Enjoy New Year’s Eve with a few good sales! See you all in 2012!
Alloy.com is offering 15% off any order over $75 with code 5AFFNA. Also, prices are up to 80% off in their End of Season Clearance section, all sweaters are up to 40% off and all outerwear is up to 30% off for a limited time.
ASOS is having a huge sale, and even more items are now marked down to up to 70% off, with free shipping and returns as always! Shop now for the best selection.
Bloomingdales is having their After Christmas Sale, with up to 75% off a great selection of Women’s styles, and 30-50% off a great selection of Mens styles, Shoes, Handbags, Jewelry, and Accessories, all through 1/2.
I’m back to my home away from home in DC! I experienced a strange mixture of boredom and fun at home in Kansas City. The boring part only an issue because 1) my family only had one working vehicle (my dad’s truck) and 2) my friends still had to work (work doesn’t stop when you’re not vacationing).
Being home as an adult is so different from living there as a kid. I had the chance to experience the night life and do new things… like go to a jazz club/jazz museum:
The Blue Room (KC’s known for jazz & bbq)
**If you have any DIY tutorials you’d like to see featured here, leave a comment with your link!**
Honestly…WTF: Jeweled Heels (Inspired by Miu Miu)
Runway DIY: Hardware Clutch (Inspired by Alexander Wang)
Today is the JPD’s 1st birthday! Yay! And this is my 200th post! Woohoo! The title of this post expains it all. In celebration, I created a new layout! Hope you all like it as much as I do!
Aside from those two milestones, one of the best things this time of year are the classic Christmas movies and (even better) classic Christmas songs. Here are some of my favorite holiday classics… with a modern twist. Enjoy!
JPD Christmas Remixed
- Happy Holidays (Beef Wellington Remix) – Bing Crosby
- Jingle Bells (Dan The Automator Remix) – Dean Martin
- Everybody’s Waiting For The Man With The Bag (Thunderball Mix) – Kay Starr
- The Christmas Waltz (AwayTeam Remix) – Nancy Wilson
- Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow (Suedojazz Remix) – Lena Horne
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Malibu Mix) – Billy May
- I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm (Stuhr Remix) – Kay Starr
- Baby, It’s Cold Outside (Mulato Beat Remix) – Louis Armstrong & Velma Middleton
- The Christmas Song (Michael Kessler Open Fire Mix) – Mel Torme
- Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (MNO Remix) – Rosemary Clooney
- I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm (Psapps Lady Remix) – Kay Starr
- The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (Shrift Remix) – Andy Williams
I want to make a wreath for the Christmas holiday… here are just a few ideas I’m pondering creating for my apartment.
Bubble Wreath Tutorial
Snowball Wreath Tutorial
Paper Doily Wreath Tutorial
Wire Ornament Wreath Tutorial (considering using gold spray painted cone and auger seashells instead of wire ornaments)
Finding the perfect gift is hard. When I sit down and make up a gift list for friends and family (if they haven’t already sent their wishlist and like being surprised), I ask myself a few questions… Continue reading
1. Avon Nailwear Pro Nail Enamel in Empower
$2.99 $1.99 Avon.com [Avon Foundation funds programs that help end violence against women. Donating 100% of net proceeds.]
2. Out of Print assorted novel women’s tees $28 at outofprintclothing.com [Books For Africa donates books to communities in need. Donating one book for every tee sold.]
To help you set the holiday mood as you deck the halls… here’s some merry tunes! Enjoy!
JPD 25 Songs of Christmas Playlist on Spotify
- Christmas in Harlem – Kanye West ft. Teyana Taylor & CyHi Da Prynce
- Christmas in Hollis – Run DMC
- Peace on Earth – Kaskade ft. Joslyn
- What Christmas Means To Me – Stevie Wonder
- Christmas Wrapping – Spice Girls
- Happy Christmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon & Yoko Ono
- Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow – Ella Fitzgerald
- This Christmas – Donny Hathaway
- All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
- Sleigh Ride – TLC
- Last Christmas – Wham
- Christmastime Is Here (Vocal) – Vince Guaraldi
- Mistletoe – Colbie Caillat
- Zat You Santa Claus – Louis Armstrong
- I Like A Sleigh Ride (Jingle Bells) – Peggy Lee
- Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Jackson 5
- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus – The Ronettes
- Little Drummer Boy – Low
- Everything Is One Big Christmas Tree – The Magnetic Fields
- The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole
- Merry Christmas, Baby – Christina Aguilera ft. Dr. John
- Blue Christmas – Michael Bublé
- Christmas Wish – Stacie Orrico
- Let It Snow – Boyz II Men ft. Brian McKnight
- What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? (Mangini vs. Pallin Remix) – Ella Fitzgerald