Month: August 2007

The Sassy Side of Hair Clips

Now that my daughter actually has hair (kind of) my latest obsession is tracking down cool hair clips for her with the hopes that one day she might actually let me put one on her. It’s a cheaper hobby than shoe shopping, that’s for sure.

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Florals for Fall

While I love diving into the cozy cashmeres and comfy knits again, I hate saying goodbye to all the bright, promising floral prints of Spring. So when I found the little girl’s Blossom Keyhole Tunic at Abe Jones, my finger edged towards that "buy" button without a second thought.

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Some Bling is Better Unseen

I have learned in a relatively short time that kids love anything with their names on it. It doesn’t matter if it’s spelled out in English, Greek, or hieroglyphics–in which case you could kind of fake it, come to think of it. There’s no better gift.

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What’s Pink and Blue and Green All Over?

Having recently addressed far too many baby announcements, it’s a little disconcerting to think of the percentage that will end in the trash soon after delivery. Not just because of the cost to me, but the cost to the environment. I think like 36 trees must have given their lives so my grandmother could show off the baby to her friends.

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Midnight Rider

Now that my daughter has mastered the fine art of bike riding (at least on the downhills), there’s no way she’s going to let the progressively earlier sunsets cramp her freewheeling style.

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O Yeah

Whenever a salesperson tries to push some peacock-feathered and sequined bag on me that will absolutely complete the outfit, I back off.

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