Still with me? You might just see where I was when my husband finally got back. I was so happy to see him, so relieved he was back... but I didn't feel better. And in the past month or so since he's been back, everything has been feeling like hard work, often a giant pain in the butt....

open the circle-shaped wire hanger and start stringing the ornaments on it – I'll get back to you on that. It took only about 8 ornaments moving around and really annoying the heck out of me by not simply staying put looking pretty as good ornaments should, before I stopped for a minute and...

A heel on a hiking- or desert-inspired boot may seem silly, but it can prevent the stumpy-leg effect without compromising on the anti-slip functionality too much. Skinny jeans or pants with a slim fit are a good choice because they counteract nicely with all the items that add bulk in a...

I might give in and order the Francesca pump above, it's such a great basic heel for spring and summer! Tell me... what are you itching to add to your wardrobe this spring?

But they are clearly proud of their history: start walking through the town and you will see how beautifully kept the old buildings are, so carefully restored that if it wasn't for the small touches reminding you which century you are in, you'd think you had taken a trip back in time. Not...

I could say all this and more, but for now I'll just say: I love you Sardinia, and I miss you already! But I'll be back soon, I promise.

Hopefully I'll be back with a (responsibly begotten) tan new shoes and some pretty pictures But for now, it's packing, packing and more packing. I have a long list of things to bring, including some gifts for my family, special requests of things from Switzerland, German books for...

) The girls' packing list looks a lot like mine (except of course for the heels and make-up.) The thing is: yes, it's a 2-week trip. But I can do laundry, and let's be honest, I will probably do some shopping, so this is more than adequate. What do you think? What does your packing list...

but I'm also wondering if she'll be cooperative with my daily itineraries and photo breaks Hopefully I'll have some nice photos to share with you when I get back... and some restaurant reviews! This will be a culinary trip as much as a shopping trip, if not more – we are going to be...

Dina boots, courtesy of Miista footwear The lovely Laura Villasenin send me one of her designs, these boots with a back zipper, chunky heels and a massive hidden platform at the front. Laura is the founder of the shoe brand Miista which is based in London. What I really like about this pair...

 

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