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Tastefully Eclectic

YouTube - do you?

YouTube - do you?

Yes, it is true...shopTRACYBURTON is my channel.  It is a very new experience for this gen-xer to teach herself how to make this happen. The process is a tad overwhelming and yet there are millions of people, kids, doing it. So, I schedule myself some time each week to watch, learn and then do it for myself.  My hope is to create some how-tos for others to use. Moving forward, I will be posting - checking out flea markets, looking at items and explaining why I choose them and what inspires me, and I am open to suggestions. Please tune...

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lucky 21 v. clearance

lucky 21 v. clearance

I recall the first time I was able to afford my first pair of designer shoes, Manolo Blaniks....I was in the know of a very secret sale. My best friend worked at the ultimate high fashion store in Chicago, Ultimo. This sale was on a whim and by invitation only. You have to realize this was pre cell phone, internet, pager, and once you got the call...off you went. Oh, it was cash only. My first "jobber" at Ultimo, I purchased a pair of Manolo Blaniks and two Armani silk scarves. All items I still wear today. I will never...

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volunteering

volunteering

For the past three years, I have volunteered at a local Chicago Public School. At Ogden International School, every Wednesday morning, I spend time with an amazing group of 30 kids.Since it is an international school, there are children from other countries. My class has a child from Dubai, Russia, and China. And these kids are learning English. My role is simple. I am there to assist a talented teacher, Ms Polek. She runs a tight ship and the kids respond well to her structure because they know the expectations. Her class room is an explosion of color and pattern....

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