The Fine Art of a Romantic Date Night at Home For Valentine’s Day last year, Scott had the brilliant idea of bringing home a carry-out dinner for us. It was perfectly romantic to relax at home, without fighting the crowds, … Want More?
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Romance Travel I have some exciting news about Curated Travel services. My travel consultant business is now being featured on The Knot’s wedding website as a vendor of romance travel. Romance travel is big these days! It has expanded from … Want More?
Nothing like my husband being gone the weekend before Valentine’s Day to make me feel nostalgic and sentimental. I’ve been in a mood to clear the clutter and organize this winter, so I dug into boxes of old photographs and … Want More?
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Trending: Amanyara in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos White sand beaches, crystal clear waters, free standing pavilions and villas dotted throughout the resort. Amanyara in Turks and Caicos features a combination of pavilions and villas which sit in harmony with the … Want More?
Valentine’s Day Inspiration [Valentine NOT Required!] Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and many of us are thinking about tokens of love and what to wear for a romantic dinner – going out or staying in (did you catch … Want More?
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5 Romantic Places to Dine Let’s face it, sometimes we all need a little inspiration to bring the romance back into life. It’s so easy to let day-to-day stresses zap the life blood out of a relationship. If you are … Want More?
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Source GUEST POST 5 Awesome Things to do in Sydney This Summer If you’re going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair – but if it’s Sydney you’re headed to this summer, don’t forget to arm … Want More?
There are so many options of where to stay while traveling that it makes the decision all the more challenging, but also intriguing. I love to pour over the images and descriptions of each destination under consideration; our trip to … Want More?
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Mary Tyler Moore As I was working on my laptop yesterday the newsflash crawled across the screen announcing that Mary Tyler Moore had passed away. I immediately had a flash of her tossing that royal blue knit cap into the … Want More?
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It’s hard to believe that StyleMindChic Life began 5 years ago today. I’ll never forget the excitement, and fear, of pushing the publish button on this tiny first post. I think it is safe to say it takes time to find your voice as a blogger.
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Globetrotting with UncommonGoods As an avid traveler and travel consultant, it’s no surprise that I’m intrigued by globes. In fact, the only collection I allow myself to cultivate is my growing assortment of globes. I’m on the lookout for unique color schemes and functionality.
Getaway to Siena, Italy Scott and I spent a day in Siena, back in 2003, punctuated by wrong turns, a stint mistakenly driving in the no-vehicle zone and an epic heat wave. When we finally settled in and enjoyed the charms of an al fresco dinner, we vowed to return … Want More?
Curated Travel A question I’ve heard often since launching Curated Travel as an independent travel consultant is, “How much does it cost?”. I understand that travelers are leery of spending extra cash on the travel planning process.
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Greenery: Pantone’s Color of the Year 2017 As a lover of many hues of green, I was excited to glimpse Pantone’s choice for color of the year 2017. Meet ‘Greenery’, a fresh, clean, spring-like green.
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Thank goodness his favorite holiday is Christmas and mine is New Year’s Eve. Our opposites attract theory allows us to cover our holiday calendar with relative good spirits and cheer around here. How could we ever deny a holiday that encourages sparkles, sequins, stilettos, beautifully displayed ‘junk food’ — hello … Want More?
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WARM WISHES FOR THE HOLIDAYS! That’s my husband, Scott, tripping the ‘light fantastic’ at our house for the holidays. Every time I take a peek there seems to be a new element to his Christmas creativity.
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Have you noticed? The holidays are a bit bittersweet for many of us. The longer we live more the reality of life – loss and heartbreak – seems to walk with us.
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ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDES: Are you one to enjoy the last-minute scramble to find just the right gift or do you like to get your list (and gifts) wrapped up … Want More?
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A Holiday Getaway We seem to have a number of family birthdays mixed in among the holidays. Though Scott’s birthday was a couple of days after Thanksgiving he suggested we … Want More?
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SIGNATURE STYLE: Metallics I find myself dressing more simply and streamlined, especially since my retirement, but around the holidays it feels so festive to pull out some sparkle and shine. The images above are from my Pinterest board COLOR … Want More?
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Girlfriends’ Getaway to San Francisco Holiday Style I enjoyed a holiday getaway to San Francisco with girlfriends recently. Though we were there on part business, part pleasure, we also celebrated 25 years of friendship. The three of us met the … Want More?
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I shared this image on the newsletter for StyleMindChic Boutique and decided to share it here on the blog as well. Isn’t she adorable? I snapped this photo while visiting San Francisco during the holidays a couple of years ago.
