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20 on +40: The Gentlemen’s Edition

20 on +40: The Gentlemen’s Edition


20 on +40 :The Gentlemen's Edition

Note:  To showcase the wide appeal of +40 bloggers that goes beyond their own age-group, I'm starting a new blog  feature, the 20 on +40. This feature will showcase 20 other friends in the community who pick their favorite +40 blogger, ...

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SECONDHAND FIRST: Link-up + Express Yourself

SECONDHAND FIRST: Link-up + Express Yourself

We've already featured Becky and her shop already last year, but Pink Cheetah Vintage deserves a return visit. Becky's always got a fresh crop of colorful and bold vintage items in her shop, and her warmth can be felt from her present digs in Asheville...

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Mind the Music: African Royals

Mind the Music: African Royals

"We don't care, we aren't caught up in your love affair" Now when a pop-tune pops, it can break out all over the planet. I've been loving the myriad of covers done to Kiwi-darling Lorde's smash hit, Royals (see the US version here). which is prett...

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Baby B maternity style

Baby B maternity style

Yesterday little #3PBabyB turned 2 weeks old and my heart could not be filed to the brim with her any more than it already is! in honor of the typical Wednesday outfit posts, here's a peek at the outfits I wore while my baby bump with this little girl ...

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The Lookout: The Grommet + Celeste Stein Tights

The Lookout: The Grommet + Celeste Stein Tights

Recently I signed up for the Grommet, a cool shopping website that highlights unique products made by up and coming small businesses. I would highly recommend this to folks who like real choices to add to their shopping options. One of the categor...

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Secondhand First: Wall Flower

Secondhand First: Wall Flower

I'm been a bit of a wallflower lately, and haven't really been dressing up. It's hard to find incentive when all I'm doing is sticking close to home, working from the Citizen HQ, which in all reality is the back room of my casa! So I need a reason to s...

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Mind the Music: Meow Mix

Mind the Music: Meow Mix

I’ve found you’ve got to look back at the old things and see them in a new light -John Coltrane

Introducing our new culture feature, mid-week: Mind the Music. Each Wednesday, we'll be posting some great tunes to get your toes tapping, and you, through to the end of...

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Be Marvelous

Be Marvelous

 Sometimes I think you CAN judge a person by the shoes they choose to wear. And this month's #SHOESHINE offered up the tiniest little big epiphany for me:that interesting people wear interesting shoes. Even if they are practical, and comfortable, ...

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Be Beautiful in Valentino

Be Beautiful in Valentino

"I know what women want. They want to be beautiful." -Valentino Garavani Valentino nailed it. Creating garments that made women feel beautiful was the keystone to what made his design house a legend, and still fashionably relevant today.  I've had...

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Shoe Shine: Missing in Action

Shoe Shine: Missing in Action

This month's #SHOESHINE is open to those who want to bare their "soles" and share their light.I've been quietly busy, photographing and listing on eBay and Etsy. I might seem M.I.A. (Missing in Action) and yet not really. There's a lot of action- I'm n...