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LOUNGING IS ASTOUNDING!!!

02.02.16


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Vintage La Barron Fibrella Pool Loungers (I own one in yellow, you should be jealous!) / The Happiness Planner / Kopari Coconut Oil / Frends Headphones / Tombo PlayColor2 Pens (they are next level + I swear by them, but whatever.) / Olivine Atillier SHE BLONGS THERE Perfume Oil / Sakara Life Beauty Water Cocktail Mix Kit / Karen Walker Beach Towel / THE RODIN LIP BALM RING (best thing ever!)

To anyone who cares or even reads my rants... FORGIVE my absence! I've been doing my fair share of LOUNGING and trying to seek my balance. Isn't that the constant struggle?! A work-from-home, island-hopping mama of 3 whilst movin-n-shakin' is one heck of a juggle. But here's the real deal: finding the balance + your happy is truly what's important. For it is when we slip that everything goes to sh*t + you experience the inevitable COME TO JESUS MOMENT. Lets face it, there are only so many times we can pull the alarm. So it's just best to take "adult" timeouts and forego the longterm harm. When I find myself slipping, overdoing, double dipping + over-sipping I know that's my cue. Like an innocent tap on the shoulder, I stand up, walk away and know just what to do. I simply state to those in earshot (and to those in the know) "I'm off to Lounge..." I gather my goodies + temporarily dismount. I'm a lucky lady to have a support system that allows, supports + encourages my wellbeing. It's probably due to their own innate health, experience, along with seeing + believing. 

I'll tell you what, as a strong, confident woman who struggles with my mental health - finding what works for you + sticking to it is the very best gift you can give yourself! Struggle is real, and depending on where you are at, she can make frequent visits. The best you can do is to be prepared + forgiving with your limits. Know when to throw in your towel and call it a game because when you keep your cool you remain the same sane dame sans the shame!!

Pharmacon, Leisure
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If I Can, I know TOUCAN!!

01.26.16


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Retro Toucan Print /  Stella Jean Fresatore Jacket / Diorblush Stick Cheek / SunnyLife Toucan Pool Floatie / Tuleste Pom Pom Earrings / Rosie Assoulin Lily Strap Wedges / Sensi Studio Toucan Tote

When it snows, it blizzards! I believe that overtime such prolonged conditions will cause any good person to worship dark wizards! Therefore I've taken on the high duty to rescue you all and put you in a BALMY state of mind! Let's face it, if I can I KNOW TOUCAN, too and everything will be mighty fine! Just close your eyes and let yourself bob about the tropical seas atop a floating toucan. Soak up those soul-toasting rays whilst you deepen that exotic glittering suntan! Are you getting warmer...? GOOD! Lets make today a sunshine laden scorcher!! 

Sometimes a little visual meditation is all it takes, and in just a minute or two you'll have completely forgotten about the mounting snowflakes! Heck, why not start the search for your next vacay?! I hear GUAM is darn near perfect nearly everyday!!! So get off your lazy, frozen arse and get in a TROPICAL state of mind.... I know TOUCAN!! Pick up a few alluring treasures to keep you in the hot, equatorial state of mind. I'm sure as sh*t it'll keep your thoughts warm and sunny during this arctic wintertime! 

BIBA!

XXX

MRS

Leisure, Gifting, Fashion
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A GOLDEN New Years Countdown Menu

12.31.15


Just before the new year begins I've taken part in a collaborative menu that is downright golden!!! Inspirational, tasty + everything else... a guide to last-minute grocering + what to grab off your pantry shelves! Cocktails, apps, delicious salads paired with a side + dessert from a whole bunch of fabby gals who've graciously offered their highest, utmost + greatest preferred! 

Mine? #3 on the cocktail list : a white hot + bothered brew to keep you warm with a bit of a twist! 

All menu details await you here, where you can frolick, pick + pluck with an excited + indulgent NYE sneer!

Top Image: Annie Groves / Bottom Image: Kelly Boyd / Calligrapher: Lavin Label

Cocktails, Leisure
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MRS Lilien Does KSNY

11.10.15


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I just LIVE for good party + ESPECIALLY when I get to play hostess! Kate Spade New York’s latest bible: ALL IN GOOD TASTE was the subject of my feted hocus pocus. Housed in their glittering gem, their 4-story Madison Avenue flagship store - elements pulled from the book were splayed from floor to floor for ALL to adore! Happy guests sashayed through the doors intent on getting their hands on the latest volume. I held court on the main floor, sipping bubbles and chirping with amongst the fanfare like a bobbling MRS balloon! The fun I had gushing with guests about ALL things ALL IN GOOD TASTE - was a delight in and unto itself, and a topic I could discuss for days upon days! Fear NOT should you have missed the soirée… You can read all about my pre-party prep in a 4-page spread. 

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The anatomy of a hostessing uniform typically gets over thought; making for a stress-laden hostess that’s frazzled and distraught. A worthy hostessing ensemble should be flexible enough for the highest of occasions as well as casual-chic situations. A hostess’s uniform must always be simple but statement-making. Allowing for piles of accessories that’ll make her look positively breathtaking! Going all black, doesn’t mean going all BORING. Contrarily, black can be BOLD, bowed, striped, mixed n’ matched, leaving onlooker’s jaws stuck to the flooring! 

Fashion, Leisure
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