May 2011

Caprese on a Stick : Cherry Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Skewers

by Janelle 05.29.2011
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I have a great recipe today for an easy, healthy and delicious summer appetizer that is fun to make. Instead of making a traditional tomato and mozzarella salad, try using skewers to create fun, pick-me-up “Caprese Sticks” that your guests will love. You can add variations to this recipe based on your favorite Caprese salad […]

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Royal Recessionista : The Ultimate Princess Kate Middleton Style Guide!

by Janelle 05.29.2011
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We all know about the Duchess of Cambridge’s recent fashion-bombshell dress worn when greeting the Obamas in Buckingham Palace last week. The gorgeous, nude-colored “Shola” dress from understated British designer Reiss caused such a fashion-raucous that the retailer’s website crashed within hours of Kate being photographed! At only $340, this frock is far from unaffordable […]

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Five Flirty Floral Dresses Under $150 to Wear Now!

by Janelle 05.26.2011
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They are all flirty, all floral — and all fabulous. And you don’t have to spend a lot to enjoy this trend! My favorite summer fashion look has always been flirty, feminine, flowy sundresses and I’ve found five under $150 that you will love.

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NYC: 8 Alfresco Hotspots to Enjoy Cocktails & Dinner Outdoors this Summer …

by Janelle 05.25.2011
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I was thrilled to guest post today for one of my favorite blogs, All Women Stalk. Check out my article on the 8 best NYC Alfresco Hotspots to Enjoy Cocktails and Dinner Outdoors This Summer! I’ve found the coolest spots to enjoy the warm weather this summer. Summer is about to be officially in full-swing […]

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The Season’s Hottest Faces: 6 Stylish Designer Watches Under $300

by Janelle 05.24.2011
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There is nothing more chic then sporting a stylish watch and you DO NOT have to spend a lot of money to find a fabulous one. This summer, designers are rolling out fun designs in array of bright colors. I’ve found 6 watches all under $300 that incorporate all of the season’s trends and are […]

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Chocolate Covered Banana Pops Recipe

by Janelle 05.23.2011
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This weekend my Mom and I made Chocolate Banana Pops for a delicious and healthy summertime dessert. Not only are these pops easy and fun to make, but they are a fabulous way to get a chocolate fix while enjoying fruit at the same time! The pops can be served refrigerated or frozen for an […]

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Rachael Ray’s Chocolate “Pots de Creme” Cups with Whipped Cream

by Janelle 05.22.2011
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One of my favorite desserts my grandmother makes me is Rachael Ray’s Chocolate Cups with Whipped Cream. This recipe is so easy, yet totally elegant and delicious at the same time. The chocolate custard is served in demitasse cups and topped with a dollop of whipped cream and sprig of fresh mint, making it a […]

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6 Cute Espadrilles For Summer

by Janelle 05.21.2011
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Originating from 14th century Catalan, Spain, espadrilles were at one time deemed “peasant shoes” for their simple, inexpensive construction. Traditional styles feature a canvas upper portion and rope sole. In modern times, espadrilles have become a fashionable, trendy shoe-choice and an eternal summer favorite. Lightweight, comfortable and easy-to-wear, every girl needs a good pair in […]

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Boat Babes… Stylish Nautical Stripe Looks For Summer

by Janelle 05.18.2011
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One of the most classic looks is also one of the trendiest this summer — nautical stripes. From dresses to shorts to bags,chic navy blue and white stripes are eternally stylish and designers this season are taking full advantage. From classic to sexy, I’ve included some standout nautical stripe pieces and where to find them!

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NYC: Butter Lane Cupcakes

by Janelle 05.16.2011
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Yesterday I finally got the chance to visit Butter Lane, one of NYC’s premiere cupcake bakeries, located in the East Village. Upon entering the adorable East 7th Street storefront, a bountiful display of colorful cupcakes awaited. Butter Lane is one of the few bakeries that only sells cupcakes. (Fine with me). Their focus is mainly […]

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