Monthly Archives: November 2012

Like Fine Wine, Better With Age?

November 29th, 2012 (2 Comments)

This jaw dropping image of 73 years young, Tina Turner popped up on my facebook news feed a few days ago on her birthday, November 26. I have always been a Tina Turner fan, gone to numerous live performances and always left the show in awe of her energy, beauty, attitude and of course her […]

Gigi’s List 2012: Gadget Lovers

November 27th, 2012 (No Comments)

Here are some picks for the gadget lovers on your list…or maybe a gift for you. I absolutely love this i phone dock, I think because it reminds me of the phones I grew up with. Get it here. This would come in handy for whipping up a quick smoothie in the morning. My daughter […]

Quotes I Love

November 27th, 2012 (No Comments)

Some of my favorite Quotes…   “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” –Maya Angelou   “You know, you can steel your heart against any kind of trouble, any kind of horror. But the simple act of […]

LA Links 61st Cotillion One Moment In Time 2012

November 26th, 2012 (No Comments)

Being a romantic at heart, growing up, I wanted to be a debutante and a have a big wedding with all the trimmings; big white billowy gown, elegant reception, beautiful flowers and an exotic honeymoon. Neither happened for me, and I have been attending and celebrating these events with friends and family ever since. ¬†Debutante […]

Black Friday

November 23rd, 2012 (1 Comment)

Once upon a time I used to brave the sales day after Thanksgiving, it was a tradition. This was before there were sales every other day, before there were outlets, ¬†and the day after sales really made sense. Now Black Friday is a day for me to enjoy being at home with my family without […]

Happy Thanksgiving, Give Gratitude in Abundance

November 22nd, 2012 (4 Comments)

We are going to Reggie’s family for the first part of Thanksgiving, and then we are driving another couple of hours to my Mom’s to finish our celebration. I will make a long playlist for our ride. have a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving with your family and friends. A few meanderings from around the web… […]

Gratitude: Gigi’s tips for having a good Thanksgiving

November 21st, 2012 (4 Comments)

This is one of my favorite holidays. There are no real expectations other than getting together with family and friends. We divide our time between my family and Reggie’s family, bringing some sort of vegan dish to both events. Here are some tips for making your day memorable. 1. Start you day with a workout. […]

Book Review #1

November 20th, 2012 (9 Comments)

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. –Richard Steele, Tatler 1710 Reading has always been one of my passions. It is one of those guilty pleasures that I take time out of my busy life to do. For many years I had a book club with a delightful group of women, […]

Las Vegas: 48 Hours

November 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

We got back from our Las Vegas road trip last night. The weekend started with a drive-arama on Friday. I drove to Cate School, to pick up my son Reggie, it is a beautiful drive but, 2 hours each way none the less. My car was in the shop so I was delighted when I […]

Las Vegas

November 18th, 2012 (No Comments)

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