Floral prints

Floral Print

Spring is here! And that means floral prints will be in full bloom. At Loft, be sure to check out the Poppy Print Henley Blouse. This top is easy to wear and will brighten up your wardrobe at only $59.50. (For a limited time, take an additional 40% off by joining the Loft Friends & Family email list.) The Floral Jacquard Skirt from White House | Black Market is a more classic way to wear the floral trend. This high-waisted skirt is flattering on both your figure and your pocketbook … [Read more...]

Top Ten March 2014

Deborah DeLoreto Martin

There is an obvious theme this month! Gentlemen, I'm sorry if you feel a bit left out. But, you may want to plan ahead for Mother's Day! HINT HINT   Deb DeLoreto Martin - My workout buddy, Mary Kay enthusiast, and all around sweetheart. If you don't know her, you should!         TimeWise Repair Volu-Firm Lifting Serum is great for adding volume and lift! You can talk to Deb about how to get your … [Read more...]

Peter Pilotto for Target

Peter Pilotto Collection for Target4

  The Peter Pilotto Collection for Target launched today! Stay tuned to get the inside scoop on this affordable line. Peter Pilotto is known for his bold prints and his collection for Target did not disappoint. The “mock skort” was by far my favorite piece in the collection. It hit at my natural waistline (which is very high) and flattered my bum. The fabric felt soft to the touch and because it contains basic black, I know I could pair this skirt with other pieces in my … [Read more...]

Fame and Partners

Fame and Partners Dresses

  With so many different shops and boutiques out there, it’s hard to choose just one. Until now! Fame & Partners knocks it out of the park with their evening gowns and dresses. When I first logged onto the site, I took the Style Quiz. (This allows the stylists at Fame & Partners to better understand what you are looking for in a dress.) Even though I have taken style quizzes in the past, this one had me down to a tee! I would wear every piece they recommended for me… and … [Read more...]

Top Ten January 2014


    Jewel White has got to be one of the sweetest, most encouraging and supportive women I have ever met. Please give her page a like and visit her shop!           A friend recently introduced me to Pho Saigon. I LOVE the Chicken Noodle soup. mmmmmmm                 iPad Air is the newest iPad. Very light weight and super fast! My mom is loving the one she got … [Read more...]

Ring in the New Year with sequins!

sequins for New Years Eve

  Are you looking for a way to "shine" on New Year’s Eve? Why not ring in the New Year with sequins? The Eva Mendes Alicia Sequin Pencil Skirt is a perfect piece for bargainistas. This dress can easily transition from day to night by adding a pair of heels and a piece of gold statement jewelry. Originally priced at $64.95, this skirt is available now for only … [Read more...]

Top Ten December 2013

santa wish list

    This month's Top Ten are things that we have on our wish list this Christmas!             We would love to have something from the Sara Blaine Jewelry Collection! ALL of it is high quality and gorgeous! Shop with our friend, Suzanne Joffrion!                 Calvin Klein fliptop fingerless gloves. They come in several colors and they are perfect for … [Read more...]

Three must-have trends for fall

Chicos Animal Jewels Erica Top

Fall is just around the corner and that means it is time to embrace the cooler temperatures. Three trends to look out for this season are animal print, shirtdresses and the color of the season- lotus.       Take on this season with a mighty roar! Animal print is sure to make a big impact this fall. Although zebra and cheetah are great go-to prints, why not try something a little different and embrace tiger stripes? The Animal Jewels Erica Top from Chico’s is a … [Read more...]

Jewelry Trends: What’s Right Now

Oscar de La Renta Earrings

This year spring fashions centered on what you would traditionally expect for spring: pastels, florals, and distinctly feminine silhouettes with black and white and a love for all things geo print thrown into the mix.  In addition to these, summer is all about tropical prints, short suits, and trying not to melt in the sweltering temps. But what about accessorizes?!  Here are a few of the top trends: Statement Earrings The statement necklace is still holding court as the queen of your … [Read more...]

Trendz Boutique


As a bargainista, it is essential to think outside of the box to find great bargains and deals. And sometimes that means looking in places you may not have thought about before. I ventured back to Trendz Boutique, located in Ace Hardware on Mason Road, to gather inspiration for summer styles. When I first laid eyes on this ivory high-low dress, I knew I had to have it! The dress was handmade and came in a variety of sizes. At the store, they had one small, two mediums and two larges. … [Read more...]