4th of July Party Bites

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The Independence Day Holiday is a great one to celebrate.  4th of July parties are so fun – alfresco-style food, simple decor, and happy summer vibes rule the holiday. You can get as… Continue reading

Chic European Street Style: Summer Edition

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As we all likely know, European women have great style.  It can be defined as being chic, simple, and unfussy – while all the while being sophisticated.  I think it is fair to… Continue reading

Trending Now: Crystal-Embellished Shoe

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Carrie Bradshaw made them famous.  You know, the Manolo Blahnik Hangisi that popped in and out of episodes of Sex and the City.   Embellished crystal shoes are still a thing.  Here are… Continue reading

Cabin Cocktailing

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Here in Minnesota, it’s all about “The Cabin.”  Twin Cities residents depart the city en masse on Friday afternoons to head “Up North” for the weekend.  In Minnesota, these weekends will ideally include… Continue reading

Art Fair Season

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Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind.      -L. Nevelson Truer words have never been spoken.  Unfortunately, we are not all born with God-given artistic talent.  But most of… Continue reading

Summer Makeup Regimen

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With warmer temps and potential humidity during the spring and summer months, it is imperative to tailor your makeup regime. Foundation that flawlessly covers blemishes during the winter months can quickly turn into a… Continue reading

“HOT” Undergarments

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Summer means two things will happen with certainty:  hot weather, and therefore you will be forced to wear more revealing clothing, whether you like it or not.   This is not the time… Continue reading

Trending Now: Old-School Pizzerias

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Sometimes, foods and flavors can rev up our appetite for nostalgia and drudge up memories.  It’s proven that food can play a powerful part in human memory. “Evolution has seen to it that… Continue reading

It’s June. It’s Wedding Season!

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It’s June.  June means sandals, sunblock, white pants, and…WEDDINGS. The tradition of holding a wedding in June dates back to Roman times.  Roman God Juno and his wife Jupiter, the goddess of marriage… Continue reading

Trending Now: Ancient Fruits and Veggies

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Unless genetically modified or domesticated, there are of course no “new” fruits or vegetables.  But, there are some fruits and veggies that grow organically and with such abundance in other parts of the… Continue reading