Extra! Extra!: An Summer In The City Special Supplemental Post

Originally posted on The Pretty Canary:

I hope you brought your sweet tooth sisters because we have been stuffing our faces with chocolate but from where you might ask? ….some of the oldest and frankly best chocolate shops and Candy Stores in New York City! Now if you have never heard of any of these places before do not worry I will be giving you the low down on where you need to head to satisfy your new cravings…. Starting from the bottom and working our way to the top we now present to you …. Number Nine…..

9. Mariebelle NYC:


8. Bond Street Chocolate:


63 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003

(212) 677-5103

7. La Maison Du Chocolat:



1018 Madison Ave , New York, NY 10021

b/t 79th St & 78th St in Upper East Side

(212) 744-7117

6. Lindt Chocolate Shop:


665 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022

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I Have Been Nominated For A Fashionista Award

Originally posted on The Pretty Canary:

Thank You So Much For My Nomination

I will include a link to her amazing blog: alittletasteofmine.wordpress.com


What Motivated Me To Start Blogging?

I started blogging as a way to connect with my sisters on a more personal level! We are all so busy with our new lives outside of the walls of academia that I thought this would be an amazing way to keep connected and make a few new friends along the way!

Favorite Movies?

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Roman Holiday, Kate and Leopold, The Wizard of Oz, My Fair Lady, Clueless, Spice World, Beauty and The Beast

What is Your Dream Career(s)? Professional Singer in A Girl Group, Entrepreneur, Business Women, Author, Designer, Philanthropist

Top Wish List Items at The Moment? Hermes Birkin Bag and A Chanel Blazer

Favorite Television Shows (For Now At Least)? Perception, Hit The Floor, Made In Chelsea, Towie, Pretty Little Liars

What Store…

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Buying and Selling at Second Hand Shops

Originally posted on The Pretty Canary:

Tips For Buying:

Avoid Impulse Buying…Only Buy What Fits and What you can incorporate into your wardrobe

Buy Designer Pieces: Not Only are they better quality but they are made to last

Just Because it is on sale you don’t have to buy it

Check Out The Clearance Section they always have amazing pieces

Buy Accessories Cheaper than at regular dept stores

Style Check: Up to Date Pieces Only

Look Through All of The Racks

Tips For Selling:

Organize Pieces

Don’t Sell any damaged or old pieces

Clean out closet so you can sell more… More Items More Money

Know Your Resellers and Know What Pieces they Buy!

Sell online, hold outdoor sales, find consignment shops around your area… the Internet is your best friend!

So Revamp Your Style and Sell Sisters your Next Secondhand Shopping Adventure Awaits!

Some of My Favorite Second Hand Shops


Salvation Army

Platos Closet

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