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MADRAS SEASON!

Just Madras sent me an email to remind me that it’s MADRAS SEASON! Madras just screams summertime, beaches, pools, and fun. I’m so glad they reminded me too. My favorite favorite favorite boutique in Tampa carries Just Madras. The store front even has the madras pennants in the window! Normally I pop into Kate McKenzie’s…

Books

NOOK

I love to read. I’m not an avid reader during the school year, but I manage to get through a few pleasure books a semester. I always have a pleasure book thrown in my backpack or Longchamp for any unexpected waits. As some of you readers know, I have this issue about punctuality; I am…

Beauty

Sunburn

The sun is not my friend. I have been oh-so-blessed with painfully pale skin. Sporty Sister? Tan. Soccer Dad? Tan. Soccer Mom? Tan. College Prepster? NOT TAN. After spending a million hours in the sun this weekend at a regatta, I have layers of tan lines. Or should I say burn lines. The first thing…

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Well…

I can’t let my sister graduate without stealing some of her spotlight… I have always been the jealous-sister-type. [One month old Sporty Sister was casually dumped out of her baby basket and replaced by a tremendously jealous two year old College Prepster way back in the day once. Unfortunately, there is photographic evidence of the…

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The Cat Dress

On a hunt for tea-length dresses, Politician Preppie and I went on an Anthropologie mission. There were so many cute dresses, but not many were long enough unfortunately. I basically held up any dress that looked long and tried on any that seemed okay. One of the eight that I tried on was this dress:…

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Sporty Sister

Sporty Sister is GRADUATING today!!!! Congratulations Sissy!!!! * us at my graduation dinner two years ago * I love you so much. You’re so ready for the world. Go get ’em! And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed.) Kid, you’ll move mountains! So…be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or…

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Another GREAT Etsy find!

So I’m searching Etsy… bored… And what do I see?!?! The cutest thing possibly ever created for preppy, Lilly loving, obsessive list takers. Love the outside… wait until you see the INSIDE! Are you ready?!? VIOLA!!!! Perfection right?!?!?! And these fabulous monogrammed checkbook covers! Find all of these cute things at the Cafe Boulet etsy…