Jennifer Lilley is an award-winning creative writing and communications professional who loves heels (even her flip flops have wedges) and pencil skirts, and has seen her hair through more shades than a Pantone color wheel.
Sure, appetizers and great music make a summer party memorable, but there’s something about festive outdoor lighting that turns the let’s-linger factor up several notches. Let’s face it, a porch lamp or deck floodlight works, but it doesn’t do much in the “wow, this [.....] [...] Read More
Look up! The Perseid meteor shower is happening (peaks August 11-12) and I couldn’t be more excited. There’s something magical about catching a glimpse of shooting stars. Confession: I still make a wish when I see one. For the [.....] [...] Read More
These days, I’m all about stylish eyeglass cases. Let’s just say I recently had enough of my contact lenses (they’d keep falling on the floor as I put them in or worse, fold over while in my eye). [.....] [...] Read More
So eBay recently announced its new 3D printing app, eBay Exact, where we can customize jewelry (among other things). Jewelry from a printer? How neat is that? To think this is no hologram-ish or sci-fi thing [.....] [...] Read More
Let’s face it, we’re busy ladies. Wristlets to the rescue! Especially in the summer, when we’re carrying lounge chairs to the beach, heading to our BFFs wedding and grocery shopping for picnics, we want to keep life organized - and still [.....] [...] Read More
How exciting! The royal baby news has us glued to the TV and internet. First off: congrats Kate Middleton and Prince William. Now, let’s get to it: we’re lovin’ that Kate stepped out for the [.....] [...] Read More
I think there’s nothing prettier than walking in a room and seeing a vase of flowers. Of course decorative pillows and a nice painting also do the trick, but something about flowers really livens up a room and makes [.....] [...] Read More
Confession time: I’m not neat when it comes to packing jewelry for a getaway. OK, I’m downright careless. While my sandals rest carefully between perfectly folded shorts, my jewelry is another story. I toss ‘em in a plastic [.....] [...] Read More
Summer‘s in full swing, which means many of us are in body-baring mode. Even if we’re not into showing our midriffs at the beach, there’s nothing wrong with some lunges and power walks here and there. The problem? Getting fit in style.
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July 4th is right around the corner and like most things full of fun and freedom, we can’t wait to celebrate. That means not only digging into Aunt Carolyn’s potato salad, but showing those stars and stripes some love.
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Summer‘s in full force and of course, that means stepping out in feminine, fun styles. When it comes to footwear, one trend we can’t get enough of are shoes with laser cut out designs. Their patterns range from perfectly round [.....] [...] Read More
It’s official: we can finally say, “it’s summer!” Summer and all its sunny glory arrived on June 21st and we think a great way to declare our love of the season is with pretty summer [.....] [...] Read More
Whoo-hoo . . . Kate Middleton’s baby is almost here! We’ve been waiting for this moment forever. Well, OK, nine months. Every step of the way, we’ve watched conservative Kate rock chic maternity clothes. But the shoe lover [.....] [...] Read More
For those of us who 1.) can’t get enough of summer and 2.) are itching to brighten up their home (or both), summery table lamps are just watt (ahem) we need. Bright bases, colorful shades and cheery designs brighten [.....] [...] Read More