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November 21, 2011

Dyson DC-35 Digital Slim

Filed in: General, Lifestyle

My penchant for handbag collection is now overshadowed by my current obsession- anything Dyson.¬†An Interview with James Dyson – YouTube A trip to Bed, Bath & Beyond yesterday for small size travel essentials ended up with an impulse buy that bust out my coupon saving jaunt. This is how the purchase was justified : (1) […]

November 9, 2011

Robert Couturier – Elle Decor Nov 2011

There is something about French wall panels (boiseries), doors and moldings that instantly elevate interiors with regal perfection. In this Fifth Avenue 1920s building, all 9,00 square feet of it was given a French facelift. The French architectural details, cascading drapes and classical furniture were bestowed with bold colors and patterns. It is true that […]

October 30, 2011

Vintage Overload – NY Times Home – Oct 26, 2011

  Have you noticed that up to a couple of years ago, catalog companies are selling merchandise that we’ve seen before in yet another catalog ? Was it Restoration Hardware, oh no, it was Pottery Barn, hmm… wait a minute, maybe West Elm ? Or was it Crate and Barrel ? Be it along Madison […]

September 5, 2011

Labor Day is a Non-Labor Day

I have mixed feelings about Labor Day- yes, it is a weekend extension but it also reminds us that we are crossing over summer into the fall. If that is true, then I officially declare that summer has passed San Francisco and I should have used my time for more pressing tasks than moving those […]

July 9, 2011

Fog City News is the boon to a Foggy Afternoon

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  What do you do regularly on Saturdays ? For some reason, cleaning is on my Saturday late morning agenda (after an hour of hoola hooping to Housewives of New York City) but today was especially painful as my husband woke me at 7:30 am ! So rise I did and I was quite productive: […]