Skin that Glows

Beautiful skin requires commitment, not a miracle.
It's no secret that my mom and I are obsessed with skincare.  My grandmother, Dorothy, had incredibly youthful looking skin all her life and she taught my mom to always make skincare a priority.  Good skincare is so important.  Without it, you will never be able to achieve a flawless look. Over the years, my mom has tried many different products but I think she has finally honed her routine and has some tried-and-true favorites...
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Green Monday Cyber Sales

It's an add to cart kinda day.
Green Monday is officially here!  Since today is the last day of cyber sales, around the web, I thought it would be fun to share some of my top sale picks from J.Crew.  They are having an amazing 50% off sale when you use the code MONDAY. There are some incredibly chic finds at fantastic prices.  And if you're still shopping for something to wear to that holiday party, J.Crew won't disappoint!  Now is...
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Holiday Romance from Bobbi Brown

The secret to beauty is simple- be who you are.- Bobbi Brown
I've long been a fan of all things Bobbi Brown.  Her makeup looks are fresh and pretty and leave you with a gorgeous glow.  And her brand of beauty is understated and never makes you look like you tried too hard.  With the holiday season here, I thought it would be fun to share a how-to for Bobbi's Holiday Romance look. Read more

Christmas Gift Guide for Her

Shopping is the best medicine.- author unknown
I can't believe Christmas time is already here.  It literally seems like last Christmas was just yesterday.  I guess that's what happens when you get older. Everyone says time flies but I never actually realized it until recently.  Another horrifying side effect of growing older: you start to call teenagers 'young people'.  Anyways, with the season upon us now is the time to start shopping. Everything in our first gift guide is under $100 and...
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Interior Trend: Dark Green Walls

If you love something it will work. That's the only real rule.- Bunny Williams
I know I may be a bit late to the party but lately I've been seeing what a hot trend dark green walls are in interiors.  Make no mistake, this is not the hunter green from the late 1980s to early 1990s that was so popular.  Does the kitchen from Home Alone bring back any flashbacks? This time the hues are darker and richer and they lend...
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Gallery Walls

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.- Thomas Merton

One of my favorite elements of interior design is selecting art.  Every room needs a piece that makes a statement and ties everything together.  I particularly love gallery walls that are hung floor to ceiling with art.

I really don't think there are any rules that you need to follow when it...

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Back to Blogging

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
After a three year absence, my mom and I have decided to return to the blog world.  I'm not going to lie- the last three years have been fraught with change and even despair. To be honest, I stopped blogging because I couldn't find inspiration in the thick of my grief for my dad.  The desire to be creative was there but the spark just wasn't. ...
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Fall Staple: Leopard Footwear

I've never met a leopard print I didn't like.- author unknown
Now that fall is in full swing (I can't believe that we're already past the middle of September!), I thought I'd share one of my favorite autumn staples with you: the leopard shoe.  If you've been a regular reader here at The Ladies McCann, you'll know how much I love anything leopard.  If it's leopard, I've got to have it!  Luckily for me (but not so lucky for my wallet), the leopard shoe...
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Tips for Hanging Art

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.- Pablo Picasso
My mom and I are huge fans of collecting art and assembling different pieces into gallery walls.  We have several throughout our home and some are hung salon style, with the art going from floor to ceiling, while others are hung into tightly clustered groups above chair rail moulding.  Hanging a gallery wall is one of the easiest ways to give a room a collected and time worn...
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Home Tour: Wendy Bellissimo

I'm fully entrenched in the California lifestyle and I love it.- Wendy Bellissimo
While browsing Lonny the other day, I came across the coziest California home.  It's white clapboard exterior accented with natural stone is the perfect embodiment of a West coast bungalow.  And don't even get me started on the front door!!  The home belongs designer Wendy Bellissimo and her family which includes four young daughters.  And although the home's exterior hints at Wendy's Connecticut roots, the interior...
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