Caring for Your Special Occasion Clothes

We spent the weekend celebrating the wedding of our oldest daughter and her new husband. It was a beautiful wedding and a great party! Word is that everyone had an amazing time and the bride and groom are over-the-moon about the way the event unfolded. As you probably know, weddings can be a source of […]

Family Fun and Back-to-School Shopping at Montclair Place

It’s back-to-school time, Southern California! I willingly share that I AM NOT READY! Seriously, don’t think I’m odd, but I am not ready to send my kids back. Summer went by way too quickly and I’m just not ready for the early mornings and routine days. I’d rather sleep till 9 and head to the […]

6 Cool Gifts for Guys

Are you playing Santa to a guy or two this Christmas?Guys are hard to shop for, aren’t they? There are only so many years you can gift a beer club subscription or stuff their stocking with golf balls! While there are many fun gadgets they would enjoy using for a while, those start to collect […]

How to Look Fabulous on a Budget for a Special Occasions

image credit: Camp Conrad-Chinnock Special Occasions can cause a mixture of emotion. You are excited for the event and anticipate having a great time. You also are nervous about dressing appropriately and looking the part, not to mention stress about the price tag such an event carries with it. Nails, hair, shoes, accessories and a […]

Hand-Me-Downs: The Dos and Don’ts

Any family with multiple children understands what a money saver hand-me-downs can be. Children grow up so quickly, meaning they often only get a year of use, at most, out of perfectly good clothing items. With hand-me-downs, you can continue passing clothes down to the younger kids in your family or friends to get greater […]