Bethesda/Rockville, MD – A Breath of Fresh Air

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I had an interesting experience this week.  On Monday, I pulled out of my garage and noticed my car sounded loud.  Initially, I was concerned, but not concerned enough to stop and check it out.  Yes, a complete “knows nothing about cars” chick reaction!  So, I continued my 45-mile drive to work convincing myself the sound was normal.  Eventually, I had to turn up the music to drown it out.  No sound, no problem, right?  I got to work safely and decided my 9-year old car was beginning to show its age.    (more…)

Lizzy’s Latest – Bar III Janet Ghillie Pumps

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In one of my earlier reviews, I mentioned that Bar III is a private label owned by Macy’s.  The hip and fun shoe line is inspired by top fashion bloggers.         (more…)

Bethesda/Rockville, MD – Neutral State of Mind

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After the Bar Mitvah I wrote about last week, my dad and I spent the rest of the afternoon taking blog pictures.  To take full advantage of time and weather, we take pictures for 3-4 weeks worth of blog entries.  It makes for a long afternoon, but it is well worth the effort to avoid having to take pictures every weekend.     (more…)

Lizzy’s Latest – BCBGeneration Darron Two-Tone Patent Pump


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I don’t normally shop at DSW, but I had some time to spare one Saturday afternoon a few months ago.  After half an hour of browsing, I came across the Darron pumps.  The gold studs caught my eye.  It was a style I had seen before and craved, but could never find in my usual shopping places.  At the time, I thought I had found a hidden treasure and was ecstatic that they had my size!  I tried them on and loved them.  So, I scooped up the box and went straight to the register.  (more…)

Bethesda/Rockville, MD – Summer’s Last Hurrah

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I am a practicing Roman Catholic.  So, imagine my curiosity and interest when my good friend from work, Anna, invited me and my dad to her son, David’s, Bar Mitvah at the Magen David Sephardic Congregation located in Rockville, Maryland.  (more…)