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Purty Persimmon lips? Yes Please!!

This lipstick shocked me into 2014. The first new lipstick purchase of 2014 to wake up this life and style blogger and get her to get back to sharing with her TGFRL friends and fans. If you are judging my waking up to 2014 during the second week of February, it’s OK. Get in line. I’ve gotten texts from people waiting for a blog post … Continue reading Purty Persimmon lips? Yes Please!!

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Beach Vacation Styling Guide: Tahiti Flashbacks

Are you back at work? Wondering where 2013 went? Wondering where you are headed next? Me too. I  think that means its time for vacation daydreaming. Isn’t it always?? What should you bring to lay in a hammock on a perfect warm breezy day? To cocktails? To paddle board??….. A breezy cotton tunic, white linen pants, my trusty Panama hat. These three pieces were each … Continue reading Beach Vacation Styling Guide: Tahiti Flashbacks

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Live your life now!! From Tahiti, with Love

Thankfully this blog is Thank God For Red Lipstick, full of my various life and style musings and photos and not the New York Times, because as you probably have noticed I have been on another unplanned hiatus this month. However, I am here and I have news, and revelations, and pictures to share. But mostly a realization: Live your life now. You never know … Continue reading Live your life now!! From Tahiti, with Love

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Orange is the New Red: Orange and Olive fall outfit

Orange is hot. It’s the sun, it’s a traffic cone, it’s the color that I wear almost as much as red on my lips. When I spied this purse in bright red- orange with sizeable gold spikes from Deux Lux I had an instant hand bag crush. I had already styled three outfits in my head before I had gotten to the register and taken … Continue reading Orange is the New Red: Orange and Olive fall outfit

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(Re)-Introducing my Retro Celebrity Scent: Ciara Perfume by Revlon

Admission time. My name is NOT TGFRL. But it IS Ciara and I thank the universe everyday that it IS Ciara and laughingly think about the fact that my parents ALMOST named me Cleopatra. Luckily for me, I was saved by the recommendation of super-thoughtful family friend who worked for Revlon and was designing a perfume package at the time for the soon to be launched … Continue reading (Re)-Introducing my Retro Celebrity Scent: Ciara Perfume by Revlon

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Thank God for Red Lipstick: The Adventures of the Lipstick Loving Room Mom

Blogging, for me at least, is a chance to share a snapshot of my life and share a little bit about who I am, what I do and how I made it happen. Sometimes it is one of these, sometimes all three and sometimes, as in the last month or so, none of the above. I have been living life “offline” and the snapshots of … Continue reading Thank God for Red Lipstick: The Adventures of the Lipstick Loving Room Mom

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In a “Chicago Minute” – The yummy adventures of TGFRL

Sometimes you just need to kick off the beginning of fall with a last-minute trip – or you are married to a TV producer who sometimes has to travel in the line of duty and you stow away!  So, a couple of weeks ago in the post-Maui haze, on September 11th in fact (though I didn’t realize until right before the plane took and hour … Continue reading In a “Chicago Minute” – The yummy adventures of TGFRL