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Giveaway :: $50 at The Limited

Last month, the Limited approached me in regard to covering the grand opening for it’s new store at the Roseville Galleria. I was also invited to interview Linda Heasley, CEO of the retail chain. I forwarded my fashion-related questions onto the … Continue reading

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Closet Case :: Desa Sanders

In general, it seems like lawyers tend to get a bum rap, but not every lawyer is deserving of said reputation. Take for instance the ever-so-adorable Desa Sanders, an attorney with Angelo Kilday & Kilduff, a small firm specializing in public entity … Continue reading

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Giveaway :: Lazerwood iPhone Cover

Okay, I think you guys are really going to like this giveaway…at least, those of you in possession of an iPhone 4 or 4S. Lazerwood—the brainchild of Erick Waldman and Benoit “Ben” Collette—has generously offered up two wood veneer iPhone covers for … Continue reading

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Sponsor Spotlight :: Duchess and Duke Co.

I’m pretty excited to introduce my newest sponsor, a local soap company by the name of Duchess and Duke Co. Created by husband-and-wife duo Richard and Kate Spicer, the two-person operation specializes in handmade luxurious soaps and bath salts…with plans … Continue reading

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Good Scents :: Dolce Mia Giveaway

I don’t know about you, but I am totally guilty of hoarding the travel-sized bath and beauty products that hotels stock their rooms with…especially those I get from resort or boutique hotels. Past stays at the Carneros Inn in Napa, … Continue reading

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HelloWilson Interview + Giveaway

One aspect of blogging that I love is getting to meet (often in a virtual capacity) other bloggers and artists that I revere. One such individual is the Oxford, UK-based Rachel Wilson, the lovely artist behind HelloWilson. A freelance graphic designer/illustrator, … Continue reading

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State of the Art :: Funnelcloud Studio Interview + Giveaway

I first heard about Funnelcloud Studio when my coworker came to me with her recently purchased “Embrace Messy Hair” lino print. As someone who has struggled for years to tame the wild beast that is my curl mop, I instantly … Continue reading

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Giveaway :: Eve Clutch by Amy Pine

I’m pretty excited about teaming up with local handbag designer Amy Pine for this giveaway! The lovely and very talented lady was gracious enough to offer one of my readers the chance to win her green “Eve” clutch, which features an … Continue reading

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Giveaway :: Le Noeud Papillon Silk Bow Tie

Hey, guys! I’m pretty excited to host this giveaway featuring the “Dennis” bow tie from Le Noeud Papillon, an Australia-based company that aims to help men embrace a style once reserved for the socially elite. I mean, I have to … Continue reading

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Cozy Up! Enter to Win a Crocheted Cozy and Mason Jar.

My friend Kimberly is a self-proclaimed novice crocheter. She’s also a bit of a perfectionist and, as such, always thinks her creations are not good enough to gift to someone else. Let me tell you something…she is dead WRONG. She … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Lavender Headband by Noodle ‘n Thread

Hello, lovelies! I’m pretty excited about teaming up with Angie Pham (of Noodle ‘n Thread) for this giveaway! The ever-so-adorable lady (who resides in Seattle with her fiancé and one crazy feline named Link) makes some super covetable hair accessories and … Continue reading

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MCM Giveaway – Make It! Mid-Century Modern DIY Guide

Ok, my dear mid-century modern fan friends – have I got a giveaway for you! The folks over at Curbly have generously donated five PDF copies of Make It! Mid-Century Modern, a how-to manual that features 12 mid-century modern inspired D.I.Y. projects for you … Continue reading