Mommy and Me Eyewear from Visionworks

Beyoncé and Blue Ivy. Kate and Charlotte. Lisa and Zoë. Reese and Ava. Kate and Suri. Michelle and Malia and Sasha.Mother daughter teams with style are so much fun to follow in entertainment and social media. At 11 years old, Eve is not yet flipping through magazines, but she is becoming more interested in style choices and trends. Which thrills my fashion interested mama heart! The two of us had a blast trying on eyeglass frames from Visionworks that embraced mother-daughter style.Our Read more...

West End Plastic Surgery Botox and Facial Fillers Event on March 14 at Bella Bethesda

Book your easy evening Botox appointment with West End Plastic Surgery's Dr. Paul Ruff at Bella Bethesda Salon! Every few months Bella Bethesda Salon brings Dr. Ruff from his Foggy Bottom West End Plastic Surgery offices to the convenient downtown Bethesda location for Bella Beauty nights.The next Bella Beauty evening with Dr. Ruff of West End Plastic Surgery is on Tuesday March 14th from 6-8pm, and you are invited. Botox and fillersThe Bella Beauty event will offer Botox & Read more...

DeNada Summer Fashion GIVEAWAY

DeNada is the coolest knitwear line you have ever seen...and now there are warm-weather designs to keep us cool in the DC heat! Last summer I met the incredibly modest and approachable Virginia Blanca Arrisueño, designer and founder of DeNada. This DC-based artist and weaver has been blending cutting edge styles with the traditions of her Peruvian heritage in her scarves, wraps, cloaks and now, summer pieces. Virginia is also a mom of a preschool-aged son, and she invited me to drop Read more...

On the Purple Couch for Chalk Paint, Décor and More

On the Purple Couch in Kensington, Maryland's antique district is a lifestyle creative space. Here you can learn how to savvily DIY home décor in the workshop, get guidance from the design pros and shop for original pieces you will not find anywhere else.This summer I, along with blogger friends Tanvi Rastogi of Tanvii.com and Laura Harders of Beltway Bargain Mom, had the chance to learn firsthand about On the Purple Couch from the creative brains behind it all: owner Bahia Akerele. Read more...

Perfect Mani Pedi in DC: The Red Door

Feel like really treating yourself?Looking for a manicure and pedicure that looks brand new over one week later?Ready to ditch your strip mall sub-par service for the ultimate in mani/pedi spa satisfaction?Try The Red Door. I visited the The Red Door Spa and Salon Chevy Chase last Saturday and eight days later my nails look every bit as awesome as when I walked out the door. I have an event coming up this week and it is a massive time-saver to know I do not need to pop in anywhere Read more...

Best Pre-Vacation Salon Service: Eyelash Tinting (Just $25!) by Skincando at Emerald Door

It's not often this 40 year old woman posts a #nomakeupselfie on the Web ... unless she has had her eyelashes eco-tinted by Sara Damelio of Skincando and Emerald Door Salon in Silver Spring.  So there I am, above, in all my post-vacation, sun-damaged, aging and chapped lip glory. No, this is not one of those middle class mom memes in the #SoBrave vein. It's much more shallow...and hopefully useful. It's to reveal how it looks to have your eyelashes dyed by Sara.If you are in possession Read more...

Shopping + Champagne Party on Saturday at Reddz Trading

Want to get out of the house on Saturday, January  30th for a glass of bubbly, a free manicure, hair braiding, treats, skin care love & shopping? Join me and other style bloggers at Reddz Trading in Bethesda from 12 - 3 p.m. After being stuck inside with my family for days and days due to Jonas, I can really use a day of pampering, and I know you can, too. This Saturday Reddz Trading in Bethesda presents Shopping & Champagne. Myself and other bloggers Spicy Candy DC, Guest of a Guest Read more...

Skincando Organic Skincare Pop-Up at Emerald Door Spa Silver Spring

 Skincando, the luxury and locally-based (but taking the nation by storm) organic skincare line is hosting its first-ever organic facial pop-up at The Emerald Door Spa in Silver Spring. Now through April 2016, we lucky DC-area dwellers can experience the handcrafted products and cutting edge eco-treatments firsthand at The Emerald Door. An eco-facialist will guide you in exploring the benefits of using high end green beauty products and customize your treatments for your individual skin care Read more...

Fashion Show Friday Night at Alliance Française: Beyond The Little Black Dress

 The Alliance Française de Washington, DC's Fashion Show, Beyond The Little Black Dress, is just around the corner! In seven days, on Friday, September 25, at The Dupont Circle Hotel you will be able to wow, applaud and be dazzled by the creativity and artistic talent of FOUR French and Americand designers. The event will be emceed by my ultimate style inspo/girl crush, DC Style Factory's Rosana Vollmerhausen.I am attending as a member of the social media/new media/wannabe press, Read more...