May 2011

Shorts Story… The Hottest Short Shorts for Summer 2011

by Janelle 05.15.2011
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Nothing is cuter in the summer than short shorts paired with simple tees and tanks or beautiful, flowy designer blouses. It’s so hard to find the perfect fit, but lucky for you I’ve done all the scouring and found the best! Keep reading for this summer’s must-have short shorts…

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Paula Deen’s Magical Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

by Janelle 05.14.2011
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Today I decided to make Paula Deen’s famous “Magical Peanut Butter Cookies.” Although Ms. Deen is known for her deliciously rich, butter and cream-filled, over-the-top creations, one of her most popular recipes (703 likes on facebook!) is actually good for you! What makes these cookies so magical is the fact that they are flourless, sugar-free, […]

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NYC: Beverly Hills-Based Sprinkles Cupcakes Opens Their First NYC Cupcake Bakery Today

by Janelle 05.13.2011
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Today marks the grand opening of the first New York City outpost of the famous Beverly Hills-based cupcake bakery, Sprinkles Cupcakes. Known for their cult celebrity following, stylish frosting decorations, and coveted status as “the world’s first cupcake bakery,” New York cupcake-lovers are rejoicing over this much-awaited arrival. Not that we are short on cupcake […]

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Crazy for Cacio e Pepe? Check Out Two Recipes from NYC Hotspot Maialino…

by Janelle 05.12.2011
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If you have ever dined in Rome’s famous Roman Ghetto, you have most likely tried Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe. Situated in the Sant’Angelo district, the Roman Ghetto is rich in history and boasts some of the best rustic “comfort-food” cuisine in all of Italy. Cacio e Pepe – meaning literally cheese and pepper – is […]

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Jacques Torres’ Secret Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

by Janelle 05.11.2011
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Chocoholics from near and far have been flocking to Jacques Torres’ renowned chocolate shops in Manhattan’s TriBeCa and Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhoods for years — and for good reason. The French chocolatier gained famed while serving as the revered Pastry Chef at NYC’s Le Cirque restaurant and has been featured on numerous TV shows including PBS […]

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Looking for bright, fun, flirty summer dresses? Head on over to Gilt!

by Janelle 05.10.2011
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Gilt Groupe has been on a roll lately and today is clearly no exception. Today they are featuring a sale from Tart, a brand created by two Southern California girls that features comfortable, feminine designs that exude casual So-Cal style. As all you Gilt shoppers know, the best pieces sell out fast, so get clicking […]

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Summer 2011’s Hottest White Bags

by Janelle 05.10.2011
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One of the chicest looks fashionistas sport every summer is a pure white bag. It’s eternally in style and truly goes with everything. From classic to runway, I’ve included some of the newest and hottest white bags in the stores.

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Summer Turquoise Jewelry

by Janelle 05.09.2011
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There is nothing more chic in the summer than bright turquoise jewelry paired with classic white, brown, or black pieces. Pick up a turquoise ring, bracelet or necklace to complete your favorite looks this season. From bargains to splurges, I’ve included my favorites below!

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Mommy & Mini… Matching Dresses for Mother’s Day

by Janelle 05.07.2011

Some of your favorite designers are rolling out matching dresses for mother’s and their stylish little girls. From Lilly Pulitzer to Dolce & Gabbana, some of the chicest styles are now available in both adult and kids sizes just in time for Mother’s Day. It’s an adorable gift idea that can be enjoyed all summer […]

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Throw a Kentucky Derby Party!

by Janelle 05.06.2011
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Saturday is the Kentucky Derby so if you can’t make it to Churchill Downs then it’s about time to plan your fabulously fancy Kentucky Derby Party. With just a few easy recipes, you can create an elegant Southern party to watch this legendary race.First step – whip up the Mint Juleps.

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