednesday!
I love this denim strapless dress and I crossed my fingers that I would be able to squeeze into it this summer, lol! I brought it on clearance back in January at White House Black Market with visions of wearing it on a warm summer night or to brunch with the girls. With the help of a good strapless bra and Spanx I am in…whoo hoo! Continue reading →
This week I pulled out my super bright Kate Spade handbag and my orange and white stripe top for a casual spring look! I think stripes and brights work well together when you are ready for some fun in the sun! The weather is so nice that it makes me want to head outdoors and just enjoy the cool breeze.Continue reading →
I love finding a great pair of shoes! When I am shopping for shoes, I look for the three C’s: they have to be cute, comfortable, and cost effective. Luckily, these black strappy heels with terrific tassels fit the bill! I found them at Madewell a few months ago on sale for $40.00. They were on clearance in late January which is a great time to shop! Continue reading →
My daughter loves the movie, Devil Wears Prada! So when I told her that I was going to feature this floral dress for my next spring post she said, “Florals, for spring…groundbreaking.” We both laughed because I kinda remembered Meryl Streep saying this with a very unimpressed look at one of her staff meetings. She was very hard to impress, LOL! However, even though florals for spring are not new, they are classic and often a great choice for spring! Continue reading →
I have been looking at off the shoulder style tops for months! However, every time I try one on, it just does not look flattering! I am starting to think that the off the shoulder look is just not for me, LOL! Then I decided to try this peekaboo shoulder top. It’s a little more subtle version of the off the shoulder look. I think this one looked better on me and I liked the fit. It is also a bonus that you can wear a regular bra and not have to worry about the straps showing! Continue reading →
It is just about time for the Los Angeles Community Church Annual Tea Table Competition! I love to see the beautiful tables and dress up for the event! This year, I found this cute dress that I think will be perfect for the occasion! Continue reading →