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Classic Style Icon: Carmen Miranda

Ladies, I love me some Carmen Miranda! Isn’t she just gorgeous? Those wide set eye, those long perfect nails, that hat! But Ms. Miranda was much more than a pretty face. She had talent! Did you know that in 1945 she was the highest paid woman in the United States? Considering her look was highly […]

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Vintage Easter Party

Here is everything you might need to throw a vintage inspired Easter party. It includes decor, party favor, and food ideas. One of the most difficult things about being a Jew is not being able to participate in the pomp and circumstance that surround Christian holidays.  For example, Easter has the best decorations and food; […]

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$1000 Challenge: Personal Expenses

Follow one woman’s journey as she attempts to cut $1000 a month off of her budget. How much did she save this time? Personal expenses can be a point of contention between couples.   This month, I will show you that if you set a budget, use cash, and plan ahead, you can save big. […]

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Chicken Pomodoro In The Crock Pot

In this video I teach you a cool trick to elevate your slow cooker meals and teach you how to make Chicken Pomodoro in the crock pot! It is new video Wednesday! Today I am going to show you a neat trick I learned which will take your crock pot and slow cooker recipies to […]

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Nautical Style For The Classic Woman

Hello sailor! Classic nautical style is the perfect way to be both chic and comfortable in your casual daily life. If you have been following me for a while then you will know I absolutely adore classic nautical style.  I seriously have a ridiculous amount of clothing in red,white, and blue and many of them […]

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Classic Strawberry Rhubarb Meringue Pie- With A Twist!

This classic strawberry rhubarb meringue pie is a spring classic. I add a flavor twist to the meringue which makes it even better! My paternal grandmother was the most extraordinary baker.  Unfortunately her talent wasn’t passed on to me. My cooking skills are fabulous, but my baking skills…….not so much. I have spent the last […]

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Learning To Love Lipcolor

If you have never worn a bright color on your lips but really want to experiment with this vintage style, I highly recommend Cargo Essential Lip Gloss as the perfect way to transition into glamour! For this post I am working with ShopAtHome.com, an online coupon and Cash Back site that partners with thousands of online […]

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From King Tut To Modern Times: Green & Gold

This post started as a simple way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by regaling you, my dear reader, with an explosion of the color combination green and copper. I happen to be obsessed with this fusion of complimentary colors and I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to it. The strange thing is, a few […]

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Classic Style Icon: Lucille Ball

Classic style icon Lucille Ball is known for her glamour as well as her impeccable comedic timing. Here is my modern take on this gorgeous comedian. When I was about ten years old I went to a Girl Scout sleep away camp for a few weeks in the summer. I remember my dad wrote me […]

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Making It Modern: Blush In The 1930s

I am thrilled to be partnering with ShopAtHome.com, an online coupon and Cash Back site that partners with thousands of online retailers and more than 60 million members to deliver savings and rewards to bring you this 1930s makeup tip using bareMinerals All Over Face Color in Glee. As a working mother I know how often […]

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6 Ideas To Celebrate Pi Day!

Why not celebrate Pi Day by baking a pie! Here are five different pie ideas and a recipe for the perfect crust. Saturday is Pi Day! March 14th is officially Pi Day because the date is 3.14, the beginning of this magical number. I told you Americans will use any excuse to celebrate, so why […]

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Classic Style Icon: Katharine Hepburn

Classic style icon Katharine Hepburn was the master of the sophisticated tailored look. Her vintage style can be the perfect inspiration for a modern woman’s wardrobe because it is both glamorous and comfortable. Full disclosure: I have never seen a Katharine Hepburn movie! I know! Even though I love the aesthetic of the 1940s – […]

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Glamorous Succulent Vintage Head Vase

Planting succulents in vintage head vases is the perfect way to add a little spring into your home. Many years ago I was reading Martha Stewart Living and they had an article on head vases. This was something I had never seen before, but I was instantly smitten! What is there not to love about […]

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10 Ideas For A Vintage St. Patrick’s Day Party

Here are ten ideas for throwing a vintage St. Patrick’s Day party including food, decor, and party games! One of the things I like best about the United States is we will pretty much use any excuse to party. Take St. Patrick’s Day. When I was growing up I was taught we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day […]

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Simplified Laundry Room Storage

Simplifying your laundry room storage ends up making the task quicker and more enjoyable. Don’t believe me? Just try it yourself to find out. Laundry… the one cleaning task that has to get done every day, sometimes several times a day depending on the size of your family. Dirty clothes seem to multiply despite our […]