Monthly Archives: December 2012


December 28th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Love this Nancy Wilson song. When I was younger I used to celebrate New Year Eve’s at venues with outrageous cover charges and lots of strange people. During the phase when the kids were little¬†we did celebrations at home with other families, since securing a babysitter on New Year’s Eve was always a challenge. Once […]


December 24th, 2012 (No Comments)

My family and I will spend Christmas Eve and Christmas quietly together. It is my favorite time of year, I love creating memories, which now have now become traditions. On Christmas Eve we make a trek to the westside for last minute shopping and or looking and then we have dinner together. Christmas morning I […]


December 19th, 2012 (2 Comments)

The holidays can wreck havoc on your body. With all the parties it is easy to over indulge on treats and to many sweets, and workouts can suffer due to shopping and social engagements. The next thing you know is that January comes around and everything is a little snug and you go in to […]


December 17th, 2012 (2 Comments)

“There is a saying in Tibetan, “Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.” No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.” I am haunted by the Sandy Hook Elementary school massacre of all those innocent babies. It seems disrespectful to post about […]

Holiday Party Weekend

December 14th, 2012 (2 Comments)

¬† This year I focused on all of my red ornaments for this tree which is in my entry way. I try and do something different every year to keep it interesting. I’m always looking for ornaments with African-Americans to add to my collection. I found this ballet dancer last year on clearance at Macy’s. […]

Gigi’s Meanderings Around the Web #6

December 13th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Just a Little of This and That… I found this to be interesting–Plus-Size Lingerie Photo Shoot. Is this Plus Size? Really? Love this! Spent a lot of time taking classes at UCLA Interior Design Program, can relate to this big time. I have always loved fashion magazines. I grew up marveling at Beverly Johnson and […]


December 12th, 2012 (No Comments)

Yes I missed my posting yesterday, worked most of the day on decorating and still not finished! It is the season! Around this time I always get that “rushed” feeling, like there is not enough hours in the day to complete all the holiday tasks. I am still decorating, my house looks a mess, partly […]


December 10th, 2012 (No Comments)

Tis the season for parties! Bringing the hostess a thoughtful gift is nice gesture. I love flowers, but it is always awkward when a guest walks in and hands you a large bouquet of beautiful flowers, that need to be cut, arranged and placed in a vase. I have a tendency to run a bit […]

Holiday Decor

December 7th, 2012 (No Comments)

Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love everything about it, the music, decorations, lights, parties, dishes, trees, poinsettias, eggnog, mistletoe, wreaths, ornaments, garland, snow, nutcrackers, and all the various traditions celebrated. Here are a few holiday decorating ideas I found searching on the web, perhaps you too will be inspired to tweak your holiday decor. […]


December 6th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Today is the first day of the rest of your life! Forget about yesterday and the day before–Go forward with purpose.   Gigi is working a a big photography project that is due today. I will be back with a delicious post tomorrow. Xoxo, Gigi


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