Thirsty Thursday: Party Like a Pineapple

It’s almost Friday, but let’s start the weekend a little early, shall we? A time change and Halloween recovery does tend to throw one out of whack, and nothing can remedy that like bright colors, big gems, and a jigger of rum (or two.) It’s November, so around the country things are cooling off. In South Florida, this is when things just start to heat up. “Season” is upon us, and in flock our annual snowbirds; friends from up North we haven’t seen since they fled the mugginess in May, ready to celebrate the holiday season with the flair that Read More →

Best Fall Engagement Rings 2015

November has arrived, and with it the element of surprise, as always. Really, we all know logically what follows after October, but somehow with halloween’s excitement the gravy-express-train to Thanksgiving and the holiday vortex just seems so far off. Until it’s 3 days later and the red cups are at Starbucks and you’re gobsmacked about how you got here. Luckily, the thought of turkey lures you into a calm, appropriately trytophan-esque state of denial that there are approximately 90 seconds left in this entire year. And if the thought of turkey isn’t cutting it, the soothing images of fall’s best Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Rosey

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll likely catch a whiff of obsession. And I don’t mean Calvin Klein, though the inexplicable return to en vogue of tightey whiteys does mean the 90’s resurgence has come full circle. No no, I’m talking about my Simon G. obsession. Diamonds by Raymond Lee is an authorized dealer of this fabulous brand, and RLJ got their first shipment of all things Simon a few weeks ago. My co-workers have been dutifully snapping and snapchatting away as they fill up the newest designer showcase with these goodies. I’ve loved Simon G since middle school. Read More →

7 Rose Gold Engagement Rings You’ll Love

Rose gold is one of my favorite engagement ring “trends.” I hesitate to call it a trend, because I dream of a day when all three metal colors (white, yellow and rose) populate the engagement ring pool equally. I do think that day is near, with all of RLJ’s designer lines offering most rings in any of those options, or two-tone color combos of any of them. But it seems like white metals still reign supreme, with the occasional yellow gold or rose gold ring making an appearance in the bevy of “I said Yes!” IG posts I see each weekend. Read More →

Thirsty Thursday: Your Lips Taste Like Sangria

Ah, sangria. That most perfect vehicle for day-time wine drinking. That epitome of grown up juice. That classiest of liquids you can imagine drinking from a solo cup. Whether you’re at a backyard barbecue or a cozied-up hayride, sangria is the ideal early fall drink. It’s warming in a way that won’t overheat you (save the bourbon for December, y’know?) It’s a fantastic way to use up the 10 pounds of apples you accidentally purchased at the store (and really, something needs to wash down all that pie, applesauce, etc.) And, if you’re into this type of thing – which you almost Read More →