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Showing posts from July 10, 2011

Girls's night - for a night or a lifetime?

Image from Salsa, guacamole, Mexican pizza and three good friends make for a great night! Last night I had the great opportunity to have dinner with my friend Sue and Sally. It's been over a year since we had all gotten together. Sue and I live in the same community, but Sally spends majority of her year with her family serving in mission in Ethiopia. If you want to check out the work she and her family are doing there, go to Baer Essentials. While I love a accessibility and ease of communication that comes from the internet and facebook, there is something totally lovely about sitting down to dinner with dear friends: the kind of friends that you're amazed to be sitting with over nachos and celebratory margaritas, because they are such wonderful people. I've been thinking a great deal about friendship lately, especially those friendships between women. Having gone to school in Pennsylvania and having most of my extended family from the Pittsbur

A new bag

Image from "My Wedding Dresses etc blog". Switching your purse can be a daunting task. You have to find a replacement for the one you've been carrying, and even though the tearing straps are evident - a part of you wants to keep using it. It's a hard choice, when you change purses. Should you choose the casual one with lots of pockets (like you usually do) or do you choose the shiny sleek one that you can almost see your reflection in? Once the purse is chosen, you then need to work out what goes where. What do you transfer over from one purse to the other? How do you organize it? What season can you and can't you use the purse in? Then theres the question - would your mother approve of the purse you've chosen? Most importantly, just how much is this new satchel going to cost you and is the cost worth all this effort? Purses' are complicated business - I suppose that's why they make such a business out of making, selling and marketing them. Purse