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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Snow Day

When it comes to snow days, I have mixed emotions. A part of me loves how they make me want to not do anything but relax all-day. The other part of me is furious because those oreos that I've been avoiding so well are now next to me on a napkin looking ready-to-be-eaten. Oh well- I still have six weeks until Spring Break to work-out (YES, I'm counting down.)

The new InStyle caught my attention with my all-time-favorite Sarah Jessica Parker on the cover. As I pass by the many beautiful Chanel, Gucci, ecetera ads; She is featured talking about her new shoe-line SJP. I love the way she describes "The Tanny" heel as a French blue instead of the well-known navy.
Parker said: "People should dress the way they want. Any rules for age or shape are silly. If you walk out the door feeling good about yourself, that's what counts."
I can't wait to check out this shoe-line of someone who truly made Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik, and many others a household name. I know she's who taught me what a good shoe looks like.

I finished my snow day off by reading about Peter Pilotto for Target. I love it when designers create contemporary clothing lines that are affordable. Driving to Target is definitely on my to-do list for when the roads clear up!

Stay warm,
HpA

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Golden Year



When the holidays are over, your life slows down a little. It's time to make New Year's resolutions to work-out everyday, read more publications without pictures; and send more thank you cards, right? Well, I decided to scratch one of those off my list. After finding a Barnes and Noble's gift card that my NaNa never used, I decided I was practically forced to go spend that money on books.


It turns out Barnes and Noble is a better store than I thought. It is underestimated, or maybe I'm the only one who thought it was mainly a good find for books! I ended up finding a great planner for the new year of 2014 and the book "Everyone Worth Knowing." Which is about a PR girl who works in NYC (totally sounded like my kind of book). Too bad I have only read 50 pages and I've had it for almost a week– that's a start though!

While checking out, I couldn't help but notice how they already had Valentine's Day cards displayed. I thought: "How ridiculous." But instead of having a cupid massacre, I decided to look around. I have to admit I am a sucker for cute, animal cards. You can't help but love that face on the top of this post! The term "sugar lips" definitely fits.

1st New Year's resolution:  reading more books



Maybe the choice of planner will make this my "golden" year!