Halloween Party 101: Home Decor Must-Haves

Halloween Decors

Forget the candy.  Right now, oodles of Halloween decorations and costumes are in stores everywhere, reminding us that it’s time to do some serious Halloween party planning.  Whether we’re hosting a mega bash or having a small “ghouls” night in (ha, I crack myself up), the right kind of Halloween home décor and accessories can create a bootiful party mood […]

5 Fall Interior Design Ideas You Probably Already Own


The sun is setting earlier and earlier, there’s a cool breeze in the air, and the fall vibe is settling in. No longer is it all about partying it up outdoors all day in night. Fall reminds us how great it is to cozy into the couch with a blanket and a great movie or […]

Summer Sale Items for Your Fall Home!

Bucket Vases

My favorite home decoration tip every is to buy items that are cross-seasonal and get them at the end of the first season. For example, when winter was turning in to spring this year, I went on a household-item shopping spree for everything on sale in “winter” colors but that could easily fit in to […]

Peter Pilotto for Target

Peter Pilotto for Target

Since that fateful day when Missoni crashed Target’s humble servers and a pair of rubber rainboots was listed for $31,000 on eBay, we knew the designer stampede was coming.  Following in the footsteps of Phillip Lim and Jason Wu, British designer Peter Pilotto is going mass market.  Target just announced that he is the next […]

Wear-Again Wedding Attire for Any Season


There’s always a whole lot of love at a wedding, but I’ve always found it difficult to love buying and wearing one-time wedding attire. So, in the midst of summer wedding season, instead of buying multiple one-time wears, I made a pact to seek out dresses that I could wear again. And not just to […]

Party on with Festive Outdoor Lighting!

Festive Outdoor Lights

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 is going to be an exciting shindig” department.

Here are the Only 5 Bras You’ll Ever Need this Summer!

Essential Summer Bras

Strapless, backless, boat-neck, one-shoulder, crisscross straps and halter- all the looks that make me pause before I purchase and ask, “Do I have the right bra to wear with this?” This summer, I decided to wonder no longer. Thanks to some internet, foot, and word-of-mouth research, I’ll never have to sacrifice look for  lift, comfort, […]

H&M Online Shop Finally Opens in the US

H&M Online Shopping

The long wait is over– Hennes & Mauritz, a.k.a. H&M has finally opened the doors of its online shop to the US market. Starting August 1st, the Swedish budget fashion retailer will offer the same collections online as in-store. Plans also include additional sizes and exclusive “online-only” items available all year-round.

The Target Fall 2013 Lookbook Offers Beauty Must-Haves Under $30

Target Fall Beauty Lookbook

Heads up, budget-savvy, beauty babes! This August, Target and Target.com will be featuring an exclusive beauty products lineup from NP Set, Pixi, and UK organic kids’ hair and body care brand Dubble Trubble. All of these products are priced $30 and under, so there’s no excuse to not go for your boldest, most-on trend look […]