My Favorite Things – 2

  I love receiving notices about new posts from awesome blogs which I subscribe to. One such blog is titled ‘Authentic Luxury Travel’. Now, while my budget these days has eliminated most things ‘luxury’, I still love to live vicariously through others whose travel budgets are, well, bigger. Writer and trip planner Elizabeth Hansen has a lovely way…

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things …

  It is often said that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. I absolutely concur. That being said, I’ve decided to “imitate” an idea from several bloggers whom I admire, and create a list of my favorite things … this week. Spring has arrived here in San Diego (truth be told it never actually left), and I’ve…

Confessions of a jewelry junkie ...

Confessions of a Jewelry Junkie

“Hello. My name is Jan, and I’m a blingaholic.” What bauble-loving woman isn’t, for crying out loud? The stuff is so easy to get my hands on; I mean it’s literally everywhere. Windows in jewelry storefronts twinkle as the mid-day sun refracts shiny silver, gold, gemstones and beads luring me in for a closer look. Sidewalk boutiques…

Michael Kors Selma Satchel

The Selma Satchel: Michael Kors Perfection

I recently spent a week in central California visiting my wonderful and wonderfully FUN friend Cheryl. On our first social outing of the trip, my eyes quickly landed on the fantastic Michael Kors handbag she was carrying. The dilemma with this particular situation was that I am a rather huge fan of Michael Kors purses and I WANTED THAT…