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Lizzy’s Latest – White House Black Market Tassel Tie heels

Blue is my favorite color; so imagine my delight when I came across this lovely pair from White House Black Market.  The vivid blue caught my eye and the tassel ties add a flirty touch making these sandals the perfect accessory for summertime fun.     (more…)

Washington, DC – Jefferson Memorial – Ode to my Father

One of the earliest lessons my father taught me was to always honor your commitments.  Integrity is one of my dad’s greatest virtues and it guides him in all aspects of his life.  With my dad, if he’s committed to doing something, he ALWAYS follows through.  He is simply a man of his word.     (more…)

Lizzy’s Latest – Nine West Everafter Fringed Two-Piece Pumps

The Nine West Everafter pumps are so chic!  The first thing that caught my eye was the fringe detail at the ankle.  Yes, two years later, my love affair with fringe continues.  😉  Fringe is definitely still trending in 2017 and when paired with approximately 4-inch stiletto heels, adds a sexy and playful vibe, in my opinion.  🙂   (more…)

Coltons Point – Andrew’s First Holy Communion

One of the joys I’ve experienced as a Godmother is helping my Godson, Andrew, strengthen his faith.  I enjoy taking him to Mass every chance I get and sharing my Catholic faith with him. (more…)

Shoespiration – BCBGeneration Darron Two-Tone Patent Pumps

Welcome to another segment of Shoespiration!  🙂  These heels were featured on the blog in the Fall of 2015.  They are an imitation of the Rockstud pumps made famous by Italian fashion designer, Valentino.  The gold studs are so edgy and I always feel so sexy when I wear these heels…which is often!  😉  I do have one disappointment with these pumps and that is a couple of the studs have popped out from time to time over the years.  Fortunately, the few times this has happened, I was aware.  So, I am constantly checking to make sure all my studs are accounted for when I do wear these heels. (more…)

Shoespiration: Vince Camuto Welton Moto Boots

Now that my shoe blog is monthly, the time in between posts sometimes feels like too long of an absence from all of you, at least to me.  As such, I’ve launched a new segment on my blog called, “Shoespiration.”  🙂  Its intent is to fill the fashion void that lingers between my main blog posts.  It’s a mini blog post; a sort of fashion fix if you will to get us through the month.  😉 (more…)

Richmond, VA – Beaver Dam Creek Battlefield – Happy New Year!

Back in early December, my dad sent me, my mom, brother, and sister separate emails with the following question:

“Who in our family is the most excited by, desirous of, jazzed over toys?”

Our response was unanimous:  MOM!

Yes, even Mom said, “Mom.”  😉  (more…)

Southern MD – The Thomas Stone House – Thanksgiving Fun

What’s a Thanksgiving celebration without a little family fun?  Ever since my brother got married, we have always teased him about not cooking a turkey.  Instead he and his wife, Shannon, usually order a turkey dinner from their local grocery store.  Perish the thought…especially if you grew up in an Italian household like we did.      (more…)

Port Tobacco, Maryland – Thomas Stone House – Kindness and Thanksgiving

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It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is next week!  I’ve been in a festive mood since the beginning of November.  I was at the mall and Hallmark was having a special on Christmas cards.  I could not help myself, I purchased two boxes of cards knowing I would probably only need one. (more…)