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New York City for First Timers & Friendship Friday #5

Today I wake up in the city that never sleeps!  Natty Guy and I flew in yesterday to meet his mother and our 16 year old nephew for the weekend. My mother-in-law has a tradition of taking each grandchild on a cruise the summer after they turn 16 and this year is the youngest of the four’s turn.  When she realized the trip left from NY area she thought it would be a great opportunity for this child to see the city but was worried about the stamina a quick visit might take, so called us in for reinforcements.  This will be a surprise for our nephew!

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Clothing Makeover: New Life for an Old Dress

The chambray shift dress pictured below has been a favorite of mine for several years now.  But this summer I started feeling like it was a little bland so I went on a hunt for a replacement dress.  Sadly, nothing seemed to be exactly what I had in mind.  So, I started thinking.  What was my issue with the dress?  It fits well and is still in good condition.  While I normally pair it with a scarf, cropped cardigan or some sort of necklace; I found myself tiring of the solid blue and just wishing it had a bit more spark.

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