Shopping Time! (Palazzo Pants)

Thank you Coco Chanel for giving us freedom of movement! Palazzo pants are back in style this spring. Palazzo pants have periodically been reintroduced into fashion from the 1930’s famous Hollywood actresses to the Hippie era. The off-the-shoulder blouses that are also the trend this season can easily be matched with the Palazzo pants.

7TH AVENUE PANT – PALAZZO – BIRD PRINT (http://www.nyandcompany.com/7th-avenue-pant-palazzo-bird-print/A-prod10270008/&prodNo=&No=24/)

7TH AVENUE PANT – PALAZZO – ORCHID PRINT (http://www.nyandcompany.com/7th-avenue-pant-palazzo-orchid-print/A-prod10430028/&prodNo=&No=/)

BUCKLED PALAZZO PANT – BLACK (http://www.nyandcompany.com/buckled-palazzo-pant-black/A-prod10120016/&prodNo=&No=24/)

7TH AVENUE – RUFFLED HALTER BLOUSE (color Cherry Blossom) can be paired with the bird print pants and the black pants (http://www.nyandcompany.com/search/?Ntp=1&Nty=1&Dy=1&Ntt=7TH%20AVENUE%20-%20RUFFLED%20HALTER%20BLOUSE)

7TH AVENUE OFF-THE-SHOULDER BELL-SLEEVE TOP (color Irish Landscape) goes perfectly with the green and the black pants (http://www.nyandcompany.com/7th-avenue-off-the-shoulder-bell-sleeve-top/A-prod10430064/&prodNo=&No=24/).

7TH AVENUE ONE-SHOULDER LACE TOP will go nicely with the black pants for a monochromatic look (http://www.nyandcompany.com/7th-avenue-one-shoulder-lace-top/A-prod10440013/?An=102690&prodNo=4&No=). Continue reading

You Don’t Like Your Wine? Boil It!

Today, I found an unopened bottle of cheap white wine in my refrigerator. My husband bought it a while ago and forgot all about it. I did not like it and felt bad about trowing it away. Then I remembered that my mom used to boil wine, usually during the cold season. If you like it the season is less important. It will be delicious no matter what time of the year you decide to drink it.

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Seize the Moment: In the Morning…

I am way too far from being called “a morning person”. I stick to my routine and get out the door to make it to work on time being almost half awake. I have a very busy week and the weekend will also be about work. I love the rain. It has rained heavily for three days. My deadlines, however, did not allow me to take some time and enjoy it. I did not want to miss it. So, this morning, something, that was not the weather forecast, was telling me that it was going to stop.

I decided to spent about five minutes looking at the backyard through my kitchen window before I had headed to work. I knew there would be something new or different for me out there to discover. Continue reading

See the World in a Different Way – SnapChat

snapchat-2123517__340I am doing my best to stay informed about the latest in technology. However, sometimes, there is so much information to absorb that I fall behind. My best resources are my students that seemed to be up-to-date with everything “technology”. I just learned today about some cool features that SnapChat came up with recently. We all know how much kids love SnapChat. (I am currently pondering on how they could be used in children’s learning.) Continue reading

Ahh…This Mud Is Amazing

If you haven’t rolled in mud yet go ahead and do it. Don’t think too much about it. You may be braver than you think. Just let yourself go and have a blast! You will find out that covering yourself in mud is not such a bad idea. It will be messy but it is something that you will always remember. You may even like it. The hippo seems to enjoy it.

If you are looking for some adventure in your life that will bring you as close as possible to the Earth and jumping into a volcano is not an option, take mud baths. It only takes one time to make you want to do it again. Your body will be thanking you. It’s not every day that you can have some good dirty fun with Mother Nature.

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