Freeze Fighters

It’s finally starting to feel like summer around D.C.; the weather is warmer, the t-shirt clad crowds are larger, and the festivals are in full swing.  While it might be summertime outside, inside, it feels like Northern Siberia.  As any office dweller knows, no matter how cute and weather appropriate your sundress, sleeveless shift, or linen skirt may be, when…
Washington, D.C.
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Back to Work with JORD and a Giveaway!

Ugh, it’s always so hard to come back to work after an extended vacation. I recently returned from a 10 day trip to an inbox full of emails, a pile of laundry, and a very, very long “to do” list.   To my surprise, I also came back to a beautiful new JORD watch (I ordered it while on vacation–the shipping was fast!). I…
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La Dolce Vita

Ciao!  We just got back 10 days in Italy, and it was so much fun.  Because of busy schedules and a move to D.C., Mr. Paper Pusher and I never took a trip after we got married, so this vacation served as a belated honeymoon.  I am not going to bore you with the day to day details of our trip,…
Positano, Italy
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Virginia is for Wineries

When my friend, Laura, asked me to join her and some other D.C. bloggers for a trip the Winery at Bull Run, I jumped at the chance.  There are few things more enjoyable on a nice spring day than having a glass of wine outside with friends. I had been to the Bull Run area once when I was in…
The Winery at Bull Run, Centreville, VA
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Knock it Off: 10 Dupes for Spring

Since work has been working me to death lately, let’s talk about something more entertaining:  knock-offs.  Have you ever owned one?  Do you think they are tacky?  What about “inspired bys”? I confess that I have owned my share of knock-offs.  My first was a “Kate Spate” bag that I bought on a trip to NYC when I was 14.  It…
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