• Fashion,  Product Reviews

    Nicole Lee Fragrance giveaway fashion linkup

    Nicole Lee Fragrance giveaway fashion linkup I had a wonderful Christmas with my family and friends. But right after Christmas, my internet started acting up. I can’t access any wordpress website, that means I can’t access my own blog! But any other sites are fine. So far the only way I can work on my blog is using my cell phone hotspot. And it is super SLOW! You’ve probably heard the phrase “A fish out of water” to mean someone who isn’t comfortable in their surroundings. Well, I’m “A blogger out of her blog”. And you can be sure that phrase means “GRUMPY”! My husband said if he looks just…

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    Rita and Phill Custom-Fit Skirts review and fashion linkup

    Rita and Phill Custom-Fit Skirts review and fashion linkup Nowadays, I am all about customization. I just don’t believe in one size fits all, or one style fits all. You may still remember from my previous post, that I have a very odd figure. You may say, come on girl, you look perfect. Oh well, thank you very much for saying that, but I know who I am. I do have a problem finding the best fitting clothes all the time. Why? Because my bust is a size medium, my waist is size large, and my butt is size small. You see? Everybody has something they’d like to trade in…

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    Merry Christmas fashion linkup

    Merry Christmas fashion linkup Let’s make today’s post short and sweet! I just wanted to wish you all a safe, healthy and very Merry Christmas! We wish you all the best and hope you enjoy this great time of year with your loved ones. We will be at my Step-son’s home, eating his famous roast duck and playing with my two super cute granddaughters. I don’t have a giveaway going just now but still have some requirements for you. You better be happy and jolly too! 😉 |TODAY’S LINKUP PARTY:| Meet our co-host Rania from The Wardrobe Stylist Rania’s Biography: Branding herself The Wardrobe Stylist, Rania began styling and blogging…

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    What to wear for a Christmas gathering fashion linkup

    What to wear for a Christmas gathering fashion linkup When we were young, we didn’t care about hanging out with those older family members. We were way too busy discovering the wide world around us. Now we are getting older, or more correctly, wiser and more experienced, we realize that it doesn’t matter how fancy and attractive the far away world is, our family is the only world we really live in. That is why in recent years I am more and more drawn to family gatherings. Especially during the holidays. It’s a time to catch up on some family news and gossip and see those familiar faces. I get…

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    Larimar bracelet review and fashion linkup

    Larimar bracelet review and fashion linkup Last weekend I had an interview with one of our local e-magazines. There were quite a few questions but one that stuck out was this: “If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would it be?” I didn’t even need to think twice for this. I hate cold weather. When I was growing up in the far northern part of China, winter was so harsh and the frostbite would cover my feet and hands. That was one of the main reasons why, when I finished my university, I left my frigid hometown to move south to Shanghai. At last, I was…

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    Winter break giveaway and fashion linkup

    Winter break giveaway and fashion linkup Hooray! Today is the last day of work before my two week winter break! There’s good and bad about everybody’s job, but for sure one thing I do love about being a teacher is the time off for the holidays. Of course having almost the whole summer off is pretty easy to take too, but that’s for another post! Anyway, if I took the time to tell you exactly why and how much I need this time off, the break would be over before I could finish! Of course there’s always one reason that makes this or any break so delightful; I can finally…

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    Tignanello leather bag review and fashion linkup

    Tignanello leather bag review and fashion linkup Well? Shopping all done? Presents all wrapped? Yeah, me neither. Well, actually I did pretty good this year. I started my Christmas shopping right after Thanksgiving and now I already received most of the gifts. I just need to wrap them. We’ve even done some of that but still have a few to go. The tree will look even better when all the gifts are placed underneath it. 😉 How is your preparation for the big holiday going? Hey, there’s no need to panic. I mean there’s still plenty of time. After all, Christmas is…let me look at my calendar…oh. IT’S THE END…

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    What to wear for a Christmas party fashion linkup

    What to wear for a Christmas party fashion linkup This time every year, my students will ask the same question:”Do Chinese celebrate Christmas?” Well the answer is yes and no. Chinese do know about Christmas, but not a lot. To be more accurate they know about the gift giving part of the holiday but not about the true meaning. All they see are the fancy decorations at the department store and they hear the music there while they are shopping. It’s rare but there are some Chinese families that even have a Christmas tree and stockings in their home. Now that you know that, you may have easily guessed about…

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    A Cape for every season fashion linkup

    A Cape for every season fashion linkup I am not a Superhero. OK, at least not a well known one! But, wait a minute, I do have a secret alter ego. By day, I’m an awesome middle school teacher and then at night and on the weekends, I help save poor helpless women from bad fashion choices as an awesome fashion blogger! Wow, that explains a LOT! Like why I love capes. Somehow this traditionally men’s garment gives women so much confidence and style and (dare I say it?) power! I have a few capes. Yeah, I know, you’re not surprised. Anyway, I have at least one I can wear…

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    Wearing Pink fashion linkup

    Wearing Pink fashion linkup Are you a big fan of pink? I never was. No, not the singer, she’s awesome! I mean the color of course. Anyway, in recent years I started to appreciate this color more and more. Especially the light pink, or as some people call it, blush. Sometimes it’s so soft I call it the barely there pink color. What I really like about it is that it’s quite feminine but still very chic. When I was young, I never felt that I was a girly girl. It just seemed so far from who I was. My brother was my best friend and he helped me with…

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    One year blog anniversary and fashion linkup

    One year blog anniversary and fashion linkup My blog is 1 year old today. Rather than tell you how I feel, I prefer to reflect on the milestones and my favorite two outfits from each month with you. December 2014 My first month was only just over 3 weeks but I still had 22 posts. My first comment ever came on my day 5 post. OMG, I was so excited! (BTW, I still am. I know how incredibly busy the whole world is so when someone takes time to leave a comment on my blog I REALLY appreciate it!) I decided to post everyday. How hard can THAT be? Well…

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