● By Rachel Lopez
LEAVE YOUR FOOTPRINTStay warm, dry and stylish this season in a pair of Original Tall Hunter Rain Boots from Bella Talloni. With traction and durability you can count on, these standout boots are sure to be a winter favorite. $145, bellatalloni.com
TEA TIMEWe love red in the kitchen and one of our favorite ways to add it is on the stove. This hand-thrown porcelain teapot with a copper red glaze from Clouds Porcelain will be the brightest part of your day. $54, cloudspottery.com
DRESS TO IMPRESSWhen in doubt, wear red! This consignment store score from FreeStyle Clothing Exchange will allow you to rock a red dress without rocking your bank account. $9, freestyleclothing.com
REIGN OVER MEWhen it’s a dreary, rainy day, spice it up with a bright-colored parasol, like this Haas-Jordan Fashion Golf Umbrella from Amazon. $20+, amazon.com
MIX IT UPCreate your culinary masterpieces with this KitchenAid 6-Quart Professional 600 Design Series Bowl-Lift Stand Mixer. Whether you whisk, whip or knead, this product (available at Kitchen Collection) splurge is powerful enough for nearly any task or recipe. $449.99, kitchencollection.com
BAG LADYThis pretty-in-print Vera Mums Satchel from Brighton by Ambiance will add class and sass to your handbag collection. $290, 916-983-3113.
Rachel Lopez and Kirsten Vernon are hosts of ‘The Where and Wears’ of El Dorado County. Be sure to watch them on Foothill 7 Television and Sierra Community Access Television 2 and “like” them on Facebook.