Category Archives: Shopping

Get A Jump Start on the Memorial Day Sales!

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, its meaning may vary with the individuals…..first time to head to the beach, first cookout with family and friends, or for many of us, we know that it’s importantly the first time that many of our favorite Spring styles that we  have been eyeing in stores and online are […]

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The Shop at Bayou Bend Now Open!

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The Shop at Bayou Bend is now open in the charming cottage by the historic Bayou Bend mansion (previously located in the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center) at 6003 Memorial Drive. Visitors can browse new merchandise—garden accessories, jewelry, clothing, stationery, and more— at the shop’s beautiful new setting. The Shop at Bayou Bend features unique products at all […]

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Shop Local For Mom and Find the Best for the Best

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Mother’s Day is here and it is always a holiday where many of us wait until the last minute to pick up the gift that’s just right for that very special Mom out there…..either your very own or a Mom that is dear to you.  Therefore we have once again curated a collection from our […]

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Celebrate Mom With These Hand Picked Gift Ideas

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Photo above of Pactor family gals…Mom, Nicole, Crystin, Haylie and Harper (not shown was our precious little sis Harley, who could not be bothered for a photo but I’m sure will demand equal time at a later date!) What a great time it is right now to celebrate all of us……….either the Mom we are, […]

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The Shop at Bayou Bend Grand Reopening This Week

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

The Shop at Bayou Bend is reopening and relocating, moving from the Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center to the charming cottage by the historic Bayou Bend mansion at 6003 Memorial Drive. Hogg Family items up for bid. The reopening will offer visitors the opportunity to acquire objects associated with the Hogg family. A […]

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Want to be On-Trend…Shop Easily Right Here for Newest Sunglass Styles

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It has become clear that sunglasses are much more than just an aviator anymore, these days, sunglasses are taking all shapes and sizes by storm. Whether they are big and oversized,  small, square, round, or anything in between, this Spring, sunglasses are all the rage. It has become very clear to the fashionably stylish gals […]

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Straw What? Must Have Accessories

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 Nothing feels like spring and summer like straw accessories!  Being that we are retailers at heart Roz and I really wanted to support one of our favorites.  I am sure it is because I worked there in their buying world many years back, Bloomies has always remained my go-to large retailer shopping spot when I’m […]

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Shopping Trends From the Ever Popular Round Top Antique Show

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  When people say they are going to “Round Top” what that really means is that they are going shopping to the continuous stream of vendors set up in fields/buildings all along Texas State Highway 237 between La Grange and Highway 290.  Twice a year merchants descend from all over the nation to the rural […]

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Designer Names, Fabulous Prices, All for a Cause at the Chic Boutique

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The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary of Houston present 2018 Reflections on Style Fundraiser. Salvation Army and The Chic Boutique are now selling beautiful clothes and accessories that are donated from some of Houston’s best-dressed women. We are talking about Prada, Chanel, and many other brand names at up to 75% original retail prices! Roz and I […]

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Ugg…Not Just Boots Anymore

The new look of Ugg! Ugg is a brand that has been around since 1978 and continues to be a staple in many closets.  Of course most people know their signature, shearling lined boots but you might not be as familiar with some of their new styles.  Super cute sandals, sneakers and even heels! This […]

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