We’re on the move!

I’ve been packing (and now unpacking) like a crazy person the past three weeks in preparation for our move!  Speaking of our new place… how adorable is this hedge-lined street around the corner from us? As much as I miss being walking distance from the Beverly Center and a few minutes to Rodeo/Beverly Drive, I am ridiculously excited about being in a family-friendly neighborhood and surrounded by green!

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VBxTarget

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When I initially heard that Victoria Beckham was Target’s next collab, I was beyond excited. But then when the lookbook dropped a couple months later, I was left stumped. Largely disappointed, and quite confused by the mixed bag of looks. I did shop it that morning (I got a little caught up in the excitement and had to do a ton of returns after trying things on), but I didn’t buy nearly as much as I did for the 3.1 Phillip Lim collection.

Now, two weeks later, the frenzy has died down. So… what’s the verdict?

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Friday Rainbows

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It’s the day when I finally put on my new studded flats and let those perfect pale pink leather soles touch the ground. For the money, you would think they’d feel ah-mazing on your feet out of the box, but no, even $$$ luxury flats need breaking in (but they’re colorful and they make me happy!!!). :D

If you see someone holding up traffic downtown today because they take too long crossing the street, you’ll know it’s me. I shall tread very carefully…

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eBaying The Bay

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A few days ago I posted about consignment shopping. Today I’m featuring the thrifty shopper’s other best friend… eBay. Ever since I spotted my first Hudson’s Bay coat, I knew I was destined to own something with the iconic Canadian stripes. Only problem was that the styles that I loved so much were made in the 60s and 70s… and that’s where eBay is so amazing.

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Consignment Done Right

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Some outfits with extreme high-low combos can only be averaged and categorized as ‘debit’. Well, today’s outfit couldn’t get much higher and lower… I mixed and matched a Preen by Thornton Bregazzi jacket (if you’re not familiar, let’s just say that the 100% cotton hoodie from Preen’s current collection is retailing for a cool $815) with my favorite pair of Payless boots. Yup.

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Smart Online Shopping: Introducing Poachit.com!

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Here is one of my shopping secrets…

After dinner, I find myself on the sofa, iPad in lap, searching the ends of the ecommerce world (see some of my finds here). The past two years, I have been a serial bookmarker – I bookmarked EVERY item I liked online that I didn’t want to forget about! But since discovering poachit.com, I have changed my online shopping ways…

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