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Happy July 4th!


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Summer Solstice: Poland

Summer in Texas is great – pool days, patio nights, cookouts. Although it’s hard not to mention the real truth: record setting days of heat, triple-digit highs that seem so go on for weeks, and the lovely humidity that makes … Continue reading

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Giveaway for fans of SHOPBOP & HIP LIP!

I was recently contacted by one of my favorite online retailers, Shopbop, to offer my readers a chance to win a $100 gift card. Shopbop is the perfect place to start building your collection of summer essentials. Basta Surf bikinis … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

Happy first day of spring! Spring always makes me think of cherry blossoms. How amazing are the blossoms in Bonn, Germany? I would love to see them in person someday. Tomorrow on the blog: I have teamed up with one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Bucket List: Yacht Sliding

This needs to happen in my lifetime preferably in the Mediterranean but I’d take the Caribbean. How fun does this look?

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Bahamas Beach Bag

I spent last week on Paradise Island at the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas. It was a great trip and we really enjoyed the resort, the beach and exploring Nassau. Here are some essentials that made their way into my $10 beach … Continue reading

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The Year of the Dragon

Gung ho fat choy! Happy Chinese new year! 2012 marks the year of the dragon, and more specifically the water dragon. The year of the dragon is considered the luckiest out of the 12 Chinese lunar years. Chinese astrologer Joseph Chung … Continue reading

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Pardon the Interruption…

…from blogging. Life has been busy lately. Here’s a collection of phone photos: Finally tried the SkinnyGirl Margarita. A little tart, but good for a easy pop & pour drink! Got some new platforms – Steve Madden Dynemite. I’m obsessed with them … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: South Beach Miami

Stay: Hotel Victor, The Betsy Hotel, The Tides, Sagamore, Delano, The Setai, W South Beach, Gansevoort –Make sure you stay at a hotel that has chairs/umbrellas set up on the beach for you (in addition to a great pool) – usually part of the … Continue reading

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New York, New York

We were in New York over the weekend for a wedding. The wedding hotel happened to be right across the street from Ground Zero and so we had a great view of the construction from our 43rd floor room. The … Continue reading

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