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  • After a nice dinner and drinks at the newly opened First-to-Table Saturday night, my husband walked down the street to see Opera San Jose conclude its 30th season, with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Don Giovanni is Mozart’s wonderful take on the legendary tale of the fictional Don Juan. The opera opens with Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello (played wonderfully this...

    Opera San Jose Concludes Its 30th Anniversary Season with Don Giovanni!

    After a nice dinner and drinks at the newly opened First-to-Table Saturday night, my husband walked down the street to see Opera San Jose conclude its 30th season, with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Don Giovanni is Mozart’s wonderful take on the legendary tale of the fictional Don Juan. The opera opens with Don Giovanni’s servant Leporello (played wonderfully this...

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  • Mark your calendars, stunners for Santana Row’s 2nd Annual Beauty Bash, benefiting Dress for Success San Jose!  I will personally be styling and helping you add a splash of color to your wardrobe and home at the fabulous C Wonder store. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6pm – 9pm TICKETS ARE $20* AND AVAILABLE AT SANTANAROW.COM Tickets are $15 when you donate...

    Join Me at Santana Row’s 2nd Annual Beauty Bash!

    Mark your calendars, stunners for Santana Row’s 2nd Annual Beauty Bash, benefiting Dress for Success San Jose!  I will personally be styling and helping you add a splash of color to your wardrobe and home at the fabulous C Wonder store. Wednesday, May 7, 2014 6pm – 9pm TICKETS ARE $20* AND AVAILABLE AT SANTANAROW.COM Tickets are $15 when you donate...

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  • I have fantasized about seeing the opera since I saw Pretty Woman over 20 years ago. The glamour, the romance, the emotional reaction – it has always held so much appeal. Come to think of it, maybe it was the amazing dress and the beautiful jewels Richard Gere gave to Julia Roberts before they set off for the night that...

    Opera San Jose Presents – Madama Butterfly

    I have fantasized about seeing the opera since I saw Pretty Woman over 20 years ago. The glamour, the romance, the emotional reaction – it has always held so much appeal. Come to think of it, maybe it was the amazing dress and the beautiful jewels Richard Gere gave to Julia Roberts before they set off for the night that...

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  • Do you ever have those days when you need to go to the market and get a pedicure? Good news, it’s here! Whole Foods is stepping up their personal body care game by several notches, folks and is now open adjacent to their popular store in Campbell, Whole Body and Salon. The Salon at Whole Body provides pedicure and manicure...

    Whole Foods – Whole Body

    Do you ever have those days when you need to go to the market and get a pedicure? Good news, it’s here! Whole Foods is stepping up their personal body care game by several notches, folks and is now open adjacent to their popular store in Campbell, Whole Body and Salon. The Salon at Whole Body provides pedicure and manicure...

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  • Broadway San Jose’s current program, “The Australian Bee Gees: A multimedia tribute concert” is sure to have even the most casual fan of the Bee Gees out of their seat and feeling that Saturday Night Fever (or even Tuesday night fever as was the case for us as we attended the opening night). Starting in the present and rolling backwards...

    Broadway San Jose Presents – Australian Bee Gees Show

    Broadway San Jose’s current program, “The Australian Bee Gees: A multimedia tribute concert” is sure to have even the most casual fan of the Bee Gees out of their seat and feeling that Saturday Night Fever (or even Tuesday night fever as was the case for us as we attended the opening night). Starting in the present and rolling backwards...

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  • Cirque Du Soleil once again manages to entertain and delight us with colorful costumes, incredible acrobatic performances and endearing characters. Amaluna is the story of a princess’s coming of age ceremony that as the story progresses turns into a love story full of tests and setbacks for the young couple. Where the story line is a bit fuzzy and without...

    Cirque du Soleil – Amaluna

    Cirque Du Soleil once again manages to entertain and delight us with colorful costumes, incredible acrobatic performances and endearing characters. Amaluna is the story of a princess’s coming of age ceremony that as the story progresses turns into a love story full of tests and setbacks for the young couple. Where the story line is a bit fuzzy and without...

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  • It’s that time of year, lovers!  The big V-Day (Valentine’s Day) will be here before we know it and for those of you celebrating this day of love,  we have you covered with some great gift ideas for both him & especially her. I mean, I hate that I have to say this but Valentine’s Day is pretty much to...

    Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas at Santana Row

    It’s that time of year, lovers!  The big V-Day (Valentine’s Day) will be here before we know it and for those of you celebrating this day of love,  we have you covered with some great gift ideas for both him & especially her. I mean, I hate that I have to say this but Valentine’s Day is pretty much to...

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  • Let’s face it, we’re all super busy and the thought of shopping during the holiday season may seem a bit stressful and much more of a drag. Luckily for us that live in the South Bay, there’s Santana Row.  A perfect place to stroll, dine and make a day out of your shopping.  For those of you rebellious holiday shoppers...

    Get Strolling to Santana Row for Last Minute Gifts!

    Let’s face it, we’re all super busy and the thought of shopping during the holiday season may seem a bit stressful and much more of a drag. Luckily for us that live in the South Bay, there’s Santana Row.  A perfect place to stroll, dine and make a day out of your shopping.  For those of you rebellious holiday shoppers...

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  • Living in California is a good thing.  Especially when you get those bright, sun shiny days in the Fall.  Of course, a super flare denim, floor length cardigan, fabulous accessories and the most fierce tote is in order. WHAT I WORE My Other Bag (Elizabeth Black Jeweled)  - Click HERE to purchase   Necklace – Available at Simply Smashing in...

    Sunny Fall with Elizabeth Tote

    Living in California is a good thing.  Especially when you get those bright, sun shiny days in the Fall.  Of course, a super flare denim, floor length cardigan, fabulous accessories and the most fierce tote is in order. WHAT I WORE My Other Bag (Elizabeth Black Jeweled)  - Click HERE to purchase   Necklace – Available at Simply Smashing in...

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  • Christian McCulloch, Dolce & Gabbana’s  national make up artist along with his fabulous team will be at Saks Fifth Avenue – San Francisco this weekend.  They will be on-hand to introduce the new Dolce&Gabbana Passioneyes Duo Mascara and Passioneyes Collection and to create custom makeup applications inspired by fall Dolce&Gabbana beauty trends. Christian is known for his keen eye in...

    Dolce & Gabbana Make Up Hosts Fall Looks Event with Christian McCulloch at Saks Fifth Avenue

    Christian McCulloch, Dolce & Gabbana’s  national make up artist along with his fabulous team will be at Saks Fifth Avenue – San Francisco this weekend.  They will be on-hand to introduce the new Dolce&Gabbana Passioneyes Duo Mascara and Passioneyes Collection and to create custom makeup applications inspired by fall Dolce&Gabbana beauty trends. Christian is known for his keen eye in...

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