I was perusing the Nordstrom jewelry section to look at things I cannot afford – ya know, like you do – when I noticed this Marni leather statement necklace. I really liked the general shape and idea, but was obviously appalled by the price; it was, if I recall, more than $500, but I can’t actually verify that as IT SOMEHOW SOLD OUT. I … Keep reading…

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This almost hurts to type. As much as I hate to admit it, there’s one small problem with shopping the clearance racks: When an item is 60, 75, or 90 percent off, it’s rarely the right time to wear it. This was the issue with my recent CLR-MNSTR find; it has been in the twenties and thirties this weekend, so a sheer … Keep reading…

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I had been longing for something new to hang above our television, below our shelf. The Ikea print we had there was nice– but it was the right size to hang above our old, smaller television, and the colors were wrong for the room. I hadn’t liked it in that spot for quite a while. But suddenly, without logical explanation, I hated … Keep reading…

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