DC City Center, Lunch & Walmart Bargains

HELLO ALL – CAN YOU SAY #HAPPYGIRL….


I hope you are having a a good week! (eyebrow YouTube video at bottom of post – just saying…).
So, it’s been raining tons here in the Washington, DC area but this past Sunday was just lovely.  High of 79 – nice breeze etc.  Mike and I had a date to the new @CityCenterDC – and boy was I in for a surprise.  They are calling this the “Rodeo Drive” of DC – a stretch I know but fun just the same. Most of you have gathered that I love shopping – high end and budget friendly.  I just love fashion, jewelry, cosmetics, decor all of it.  It’s like art to me.  Any who….. we went there looking to eat at +Fig & Olive Restaurant but it was not open – despite the sign on the door.  So we began what I thought may be some FINE window shopping.  Well first we went into +Carolina Herrera 

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and I loved some shoes and a bag – BAM – out came his credit card!  I was like “yeah – thanks baby!”  Then onto +HUGO BOSS loved shoes, bag and perfect white stretch sheath dress – Mike – “you like it babe?” Me – “Um..Yes of course!”

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 BAM – out came the card!  I was so happy and grateful – was not expected at all.  Then onto the +Tumi shop – new 3 piece luggage set!  We are gearing up for trip to Italy in the early Fall.  (See link at the bottom with a printable packing list.)  I was like…… Ummmmm – “Yeah baby”this is my day!

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It was a great day.  Lunch at +DCB Group DCBG +Daniel Boulud‘s new place and it was lovely.  We had steak tar are, tuna tartare the “frenchie” burger.

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Mike had a great ale (or two) and I had a wonderful – refreshing “Mocktail” with ginger beer, lemon, club soda & splash of grenadine!  Yummy  ( no alcohol for me – Sunday was day 4 complete of my #30dayworkoutchallenge ) – still going strong today is day 8!


All in all it was a terrific day!  Walking, talking, taking in DC’s new neighborhood and just hanging out.  Life flies by so fast it was nice just getting outta dodge for a minute or so – even if you took the fantastic shopping outta the equation.  (but who would do that….)  Mike had forgotten our anniversary this past February and said “I was overdue for some spoiling”. ☺️. Well thank you Mr. T 💝!  For everything.



** Now people while I love all my high fashion pieces let’s be real.  I also love to do my bargain shopping.  I like places such as; Target, Walmart & Forever 21.  Example, last week I got
San Marzano Tomatoes at Walmart & they were 1/2 the price of Giant Food Store a savings of $3.50 & up per can! Yesterday I ran into Walmart and purchased my @MaybellineNewYork clean express make up remover cloths $2.00 cheaper than Ulta and grabbed some ribbed tank tops $3.50 each and running shorts $3.50 & $5.50. YES!!! Score!  Who doesn’t need tanks and shorts each summer and at these prices its a no brainer.


Let me know where you find your best bargains – BTW – I love @amazon as well for some fantastic deals.  See the cute shorts / tanks below.

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I completed day 7 of #30dayworkoutchallenge yesterday (preparing for the +DIVA DASH in September) even under a almost FULL MOON 🌖 .  Very tough “female time of the month” for me which is almost here – seem worse some months – 😡 ugh means I eat like a machine – cry at happy 😂 & sad things 😢 crave sugar like nobody’s business.  Anyway come on Mother Nature bring it on & let’s be onto next week.


Oh yeah everyone Ck out my YouTube video Brow Series #1 to reshape & regrow my brows with  +Maven Beauty Bar and the owner +Rebecca Carrera 



Product reviews tomorrow as well as some great ideas for the Fourth of July 🇺🇸


As mentioned above here is a Great Packing List Printable – courtesy of +Who What Wear 
http://www.whowhatwear.com/apps/_complete-packing-checklist.pdf 

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