Feb 19, 2010

Retro Fashion

Couture from the 40's and 50's engages me.  I miss women looking elegant, stylish, and ladylike.  The Audrey Hepburn era had me smitten and yet her physique was so contrary to mine.

As much as I love the comfort of pants, I do enjoy wearing dresses from time to time.  I am best flattered with a length just below the knee which, nowadays, is seldom in vogue.

There is a refinement and a grace that only a woman can matter how badly her thighs rub together in hosiery or her wide feet scream from the cramped quarters of unnaturally high heels.  I have personal experience.

At my perfect weight, my figure is decent  Yet, my torso is longer and limbs are slightly shorter, so I leave fitting rooms piled with my many attempts to find clothes that fit. 

This model's waist is beyond my comprehension and has never been my reality.  I do like the slimming lines and length of this dress though.  Notice the tasteful gathers on the hips that only serve to make the waist look even smaller.

Feb 18, 2010

The Winner!

Thanks to all of the ladies who entered my Valentine Tea Giveaway!  As always, I wish I could send out a tin to every entrant.  This is one of my favorite Harney and Sons selections!

My 10-year old son, Brock, pulled the name and the winner is . . .

Congratulations, Mary!  Please send me your address via email or a Direct Message on Facebook.  You're going to love this!

Feb 14, 2010

Valentine Tea Giveaway!

Note: The winner has been selected!  See the above post.

Romance with my hubby is a good thing!  Romance with day to day pleasures fuels my passion and charges everything else .  Today, Valentine's Day, I am giving away a 4 oz. tin of Harney and Sons "Valentine's Blend," a chocolate tea with rosebuds!  Tea-lightful!  Just leave a comment on this post!  The drawing will be held Tuesday, February 16th at 8pm PST.  [My apologies, but USA and Canada only.]

In the meantime, munch on these classic and adorable Valentine's!