Cyber Schmiber, Forget about it! Think adaptive reuse, think helping others, think repurpose, think less is more. Lucy and I worked down the street from a small thrift shop that provides individuals and families with the resources to live independently and helps provide a path to long-term stability. We revisited this wonderful store this … Continue reading Gifts That Make a Difference
Lucy and Claudia wish you Good Health, Much Happiness and Joy for this Thanksgiving Holiday. Remember to see the glass half full and expunge the negative. Friends and family are what matter at the end of the day. (In Claudia’s case, pets and all livestock matter equally too!) We have many stories to share and … Continue reading Life, Love, Laughter
Let’s not even think about Black Friday or Holiday Shopping today. Instead, check out the wonderful profile of Carolina Herrera who sits at the helm of a billion dollar brand and who, at 77, is still a remarkable business woman, celebrating 35 years in business. If we were in a high-end position financially we would … Continue reading Herrera, No More Forever 21, and Rent-a-Dress?
Lucy had lunch with a friend the other day who lamented about how many gifts she needed to find for her Christmas list, saying that she was always on the lookout for a store where she could get all of her shopping done in one place. Lucy decided to take that as a shopping challenge … Continue reading The Perfect Bag for All on Your List
A week from today families will be gearing up for Thanksgiving, travelling in airports or by car or train, and others will be shopping and cooking in anticipation of the holiday. Somehow this holiday makes us think more about the passing of time. Lucy just finished reading Wear and Tear, The Threads of My Life … Continue reading Time to Reflect
For week three of our holiday online shopping recommendations, we look at a company that has its headquarters here in Boston. As dedicated HGTV viewers, we see more than our share of Wayfair ads. But what we did not know was that the company combined more than 250 websites to become one of the largest home … Continue reading Shopping Online Doesn’t Always Cut It
When it launched, Anthropologie was a store we really liked the look of but, too often, we found ourselves leaving empty handed, as the inventory seemed to be a little too funky for us. In the early years, we found the gifts and home décor goods fairly pricey. Amazingly, Anthropologie survived and is successful after … Continue reading A Must Shop Visit to Anthropologie