Review: Wool, bling and a sweater

A week ago, I woke up at 4AM, begged for a ride to the closest Greyhound station, waited 30 minutes for a late Greyhound bus and ended up in NYC at 7AM, sixth in line (in freezing weather may I add) for the opening of the J.Crew sample sale.ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_1 ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_2 ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_4ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_3

Five hours later, I came out of the store with cute finds, new “sample shopper friends” and a few dollars less in my purse.
ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_5I’ve already shared previous sample sale shopping experience on this blog before. As always, the moment I always find enticing is when you “discover” one-of-a-kind items that are not quite the final production apparel available in the regular stores.

This trip, I found a cute jeweled sweater. Little did I know that the sweater has been offered in retail stores in a different color (see it on Jcrewismyfavstore). My review below:

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Weekend Travel: Vizcarra Vineyards

A quick weekend trip to get away from the routine at Vizcarra Vineyards.  The vineyards are an extension of the Becker Farms on the Niagara Wine Trail.  The access is free with a large parking area and great activities for old and little ones.

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