Monthly Archives: February 2011

Stars and Stripes

Hope you all had fun weekends and enjoyed the Academy Awards last night. I can’t decide what I liked more… a spring-like Harvard lacrosse game in February, or middle school Newsies heart throb Christian Bale taking home an Oscar (’bout … Continue reading

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Stepping Out

It’s just a slipper kind of day. But when the downpour stops, and the sun comes out this weekend, step on over to your local Allen Edmonds with a pair of gently worn children’s, men’s or women’s shoes to donate … Continue reading

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About FACE

The cut of these tees reminds me of sultry summer. Even better? Proceeds go to fund clean water and sanitation projects in Liberia through FACE Africa. FACE Africa is located just across the river in Cambridge, MA but has reached … Continue reading

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Winging It

Now where do you think I found this solid collection of gifts that give for gents? A summer wallet with a little canvas pique and hidden stainless steel. Nautical coasters. The ultimate office accessory. Charlie and the MTA-esque cufflinks. And … Continue reading

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Glimpse of the Future

One of the best things about Boston is what happens on the first warm day after some long and dark winter months. People crawl out of the woodwork and brickwork and swarm the streets with smiles. They are predicting a … Continue reading

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Thursday Giveaway: Keeping On

Thanks to Mark Coop from, I’ve got a couple posters from across the pond to give away again! Please visit Mark’s site and leave a comment for a chance to win a poster. As I’ve said, I thought the … Continue reading

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Waity for Katey

I’ve been waiting to see what’s next from the Women for Women International and Kate Spade hand in hand partnership, and this just in… the International Quinn, in black and a berry! The bag is made by women in Rwanda. … Continue reading

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Double O Seven for Louis Vuitton

Photo via New York Magazine and Louis Vuitton. After watching him in First Knight last night, there he was again this morning on the back cover of Forbes! Sean Connery is as dashing as ever, so it’s no surprise that … Continue reading

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Happy Heart Day

Vintage wrapping paper via Etsy. Happy Valentine's Day, my sweets! I've never thought Valentine's Day should be too sticky sweet, but my mom and dad always made it a bright spot in the cloudy and cold ides of February with … Continue reading

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Pick-up Sticks

Did you know that bamboo grows 2-4 feet per day? Up to 39 inches in an hour? Holy moly. Talk about a renewable resource. Photo via PRWeb. What a great reason to pick up a matchbox or tin of bamboo … Continue reading

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