Tag Archive: Shopping

Unique Boutiques and Fabulous Finds Found Shopping in Tamarindo

I arrived a couple of days early to ROAR 14, which was a treat as I had the chance to go shopping in Tamarindo with my friend Andrea Feldman who is one of the retreat organizers. Andrea has been living in Costa Rica for the last year or so, and just relocated to Playa Conchal…

Dinner Date and Holiday Shopping for One

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I had a delicious dinner tonight. It had two very important things going for it: it wasn’t turkey it wasn’t cooked by me. Disclosure: my meal could have consisted of a bowl of lukewarm oatmeal eaten with a plastic spork and as long as it wasn’t leftovers and I didn’t have to do dishes, it…

PBTeen Opens in South Coast & My Kids Demand New Rooms.

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Late last month PBTeen opened a store in South Coast Plaza and all of my kids promptly demanded a bedroom makeover. Even the 5 year old. He was way more impressed with the fuzzy chairs at PBTeen than any of the insanely cute little kid stuff I tried to fob off on him from Land of Nod,…

Jeans Shopping: Is it Just Me? {$50 Nordstrom Card Giveaway}

Have you seen the latest topic on Yahoo Shine’s Get it Guide? Jeans shopping! Nothing used to scare me more than jeans shopping. You’d think it would be bathing suits. But it wasn’t. Bathing suits are not such complex garments. They are stretchy. They may not look totally awesome but they fit. With just a…

5 Cars for Families of 6 Plus

A few months ago I had the chance to test drive the Nissan Murano Cross Cabriolet. As I tooled down the PCH, wind in my hair, responsive ride at my command, I thought…. this is the life. This is my new car! One problem. I can’t fit my whole family in my car! And call…

Need a Little Christmas? Head to South Coast Plaza

When I was a little girl I really looked forward to the holidays. My family would go into the city and look at the decorated windows. We’d bundle up & see the skaters and tree at Rockefeller Plaza. I have many fond memories that involve twinkling lights, carolers and cocoa. Which is funny, as I…

Bacon Hotdogs & Fashion Finds: Shopping in the Alley!

This weekend we went shopping with pals in LA’s Fashion District shopping mecca – Santee Alley. It’s no Beverly Hills but for a tween or teen girl the 99 cent shops full of fashion jewelry, the 5 for $20 sunglasses and the cheap handbags are a shopping dream come true. The alley is always great…

Fashion Haul Friday – A Mish Mash

I think I may have done more shopping last weekend than I have done in ages. Everywhere I went, awesome sales. And so, I shopped. Two dollar t-shirts, Clay pots, plants, jeans for my daughter, shoes for my son. I’m doing a photo montage this week. Check out my haul and then show me yours!…

Fashion Hauling at Target

Audrey’s at it again. Take a virtual trip to Target in order to check out the latest spring fashions for women.  Here’s what Audrey got – lots of great picks. It has me itching to head on out and shop for myself! I had a great time shopping at Target the other day on behalf…

Mainline Mom Hits up JCrew for Fashion Haul, UPS Style

Dying to go shopping but can’t seem to get out of the house? Here’s some hope in a big brown box. Mainline Mom Sarah decided to give J.Crew a shot and ordered up an entire spring wardrobe. She’s not sure if she wants to keep everything so maybe we should give her all feedback? Looks…