This is how our day looked around the house yesterday. Once the family arrived we were in such a festive mood that we didn’t even stop to snap a photo of the table. Can you relate??
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Janika Necklace| grayc glass Ring KICKING OFF THE HOLIDAYS!!! Hello friends! I’m just back from a girlfriends’ getaway to San Francisco and am quickly jumping into the Thanksgiving preparations as most of us are this season.
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Though I am a huge fan of sparkle and shine for the holidays (if not now, when, right?), I’m drawn to more minimal, unfussy pieces for day-to-day life. It’s all about the shape, the ease, the design, the fit.
CLASSIC BEAUTY ‘Tis the season for making the lists and checking them twice. Are you in the same mode now? I’m more about quality than quantity in life and am on the hunt for unique, stylish pieces.
I’m a fan of all different types of jewelry, but there is nothing quite like sliding on a statement ring to feel like it’s time to get the party started. With the holiday season upon us, I’ve been zhushing up … Want More?
Celebration 2016 Showcasing the beauty, grace and resilience of life beyond breast cancer. Appropriately, the showering skies cleared to offer a canopy of pink, puffy clouds to kick off the Celebration 2016 event in Chico, California, in … Want More?
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It’s been a huge day for StyleMindChic Boutique! I awoke to the news of the publication of a national press release for our latest Curated Collections. It was picked up by news outlets across the country and as far away … Want More?
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A Stylish Wedding in Siena, Italy On the next leg of our summer in Italy, Scott and I found ourselves in Siena, the embodiment of a medieval city and jewel of Tuscany. This was another golden, cloudless day strolling … Want More?
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Fall Getaway to Lake Tahoe Scott and I planned a quick getaway to Lake Tahoe a couple of weekends ago. The weather had been warm and sunny for weeks here in Northern California. We envisioned brilliant sunshine, with colorful fall … Want More?
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The one benefit to insomnia is the occasional brainstorm that hits you like a lightening bolt. I had one of those moments, in the wee hours of the morning, about a month ago. I was thinking about a need I … Want More?
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The simple act of lighting a candle instantly sparks a mood, adjusts an attitude, infuses a warm ambiance, and adds a subtle layer of fragrance to any space. I often burn a candle at my desk, especially early morning, or … Want More?
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Signature Style: Fall Edit Have you given much thought to your signature style? The older I get the more I feel the desire to hone in on my unique style, have laser focus on what I have that works (and … Want More?
We leave the seductive, photogenic Amalfi Coast with one last peek; a chic afternoon on the terrace at the luxurious Le Sirenuse Hotel. The iconic hotel, with stunning views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, has launched a thousand fantasies, mine included. Who can … Want More?
Celebrating New Chapters! I’m a big believer in celebrating the milestone events in life. It’s not about how much money is spent or expensive gifts, it’s about marking that moment in time.
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I’m excited to announce the new ‘Curated Travel’ section of my lifestyle brand. My ‘Sunny Escape’ Travel Concierge has connected with a full-service travel agency, Great Escape Travel, owned by the very successful travel agent, Tim Colbie. As … Want More?
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The Dreamy Isle of Capri I have daydreamed of Capri. Cerulean blue waters, pastel buildings, brilliant hues of bougainvillea and windswept trees gracing the terraced landscape. The lemon-scent mingling with fragrant notes of wild rose and sea air.
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I must confess, I have a thing for shoes. On a bleak day last February, I did something I’ve long wanted to do. Inspired by the classic book on organizing by Marie Kondo, “The Life-Changing Magic of tidying … Want More?
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5 Surprising Things I’ve Learned in Retirement 1 – It’s surprising, I only need about 1/3 of the current wardrobe … Want More?
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On a warm and sultry California evening, in a lush garden, we each said two simple words, “I Do”. That … Want More?
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The Amalfi Coast The Amalfi Coast is famous for being one of the most scenic places in the … Want More?
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An Invitation: Caudalie French Skin Care + Jason Wu in Venice Beach As I was going through the mail following our summer travel, I discovered an invitation to … Want More?
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After donating my leather pumps, a chic little handbag and a stylish suit in this color, several years ago, this shade suddenly seems fresh again. I'm talking about the color … Want More?
Keep Your Eye on the Prize: Retirement I’ve heard that you truly feel retired on the first day you would have been back at work had you not retired. August … Want More?
Our new Italian friend and driver, Davide, recommended a family run trattoria for dinner “high on the mountainside” above Positano. He knew we would love it. We agreed and Davide … Want More?
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Getaway to Positano Positano possesses a kind of magic that is difficult to put into words. It’s a kaleidoscope of the quality of light, the pastel hues, the vibrant bougainvillea, and … Want More?