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Jewelry Gifts: Faves from Mejuri

Fave Jewelry Gifts from Mejuri

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope you are well and enjoying a restful day/long weekend. Taking a break between meals 😜  to share some of my fave jewelry gifts from Mejuri.  If you’re new to the brand, Mejuri is a line of beautiful and modern fine jewelry at more affordable prices than traditional fine jewelry.  Due to their quality and design style, they are one of my go-to destinations to purchase jewelry.

Right now they are having a sale which does not happen often! So if you have a gift to buy, or more importantly, buying for yourself, check out my gift picks and head over to their site!  It’s 20% off for orders $150 or more.

Click the images or text below to “Shop the Collage” :

Diamond Half Eternity Band / Pearl Necklace / Heirloom Ring / Croissant Dome Ring (Gold Vermeil – Less than $100)/ Stacked Ring Set / Large Hoops / Thin Croissant Hoops (Gold Vermeil – Less than $100)


The thin twist band, thin croissant, and diamond band rings on my first three fingers are some of my faves as well.  Wear them on repeat!  In 14k gold, love that I can wear them in water and that they will last!

My Mejuri Rings


Eat well and see you back here soon!

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Timeless Fall Fashion Must Haves

Wearing faux leather moto jacket, a Fall Fashion Must Have

Whew! It’s been awhile since I’ve been over here on the blog. Between selling/buying a home, getting both kids settled into new schools (one a college freshman) and a bunch of other things along the way, I am exhausted to say the least! But I’m also excited/hopeful to getting back to some normalcy as well as blogging again. So let’s get right to it, and talk about Fall Fashion Must Haves!

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New York Fashion Week 2021- Part 1

Posing with designer Nicole Benefield at the Presentation of her debut Collection for FW at Spring Studios for New York Fashion Week 2021.

In what seemed like a blink of an eye, New York Fashion Week 2021 has come and gone.  Pre-pandemic, I had attended NYFW for several years, and to say that it felt different this season would be an understatement!  But different doesn’t mean bad or worse.  In fact, in some ways it was better. Most of the collections showed virtually, or in formats such as presentations and “meet and greets”.  Although I will always love the full-on energy and excitement that comes from an in-person runway show, I also appreciated the flexibility and calmness of watching a show virtually or by appointment. In addition, many designers opted to show outside of the official schedule. Love this as it gives us all more time to appreciate the individual collections.

Read on for three standout collections (Nicole Benefield, Negris LeBrum and Fllumaé) that showed for NYFW this month. Continue Reading →

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Gift Guide: Fave Gifts Under $50

Gift Guide, Fave Gifts Under $50 for the Holidays

As many of us are sticking to a tighter budget this holiday season, I wanted to make sure I included gifts in a range of prices.  These are my Fave Gifts Under $50.  All are gifts that I would love to give as well as receive, and I particularly chose these from brands or retailers where I love to shop. Don’t forget, you sometimes have the option to pick up in-store if you’re worried about getting the items before Christmas. Happy Holidays!

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Gift Guide: Home Edit / WFH

Work From Home Gift Guide CollageHappy December! Hope you  are well and enjoying the holiday season. Although this season feels different than those in the past, I’m determined to make the most of it. And since many of us will be spending more time at home than usual, I’m starting my gift guide series with Gift guide: Home Edit. In particular, these are gifts that are also great to gift yourself to enhance a WFH (Work From Home) and a more self-care aware lifestyle. 😉

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Time for Cyber Week Sales!

King of Christmas Tree to highlight Black Friday Deals / Cyber Week Sales

Hi! Hope you all had a wonderful, peaceful and safe Thanksgiving. 🙏🏼  Before I start posting some gift guides for the holidays, I wanted to share some amazing Black Friday and Cyber Week Sales. If you click on the store/site names below, it will bring you directly to the site. Many of the sales have codes to use in order to get the discount so don’t forget to include them at checkout before you finalize the sale!

Note: Some of these sales may change throughout the week, so keep a lookout. I will update this post with specific product faves so stay tuned…

Photo details: Pre-lit, flocked Christmas tree / Tree skirt / Ornaments- large balls, small balls

Now, time for Cyber Week Sales!

Gigi New York / Graphic Image – Placing this site first as I have a special discount for you! Use code JOSEPHINA20 for 20%off. This code is available until December 6th. Can not be combined with another offer. Continue Reading →