Lake placid rentals

Summer Travel Tales: Lake Placid and Adirondacks. Episode 1: Where to Stay

Six hours away from New York City is a pristine universe with babbling brooks, hidden trails, endless lakes and mystical ponds. It’s the eco-blessed region of Lake Placid and Adirondacks. Nestled amongst the wild woods and glowing rivers lie small towns like Keene and Jay with holiday rental cabins waiting to sweep you away from urban life and the world of laptops and Wi-fi. We … Continue reading Summer Travel Tales: Lake Placid and Adirondacks. Episode 1: Where to Stay

Midnight Velvet Aztec Drape Sweater Review + $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway

I’ll admit it; as much as I love the beaches, poolside, barbecues and itsy bitsy swimwear in summer, at times I find myself longing for fall. I’m a sucker for fall fashion. I love everything about it — the layers,  jeweled coats, knee high boots and of course the fabulous cardigans.

That’s why when Midnight Velvet suggested I do a review of one of their key fall pieces, I immediately said yes. Choosing this chic Aztec drape/wrap cardigan was a no brainer. Asymmetrical wrap sweaters are practically a fall/winter essential. I find myself reaching for one throughout the long, cold months on the East coast.  What I love about this one from Midnight Velvet is the luxe fabric and feel of the cardigan. Made from cotton and rayon, it has a satiny finish and that makes it look much more expensive than it actually is.  The black and gray combination is versatile and the print is what makes this sweater playful, yet work appropriate.

Midnight Velvet Aztec Sweater
Midnight Velvet Aztec Sweater

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GET READY FOR FALL WITH THIS GORGEOUS BARR+BARR HANDBAG GIVEAWAY! (MRP $289)

I admit it, I’m a handbag fanatic and cannot resist a fabulous satchel on the crook of my arm whether it’s for work or play! I’ve trudged miles to sample sales of designers like Rebecca MinkoffDVF and Deux Lux  in New York to score the perfect arm candy at the perfect price!

So when Barr+Barr reached out Gotta Love, Must Have and offered to do a giveaway for our fabulous readers, we jumped at it! Barr+Barr is a line of luxury handbags for the woman on the go, it epitomizes ultimate New York chic and is crafted from the finest of leather to last years. Don’t believe us; check out their popular line on HSN. Helen Barr, the lady behind this lux line has designed this collection keep in mind today’s busy fashionista and Barr+Barr bags are the perfect size to carry your iPad, make-up and other sundry things for a packed day.

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