Monday, September 23, 2013

Upcoming Shows

The past few weeks, I have been bracing for onslaught of holiday shows that are starting.  It is always a fun time, lots of sales but that means lots of hours on my couch with tools.  This year, there are more shows than ever and I have tried to sign up for as many as possible.

This weekend, I am traveling to Baltimore for a trunk show at my friend Hoby's Mom's house.  I had a trunk show at her house when I first started my business and it was so much fun.  This weekend will be filled with trips to Grauls Market, Berger cookies, The Legacy Chase at Shawan Downs and our trunk show on Sunday.  Can't wait.  I am crossing my fingers that ESW from Let the Tide Pull Your Dreams Ashore will stop by so we can finally meet!  I love being at Dede's house, so any chance to get there and I will show up.

Monday morning, we are hopping on the train and heading to NYC.  I am lucky enough to have a table in the silent auction section at the Buoniconti Fund's Great Sports Legends Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria.  Last year, this event was so fun and successful, hoping for the same.  Staying with BFF Nicole and super excited to see her and her family.

Two weeks later, I will be at the Junior League of Jacksonville's Holiday Market, October 10-12th.

I am hoping my Mom will help me out with this one!  I am also hoping that some old friends that live in Jacksonville will come see me.

The rest of my schedule is shaping up and I will publish it very soon.  

My other big news is that after suffering with slightly blurry vision for a while thinking it was just me needing a new eyeglass prescription, I finally went to the eye doctor and it looks like I have cataracts in my left eye.  I couldn't have been more shocked.  My appointment with the specialist is tomorrow morning and I am super nervous.  I spent my whole childhood wearing glasses and waiting in the eye doctor's waiting room, so it is not my favorite doctor to visit,  Will let you know how it goes.

WIll finally be able to see,
xoxo kp

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Emmy Award 2013 Fashion Favs

I love a good award show and the Emmys are one of my favorites.  I watched on delay so I could fast forward through commercials but was glued to the red carpet.  These are the few that I liked..maybe the least amount of any award show I can remember...

Taylor Schilling in Thakoon

Katrina Bowden n Badgley Mischka

Laura Dern in Naeem Khan

Claire Danes in Armani Prive

Michelle Dockery in Prada

Rose Byrne in Calvin Klein

Kate Mara in J Mendel

Ariel Winter in Lorena Sarbu

Anna Gunn in Romona Keveza

Cobie Smulders in J. Mendel

Gosh are they all pink?  
My favorite of this batch is Laura Dern's dress..very pretty

My thoughts are slightly distracted tonight knowing that people in the UK are watching Episode 1 of Season 4 of Downton Abbey.  Praying the link on Facebook works again this year for links to the episodes.

Glued to the tv,
xoxo kp

Monday, September 16, 2013

In the Garden

On my list of pending purchases: a blue and white Chinese porcelain garden stool to fit between two white chairs in my living room.  They are plentiful on One Kings Lane right now and for very reasonable prices.  

They are such an easy accent to decorate with...

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xoxo, kp

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Finally Conquered Polyvore...

Even though I should be chained to my couch getting 
ready for my trunk show Wednesday night, I started 
looking for something online and that led me to 
Polyvore.  I have checked it out in the past, but never 
have been able to figure it out.  This weekend, I got a 
new favorite navy and white top from J. Crew and wore 
it Monday to the Beaux Arts New Member Coffee with 
white pants and my new Meg Carter long tassel necklace.  
The Coffee was so much fun and great to see everyone 
back in action.  This outfit inspired me to do my first 
Polyvore.  I usually stay away from stuff like this because 
I get too involved and the next thing you know, 5 hours 
later, I realize what I am doing and pull myself away.  
The last thing I need is distractions these days..but 
this is my Polyvore....

My Outfit on 9/9/13

J Crew t shirt

Antik Batik flat shoes

Gold bangle

Tiffany Co platinum jewellery

Can see why this is addictive,
xoxo kp

Monday, September 9, 2013

All About Tassels

My Meg Carter order from the Atlanta Gift Show arrived on Saturday.  I am in LOVE with this tassel necklace.  The navy blue one might have to stay with me.  Tassels have always been a favorite of mine.tassels, ruffles and sparkles-I can't get enough of them.

Trying to get through my Monday,
xoxo kp