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Fifty Shades of Grey..

Fifty Shades of Grey..

My roommate/friend has convinced me to read E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey – part one of a trilogy. Yes, it is listed under “Erotic Romance” and yes, it is all everyone is talking about. Looks like I’ll be putting The Lucky One on hold and moving on to more..interesting reads. What are you … Continue reading

Sicilian Dreams..

Sicilian Dreams..

All my life, I’ve heard stories and dreamt of a place called Carini, Sicily. I’m so happy to say that this July, I’ll be spending two weeks on the beautiful island! I can’t wait to visit relatives, eat too much Sicilian food, walk amongst the lemon trees and take in my family’s homeland. My Nonna … Continue reading

Eva Mendes does Femme Fatale..

Eva Mendes does Femme Fatale..

A bit behind, but I can’t get over these shots of Eva Mendes from Marie Claire. She does femme fatale the only way it can be done – Sophia Loren style. Gorgeous no? I’ll be taking some fashion notes from this shoot for the upcoming summer. I have some exciting news to share with you … Continue reading

Brunching..

Brunching..

Hope your weekends are full of brunches, coffee and sweet treats! Brunching is one of my favorite things to do on Saturdays – it is best done in the company of close friends and of course, a hot pot of coffee. I’ll let you in on a secret – Friend of a Farmers has the … Continue reading

What are you reading Mr. Cash?..

What are you reading Mr. Cash?..

What books are you reading? I’m stuck on The Lucky One still (sadly), and I can’t seem to get through it. Any suggestions? Side note, I wonder what book Johnny Cash was reading in this picture.. -jo

Madewell Sweaters to Live in..

Madewell Sweaters to Live in..

As if Cupid hit me with one of his arrows, I instantly fell in love with this Madewell ‘Arrowshift’ sweater the moment I saw it. I loved it so much that despite telling my friend to stop me from buying more sweaters, I went online and ordered it anyway. It’s so lovely I just want to … Continue reading

Red My Lips..

Red My Lips..

Do you rock a red lip? I’m not much of a lipstick girl – I stick with my Blistex. However, the warm weather and my current obsession with red has me craving a brighter lip. I’ve finally embraced the red nails, they make one’s hand look so elegant thanks to a rich, deep rose lacquer … Continue reading

What’s in a Coffee Name?

What’s in a Coffee Name?

Debating on whether I should submit this to Starbucks Spelling, although it isn’t as bad as my friend’s. Instead of Leanne’s coffee, she got Liandro’s. So close. -jo

Gap’s Cobalt Khakis..

Gap’s Cobalt Khakis..

What is better than regular khakis? Cobalt blue khakis. After months of endless window shopping and leaving fitting rooms in a fury, I stumbled upon these khakis from the Gap - during a sale no less. They’re the perfect fit – with the ability to dress up and down. Most importantly, they act as the perfect mate … Continue reading

Dolce & Gabbana Summer 2012..

Dolce & Gabbana Summer 2012..

Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection has me dizzy with love. It is the perfect showcase of a Sicilian summer colored in all prints and shapes, with high-waisted skirts paired with cropped tops – and color pairings that make color-blocking look like child’s play. I’m counting down the months till I can welcome cropped tops … Continue reading