• New eyeglasses from Firmoo

    Okay, so I’ve been long overdue for a new pair of eyeglasses but between the hectic days and the usual dose of procrastination, this whole idea never quite got off the ground. Along comes Firmoo.com offering to…

  • My take on Oscar fashion 2013

    I’m late to the party. But of course. I’ve been doing memes all week because they’re so much fun. At the same time, I can’t let Oscar week go by without my take on the Red Carpet…

  • Santa Claws

    Confession time. I’ve never had a manicure or a pedicure. I know. Shocking. Right? I’m a complete sucker for fancy nails but I insist on doing them myself. Somehow the idea of paying someone to do something…

  • Chats on the Farmhouse Porch 63

    1. Do you like to have a variety of handbags, or are you happy with one old favorite? I have quite a number of handbags but I find it too much of a hassle to make them…

  • Free eyeglasses from Firmoo

    I was thrilled to be asked by Firmoo.com to pick out a pair of eyeglasses that they would send to me for free. It’s such a coincidence that lately I’ve been thinking maybe it’d be neat to…

  • In the presence of beauty

    So there we were, the girls and I, waiting for our lunch to be served when who should strut in with a wisp of a 10-year-old girl but the beauty queen herself? I say strut, not walk…

  • My daughter, the suit

    So we went shopping for a business suit. Not something we do every day but Raine has to give a speech in her Public Speaking class this week. Round 1 of parsing over the working women’s section:…