Overcoming Fear… of Hats!  (And A Contest WINNER)

Overcoming Fear… of Hats! (And A Contest WINNER)

Right after I delivered a baby girl in the 1980s, a friend told me if I wanted her to wear cute hats and headbands then I needed to put them on her as a newborn.  I followed her advice and even today my daughter loves to wear hats and berets.  Maybe that is why I…

Soft Surroundings…My Dream Store

Soft Surroundings…My Dream Store

If I could design my dream clothing store, it would look something like this:        Attentive, Knowledgeable service with a smile        Classic wardrobe selections like you might find at a Talbot’s        Fun, creative wardrobe selections like you might find at Chico’s        Unique accessories….fun shoes…

Fabulous Fashion and A Giveaway on Top!  Also, Watch Me on TV!

Fabulous Fashion and A Giveaway on Top! Also, Watch Me on TV!

I have been a fan of Soft Surroundings for a long time….but this afternoon it went to a whole new level.  If you have loved their catalogs, then you simply must visit a Soft Surroundings store location! They sent me this fun Casablanca Topper to wear for my visit and I think it is my husband’s…

On My Way…

On My Way…

I am about to head out for some time with the Yvonne, the manager at our new Soft Surroundings store.  Gigi is joining me for this special preview.  There will be a full report later today accompanied by a Soft Surroundings giveaway. Hope you will join us and register to win.  Have a wonderful Sunday…see…

Maybe This Weekend….

Maybe This Weekend….

I will go look for this fabulous topper!  Soft Surroundings has opened a new location in our beautiful Shops at La Cantera outdoor mall.  This is one store where I get as lost in the beautiful home furnishings as I do in the clothing. If I get by there this weekend, I will look for the Casablanca Topper first….I…

Fiesta 2012 Begins!

Photos by Jonathan Alonzo, Official Battle of Flowers Photographer Today is the official beginning of Fiesta!!  I hope to bring you a variety of stories from different events…as long as my schedule goes as planned!! Parade Grand Marshall, AT&T CEO Ed Whitacre (R) with Parade Official, Rhonda Calvert and the children (photo by Alonzo) For today,…

Soft Surroundings: Visibility And A Giveaway!

Soft Surroundings: Visibility And A Giveaway!

Make Me Smile!  Yes, I am one of those who really love a rainy afternoon…maybe because we do not have that many in San Antonio!  But, I do realize that the weather this spring is very dangerous and I hope all of you are safe!  I grew up in Tornado Alley and know how nerve…

Never Believe, Think, or Act Old!

Never Believe, Think, or Act Old!

Payless Shoes….Very Comfortable! I’m reading a new book, Gracefully Looking and Being Your Best at Any Age, by Valerie Ramsey.  I hope to be able to glean some wisdom from it and share it here soon.   Valerie raised six children, entered the corporate world in her fifties, and became a fashion model at 68! Susan…