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Duke & Winston x Valentine’s Day Specials

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner…or rather right at the end of the week!  Ladies, I know that we love to get our flowers, chocolates, and jewelry…but what about the men in our life?  Well, Duke & Winston is having a great sale going on right now up until Valentine’s Day- 25% off of all items that are red, white, and pink in store and online.  Duke & Winston has a lot of great items in store for the men in your life from ties to tees to baseball caps, they have it all!  They even have the cutest dog hoodies for your pets!  In all this cold and snow…it’s nice to have something for your pet to snuggle up in when they go outside.  I had the opportunity to stop by their store in the Northern Liberties section in Philadelphia, PA and I was able to take a few product shots to share with you.  They really have a great selection of t-shirts, sweaters, polos, long sleeve tees, baseball caps, beach tanks, dog hoodies, ties, and more in store!

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These silk ties will complete your man’s look for your special night on the town for Valentine’s Day!

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All the tees at D &W are definitely dope and a must have for any man’s wardrobe.

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I love their baseball caps with the D & W shield and the embroidery of Duke on the lower picture is adorable!  I think I want one too lol!

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I love this long sleeved red and white tee and the quote on it “Sincerity- Use no hurtful deceit, think innocently and justly.”  Ah if we all lived by these words…as you can see with D &W…not only are you getting dope clothing, but also positive messages through the brand.

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These dog hoodies are just adorable!  The hot pink and red hooded sweatshirts for the doggies are on sale as well!  They are too cute and they come in smaller and larger sizes, depending on the size of your furry friend.

This was just a snippet of what D &W has on sale for Valentine’s Day, for a full listing of items be sure to check out their site or stop by the store!

As always…thanks for stopping by…

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Charmed in the City

Remember the Pandora bracelets that all the major fine jeweler retailers carried?  Well, here’s one better, a bracelet similar to that style but represents the city of brotherly love, Philadelphia.  City Charm, based in Reading, PA, has created seven charms in their line that are significant to the city of Philadelphia.  The charms are readily available and will make great gifts for the holidays.  Even if you’re not from Philly, these charms still carry a great deal of history and they’re stylish.  With seven charms to choose from, there’s a style for everyone. 

If you’re interested in purchasing these for some stylish arm candy, you can visit the Pennsylvania General store, which carries all seven charms at their two locations in the city at Reading Terminal Market, located at the intersection of 11th & Market sts. in Center City, Philadelphia.  Their other location, which is their holiday store is located at 8518 Germantown Ave, in Chestnut Hill, PA.  The best part about shopping with this brand and supporting a local business is that they will donate ten percent of all proceeds to Project H.O.M.E. in Philadelphia, PA.  Project H.O.M.E., is an organization that is actively working to help end homelessness in the city.  The charms are currently selling for $79.99 a piece, and are created with quality and love of this historic city!

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City Charm Pretzel- this is adorable!

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City Charm Ben Franklin- history in the city!

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City Charm Boathouse- if you’re from Philly, you’ve seen this a million times and you can have it on your wrist now!

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City Charm Philly Cheese steak- after all the thanksgiving leftovers are gone, I could use one of these!

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City Charm Independence Hall- history on your fingertips, literally!

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City Charm Liberty Bell- I must admit, this one is my fave!

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City Charm Love- what can top this!  This charm is great as a gift, for yourself, and perfect for Valentine’s Day!  Fellas, take a hint…she’ll be butter in your hands when she sees this charm and a complete bracelet lol.

There is so much to Philly and these charms help bring that to light.  When you support this brand, 10% of all proceeds will be given to support Project H.O.M.E. in Philadelphia, PA.  Basically, your shopping and helping at the same time!

As always…thanks for stopping by…

“Small Changes, Big Impact”

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Posted above is a picture of a bag that one of my birthday gifts came in. It’s a cool vintage “Rice Krispie’s” bag, and the quote above the picture says “small changes, big difference.” Seeing this quote hit home for me, because it is so true. How many times in life do we change one small thing and in return we receive big changes?

I can think of a few examples, simple changes in diet can impact health in a great way. A little make up can go a long way and a smile can sincerely brighten up the day of a sad and miserable individual. I cannot explain why small changes can have such a huge impact in life, but that’s the way it works.

Even in my life personally I can think of a few small changes that have greatly impacted and blessed my life. Little things such as finding a new church home, being nice, making decisions, and being responsible have impacted my life in such a way that I know that I am blessed.

And I find that praying, truly praying and seeking God has definitely put me back in a place where I want to be with God and I am so refreshed and blessed.

The point is…it’s the little things or tasks that seem little that greatly influence the desirable changes in our lives. Do something small such as giving your time to charity, not judging others, or simply sharing your smile and see how far it can go and how big it will impact something as huge as your day.

Thanks for following me on this “journee”, called life 😉